Winter Preparation for Plants, Tools and Equipment

I moved to eastern Idaho 6 months ago from a warmer climate. Could you give me some suggestions for protecting my plants from winter damage? Do my tools and equipment need special attention?

Fall Pruning

Question: I read recently that fall is a good time to prune trees and shrubs. I have a variety of plants which need attention. What can I prune now?

Getting Raspberries Ready for Winter and Unusual Lady Bugs

Question: I had a great crop of raspberries this year. What should I do with the plants and maybe the soil to get them ready for winter and a great crop again next year?