A lot of homeowners tend to forget about their gardens in the winter. But this is possibly the most important time to take care of one’s plants. By taking care of some simple tasks now, you will be able to keep your garden looking beautiful, and make it much more productive in spring. Now is the time to spray for disease prevention for fruit trees. Don’t prune frost tender plants, cover them with a frost blanket. Don’t prune cold tender perennials and shrubs until all cold danger has passed in spring and plants are showing signs of breaking dormancy or re-leafing again. Dormant prune your roses in January. Remove any leaves that may still be left on plants.