Dig in now
• Fertilize your lawn to enhance winter hardiness and to contribute to a fast spring green-up. Use a winterizer fertilizer with a 3-1-2 ratio of nutrients. 18-6-12 is effective.
• On or about Nov. 1, spray your stone fruit trees (peaches, plums) with copper hydroxide to help control bacterial leaf spot and other bacterial diseases. The application will result in a leaf drop.