Spring is right around the corner, which means it’s time to start gearing up our gardens for warm weather. If you’re like me you’ll have a lot of work to do to turn your winter wasteland into a summer paradise, which makes this the perfect time to focus on greening your garden routine. Below are ten things you can do before the first seed goes in the ground to make sure your garden grows in safe and happy.
Prune back dead trees and shrubs and clean up leaves, branches, and dead grass that might block new growth. And make sure any yard waste you collect goes straight to the compost pile!
Put several inches of a natural mulch like straw or wood chips around perennials to reduce water loss, minimize temperature fluctuations in the soil…
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