Spring is in the air and we all have come out from our hibernation phase of the winter season. The ground is warming up and trees are beginning to bud again.
The markets are full of all kinds of fresh produce like carrots and tomatoes. However, you still have a lot to do to your garden in spring.
With appropriate preparation, you can get a nutritious harvest and flowers during this amazing growing season.
few tips on what to do to your garden in spring:
Build a raised bed:
If you are refurbishing your garden, then you can consider building a raised bed. These raised beds can be filled with healthy soil and the plants will be better nourished.
Raised beds should be placed in the sun to get better results.
Clean the garden tools:
With the arrival of spring, it is important to clean all your garden tools to start working on the soil. So sharpen and clean your tools like shovels, hoes, and trowels and wipe them clean.
If the tools are not clean, they might spread fungus in the garden. Keep your garden tools well-maintained so that they last longer.
Make your own compost:
You can cut costs on fertilizers by making your own compost with garden material, yard trimmings, and kitchen scraps.
Invest in a compost system that is in accordance with the amount of material you will add to it. While small gardens require tumbler-style bins, larger ones may need a three-bin composting system.
Buy high-quality seeds:
You can source high-quality seeds according to your region’s climate and environment. It is important to choose seeds that grow well in the amount of sunlight received by your garden.
You can plant crops like beans, parsley, broccoli, lettuce, and tomato.
Remove the weeds:
Pull out the weeds from the garden along with debris and fallen branches. Do not pull out weeds from wet soil as it can damage the soil structure.
Pulling weeds from dry soil keeps the texture aerated which makes plants grow well. Removing weeds will make your garden look fabulous and you will get more space for plants to grow.
Keep them safe from frost:
Frost is a big threat to your garden during this time, so keep an eye on the local forecast and move your plants to a greenhouse or cover them with horticultural fleece.
Plan what you want to plant in your garden and make notes so that you can order your spring bulbs beforehand.
You will have a beautiful garden in spring if you order and plant your bulbs timely. You can research the bulbs on Instagram or other social portals.
Now sit back and enjoy the beautiful view of your garden during this amazing season that offers so much.