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• Clean up and destroy any fallen, spoiled or mummified grapes and tree fruits that may harbor diseases over the winter.

• Remove spent flowers and foliage of perennials after they are damaged by frost.

• Roll up and store garden hoses on a warm, sunny day. It’s hard to get a cold hose to coil into a tight loop.

• Plant tulips now that soil temperatures are cooling off.

• Dig and divide overcrowded rhubarb clumps now.

• Remove and compost all plant debris from the vegetable garden to eliminate hiding places where insect pests may overwinter.

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