Put the garden to bed before winter with fall garden cleanup.
New England Tips
Now that it’s getting cooler, gradually move houseplants inside when nighttime temperatures are consistently in the 50s, well before the first frost threatens.
Now is a great time to prune, rake and mulch. As you tidy up the landscape, you'll make it easier for the next gardening season.
See more tips for your area here. You'll find great gardening advice on caring for your lawn, flowers and edibles, designed to address your specific climate and growing conditions.
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About the New England Region
New England states include Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine and the North Eastern parts of New York. The traditional beginning of the growing season is mid-May, with Memorial Day marking the traditional last frost day. This region boasts four seasons with temperatures in the northernmost regions ranging from 10°F-35°F in the winter and 80°F in the summer. The eastern edge of this region is the Atlantic coastline, with sandy beaches and coastal lowlands, while the northern part of the region is covered by the Appalachian range. The interior and northern regions are known for rich, fertile soil. Average rainfall in the region is between 30-45 inches.