Clean and oil garden tools, sprayers, and other equipment.
Drain garden hoses and sprinklers and store indoors for increased life.
If you decide to leave them outside, unscrew them from the faucets.
If fuel is to remain in power equipment, add fuel stabilizer. Otherwise, drain gas from power equipment for winter storage. Make any needed repairs.
Protect ornamental and fruit trees and young plants from rabbit damage by wrapping or enclosing in wire screen.
Start a compost pile with fall leaves.
Turn compost pile to hasten breakdown.
Start planning for next year
Make sure your friends and family know you really would prefer a good gardening book, or a handtool, to another pair of socks this Christmas!