December To Do

-Tidy your garden (1)
-Winterize garden shed & tools
-Plant bare root trees, and shrubs(2)
-Keep trees, and shrubs snow, and ice free(3)
-Use garden greens to decorate your home for Christmas
-Plant these in North Carolina
-Remember to feed the birds!
(1) Rake fallen leaves, and either add them to the compost heap, or bury them in the garden soil, that's left to rest over Winter. Mulch garden plants generously to give them good frostbite protection.
(2)If you can work the soil, it is still a good time to plant bare root plants.
(3)Avoid accumulation of ice, and snow on your branches of garden trees, and shrubs, or you plants will get damaged.
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Special Thanks
Special Thanks to Town & Country Gardens Contributors: blogger, bulabean, dive-angel (Karin),, flickr, ineedathis, Jasmine&Roses, Rita Crane Photography.
Rita Crane, daughter of LIFE magazine photographer Ralph Crane. Her work can be seen on Flickr at Rita Crane Photography or on her website., W.D. Williams

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