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What to Do With My Garden After 1st Freeze

Zone 7 | Kathy added on October 28, 2011 | Answered

What do I need to do after the freeze has killed the plants; do I need to keep up with a compost?

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Heather
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Answered on November 4, 2011

Normally after the garden has died back, you can clean up any dead material. Discard any disease plant material and compost the rest. It can be helpful to put out a layer of leaves or straw to keep weeds down.

These articles may be helpful:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/projects/fall-garden-clean-up.htm

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/info/cleaning-up-garden.htm

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