Hello World! Welcome Friends! With the warmer days slowly making an appearance and the sun shining away, there’s no better time to get your garden into shape for some spring projects. With so many different things to consider when it comes to gardening, here is a list of the main points you need to consider to get yourself and your garden revived and ready for the spring gardening ahead!
Revive your Soil
The harsh winter weather can cause your soil to dry out, which is not ideal for planting your new bulbs and seeds into. In order to have a moist, high quality flower bed, you need to revive it. To revive your soil, simply start by adding moisture back into it. You can add compost to your soil to help give its moisture back, which will result in your plants being much healthier and growing to their full potential.
Prevent those Weeds
There is a specific material that has become more and more popular with gardeners today, and that is mulch. Mulch is a material that helps to kill off diseases and weeds within your flowerbeds and the rest of your garden. By preventing weeds from growing in and around your plants, you are instantly extending the life of your plants and ensuring they won’t begin to rot or decay. You can also look at spraying any surface areas that have, or may attract weeds, with a strong weed killer. Weed killer is a very hazardous product, so be careful not to use it in areas of the garden that are used frequently, especially by children.
Spring Clean your Garden
From the potting bench to the flowerbeds, the garden and its features can become very messy and unorganized throughout winter. Come springtime, you can start to spring clean your garden and get rid of any rubbish. If you find that a number of plants have died in your flowerbeds, its best to remove the soil and start again. When it comes to areas such as your greenhouse and potting bench, you may find that there are a heap of empty pots, packaging and other general pieces of rubbish that have accumulated. Throwing these away will simply leave you with a fresh, clean space to work with for all of your new spring projects.
Make Areas Neater
When spring finally arrives, you will be greeted with days of sunshine and clear skies. These days are ideal for trimming your hedges, pruning your flowers and making your garden neater in general. It’s so easy to let a hedge grow out of control, especially in winter when its exposed to plenty of rain water. Keeping on top of these areas, however, will keep your garden aesthetically pleasing and prevent it from looking overcrowded or untidy. If you feel that cutting hedges to size is slightly nerve wracking, you can always look to get some professional help to get your garden back into shape!
Add Something New
To make sure your garden is as bold, beautiful and bright as possible, you should look at planting some new flowers to add a little character back into the area. Gardens can seem slightly dull and bleak without the bright colors of Lilies, Peonies and Roses, so planting some vibrant plants to your garden will certainly lift the atmosphere. It’s also a really good idea to plant certain seeds that progress over time. Having a selection of plants that slowly appear throughout spring and summer will keep your garden looking interesting and bold at all times!
Happy Gardening! Today is Day 3 of our Spring Tour. Click here to pick up the schedule and then off you go to get some Spring inspiration!
Have a beautiful day/night depending on where you are in the world! Go with God and remember to be kind to one another!
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