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By Jeff Gale
NDSU Extension Agent, Foster Co. 

Field and Garden: Winterizing trees and ripening tomatoes


October 3, 2022

Our trees and shrubs need some care as winter approaches.

If conditions remain dry, then it’s recommended to thoroughly water evergreens before the ground freezes.

By filling the needles with water, we can protect them from wind.

Now is also the time to reinstall white tree guards around the trunks of young trees.

The guards will prevent cracking and protect against wildlife.

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