1. Clean up leaves and debris: Remove fallen leaves and other debris from the lawn and landscape beds to prevent them from suffocating the grass and plants.
2. Aerate the soil: Use a core aerator to loosen compacted soil and improve air circulation, water absorption, and nutrient uptake.
3. Overseed the lawn: Spread grass seed over bare or thin areas of the lawn to promote new growth and fill in any gaps.
4. Fertilize the lawn: Apply a slow-release fertilizer to provide essential nutrients for the grass to strengthen its roots and prepare for winter.
5. Trim and prune trees and shrubs: Remove dead or damaged branches and shape the plants to maintain their health and appearance.
6. Mulch the landscape beds: Apply a layer of mulch around trees, shrubs, and flower beds to insulate the soil, retain moisture, and suppress weed growth.
7. Winterize irrigation system: Drain and blow out any remaining water from the irrigation system to prevent freezing and potential damage.
8. Clean and store outdoor furniture: Clean and store any outdoor furniture or equipment to protect them from winter weather and prolong their lifespan.
9. Inspect and repair hardscape features: Check for any cracks, loose pavers, or other damages in walkways, patios, or retaining walls, and repair them as needed.
10. Schedule professional maintenance: Consider hiring a professional lawn and landscape maintenance company to perform a comprehensive fall cleanup and ensure all necessary tasks are completed efficiently and effectively.
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