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As fall blows into town, take a look at your roof and see what needs to be pruned from nearby trees. Limbs that grew during the summer may be hanging down too close. If branches are actually hitting the roof, they can trap moisture and cause mildew.

In theory, bird feeders are simple. You hang it, fill with seed and watch the little flyers fight for food. But here's a wrinkle: Feeders can harbor diseases (such as salmonella), and spread them to your winged guests. Luckily, the solution is simple.

Winter can bring temperature extremes and fluctuations that can be detrimental to many plants. Sunscald can occur when there are cold bright days. The target area is the southern exposure of the tree trunk. The direct suns rays can raise bark temperature which can cause cell activity.