Winter is the season of the year that is accompanied by limited outdoor activities. The outdoor activities during winter are regarded unnecessary by most people. Most people show concern for their gardens only during the warmer months. The environment can suffer harm due to the adverse weather in winter. You will be able to protect your garden from the cold weather conditions of winter. This will also reduce the tasks you will be required to do during the onset of spring. The warmer months are best suited for the outdoor activities. Similarly, there are also several tasks that can be done in the garden. What you do during winter determines the workload you will have during the warmer months.
One of the winter tasks you can do is to look after your lawn. Getting rid of any weed present is a way of caring for your lawn. The im[ortance of this is to prevent a heavy infestation of weed during the new year. At this time of the year, the lawn is in most cases covered with heavy frost or snow. It is advised that you should avoid walking on the lawn at this time as you can damage the grass underneath the snow. Winter may not be severe in all seasons. When the winter is mild, you can continue cutting the lawn. However, you should ensure that the blades of the mower are raised. This will make life a lot easier when the warmer months come.
One should also take care of their entertainment area. As stated earlier, winter is accompanied by less outdoor activities. There are those items that you use for the outdoor entertainment that can be well protected in doors. They should, therefore, be moved inside where their protection is guaranteed. One can also use the pressure washer to rinse their decks. Feeding the bird is the other thing to do during this time of the year. There is an importance in feeding the birds. During this time, the birds have less time to fetch for themselves. You should also provide them with water. One may also treat the local birds with some berries and nuts.
The other thing that one can do is to plant some berries. You can choose a few types of berries from the various that are there. Holly, mistletoe, and hawthorn are some of the types of berries available. The appearance of the berries will attract the many birds into your garden. Therefore, your garden will host very many birds.
Lastly, you must ensure the winter survival of your favorite winter plants. One way of doing this is by bringing them under a glass and then raising the container off the ground. The bubble wrap or the old fleece may also be used to help keep the plant warm. One should never forget to remove the wrap one winter is over to ensure air circulation.