Utah State University Extension
By the time the frost starts covering the lawn at the end of the season, many gardeners–like their plants– are spent. It is all too easy to ignore outdoor chores, but by accomplishing a few simple chores before those first flakes fly, you can ensure an easier start to next spring.
Gunnell, JayDee, "Winding Down for Winter" (2007). All Current Publications. Paper 1090.