Tips on preparing your lawn for autumn & winter

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As autumn approaches, you'll want to make sure your lawn is prepared to deal with the colder days and nights ahead. The key is finding a good fertilizer. Sharon Morrisey from the UW Extension offers some rather helpful tips.

If you have bare spots in your yard, autumn is one of the best times of the year to seed and repair those areas. But what should you be looking for? Sharon offers tips in the video just below.

Lastly, you might consider adding a splash of color to your yard this autumn. It's an easy thing to do -- but there are something you should know.