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Saving plants from winter

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A long season of freezing temps can harm lots of plants. So, home DIYer Serena Appiah and master gardener Erin Schanen are working together to protect vulnerable plants from winter and help you get your yard ready for the cold season.

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Erin Schanen- blogger

What exactly do you need to do to protect your plants this winter? Erin with The Impatient Gardener answers questions for Serena of Thrift Diving (and maybe you too).

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Photo: Erin Spain using a chipper shredder

Fall leaves can be pretty on the tree, but there's a lot to handle once they drop. Follow along as The Impatient Gardener helps Thrift Diving tackle these issues.

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Meet Our Saving Plants Experts
Photo: Erin Schanen
Erin Schanen

With 17 years of gardening experience, Erin Schanen grows a little bit of everything in her southeastern Wisconsin garden. A home gardener and master gardener volunteer, Schanen focuses on education and inspiration for real-life gardeners served up with a dose of humor.

The Impatient Gardener
Photo: Serena Appiah
Serena Appiah

Serena Appiah is the owner, publisher and carpenter-in-training behind Thrift Diving, a blog and YouTube channel that inspires home enthusiasts to decorate, improve and maintain their home with paint, power tools and thrift stores.

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