Prune back and clean up your perennial beds. Add a layer of mulch to help protect them during the winter months.
You can begin planting your spring blooming bulbs, or pick a few to force bloom indoors for the holidays.
Cut back your chrysanthemums to 2 - 3 inches from the soil once they start dying back. Putting a layer of mulch on them will help to protect them for the winter.
Pansies and violas are heavy feeders. Fertilize them on a regular basis once planted. Look for a nutrient value with a high middle number. This is the phosphate and will help in producing more blooms.
Do not prune spring flowering trees and shrubs. You will have to wait until the end of spring when they have finished blooming.
Fertilize your houseplants through November, then stop feeding them until next year. Most houseplants need a time of rest. Osmocote made for houseplants works well.