Winter Gardening Prep - Backyard Boss

Winter Mulching: What Is It and Why You Should Do It

Winter is fast approaching, and your garden is nearing the end of its run for the year! Although they’re dormant once the temperatures drop, they’re still alive and need to be cared for. To do this, you need to start winter mulching! Winter mulching is crucial in helping your garden survive the winter and grow …

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The Best Portable Cold Frame to Keep Your Plants Warm

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When the weather starts to get cold, you probably start thinking about how you are going to keep your backyard garden thriving. Cold weather can wreak havoc on sensitive plants and vegetables, and when you’ve spent all year cultivating them, losing them is a real downer. That’s why a cold frame could be a great …

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How to Best Put Landscape Fabric to Use in Your Garden

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When I hear the words garden fabric, I think landscape fabric, the black cloth underlayment used in my xeriscaping, and the material my mom used to used in the vegetable garden every year. You may not ever notice it since sometimes it is covered up with mulch. I’ve discovered that the term ‘garden fabric’ is …

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