dead winter killed plants - Knowledgebase Question

Wichita, Ka
Question by dmayta
December 26, 2009
when is a good time to cut the dead plant to the ground or should I pull them & when. Two of the plants are,

Answer from NGA
December 26, 2009


I'd cut the dead foliage off the plants now. Cut it off at ground level and then lay a 3-4" inch layer of organic mulch over the soil to help insulate the roots during the winter months. Good luck with your garden!

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