Before you know it you will be overrun by everything pumpkin again. Pretty soon you’ll be school, sending the kids to school, thinking about your Halloween costume and unpacking your sweaters and scarves,

You can never start preparing your home and exterior too early. Not only will this make sure that your home’s curb appeal is high but give you some peace of mind when complete.

Here are a few tips to prepare your home’s exterior for the fall and keep your property in tip-top shape.

Get Rid of Dead Foliage

You’ll want to get rid of any dead plants, leaves and branches before the winter. This makes your yard look cleaner and that someone lives there. Removing dead landscaping includes cutting back dead annuals, perennials, grass, shrub and tree branches, as well as raking leaves and fixing any dead or brown patches.

Clean the Exterior of Your House

When preparing your yard and garden for the fall, don’t forget about the house. With an absence of leaves on the trees, the state of your siding, windows and roof (at least the gutters and eaves) are a lot more visible. Hire a soft wash company to get your exterior looking like new.

Mow the Lawn

Get that last mow in before the grass stops growing“. Mowing height should be changed in September you are mowing at 2 to 2 ½ inches. Raising your mower height throughout the growing season will result in a thick, vigorous turf.”

Mulch Your Trees and Plants

Try laying mulch in the fall as opposed to laying it in the spring. It will protect the plants and shrubs and also is probably a little less expensive then buy in the spring.

Seed the Lawn

Grab a bag of see and after prepping a few patch areas vy raking out, lay down some seed and water! By spring you will see the grass sprouting!

Call the team at DiPietro Landscape for all your landscaping needs!