November in the garden

GaMa mascot Hazel stays away from the mower when it’s mulching leaves. (Garden Making photo)

5 lawn tips for late fall

Judith Adam

Here are five lawn tips for late fall. Mulching leaves and letting the roughly chopped leaves remain will provide organic mulch for the lawn.

Gather fallen leaves to make leaf mould: your soil will thank you.

Making leaf mould

Judith Adam

Leaves left in a pile and exposed to moisture will compost into a dark crumbly mass of leaf mould, which is an effective conditioning material.

'Mount Airy' fothergilla's fall foliage is a lovely shade of orange-apricot. (Photo by Brendan Zwelling)

Small shrubs with autumn colour

Judith Adam

Small shrubs will take on bright autumn hues. 'Mount Airy' fothergilla's fall foliage is a lovely shade of orange-apricot.

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