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There's still time to plant fall bulbs - the ground doesn't really freeze until about Thanksgiving. Water them well and mulch after planting for great results in the spring.
Evergreens, roses, shrubs, perennial herbs, and rhubarb need a good soaking watering before the ground freezes. This is their last chance to get the moisture they need to keep them through the winter. The drying winds of winter really dry out the branches of evergreens so this is the one thing that you can do to take care of your plants for the winter.