Spring just might be the most important time of the year for any garden. It’s when your plants start waking up and growing.
Of course, they’ve just spent a lot of time being dormant and living through winter, so it’s important to aid them in the process of awakening.
You can do this by taking special care of your garden and paying attention to each plant in it. This will ensure healthy progress and a beautiful garden.
After all, what’s more, gorgeous than a fresh and growing garden, blossoming with the rest of nature in spring?
1. Cleaning your tools is essential
You can’t start the gardening season without proper tools. All your tools have probably laid rest during the winter and are now in desperate need of a clean.
Hopefully, you’ve cleaned them before you’ve put them away in the shed so as to ensure they don’t rust or become unusable due to accumulated dirt.
Still, they’re bound to be dusty and dirty, and shouldn’t be used before you’ve washed them. Having clean tools ensures they work properly as well as lengthens their life.
You want your tools to last more than one gardening season, so it’ imperative to look after them properly.
2. Create an area for composting
Composting is a great way to fuel your garden with only the best. If you don’t already have a compost area, you can easily set one up. You can either use an already made bin or use some spare parts of wood to build your own compost bin. This way, you’ll have where to put all the garden waste and watch it turn into healthy fuel for later.
You should make sure to have a variety of waste in the compost to ensure high quality. Vegetable peelings, grass clippings, paper, and wood prunings should all be a part of it.
3. Fixing fences and trails is part of it too
Instead of just focusing on your plants and trees, you should also pay attention to your fences and trails. After all, they’re a part of the garden, too.
You can tend to your plants without tending to the exterior and end up with a less than beautiful garden just like that. What’s more, the quality of these parts will ensure your garden can blossom properly.
The fences may have had a hard winter. The wood can easily be damaged by the snow, and you may see the paint start to peel or crack. It’s enough just to put a fresh layer of…
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