Don’t skip these garden chores before retiring for winter (Oregonian)

Don’t skip these garden chores before retiring for winter (Oregonian)
A perennial question is whether to cut down plants now or in spring. The answer is not clear cut, said Jeff Choate, a horticulturist with Oregon State University Extension Service. When it comes to vegetable gardens, everything should come out. Annuals, too, can be uprooted. With perennials, it depends.