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Fall/Winter Wrap-up


You should already be taking care of fall cleanup. If not, you’d better hop to it. If you are, good for you! Now you’re ready for the next step. After cleanup, cover your garden with finely mowed grass clippings and leaves, and overspray the debris with a mixture of:
Apply this mixture with your 20 gallon hose-end sprayer, filling the balance of the jar with warm water. A week to ten days later, you should lightly spade this material, and then let it set for winter.
*Chewing tobacco tea: Place half a handful of chewing tobacco in a small piece of cheesecloth or pantyhose, and soak it in a gallon of hot water until the mixture is dark brown.
But, wait a minute! There are a few other last minute things that may need to be taken care of:

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