Get your garden ready for spring. Take these spring gardening tips so you can enjoy a spring garden. Learn what tasks should be done and how to care for your garden in the spring.
Your garden is slowly waking up from the winter and now is time to take care of a few things so your yard is ready for a spring garden.
Generally speaking, our backyards are spaces we put to good use in the summer months when the weather is a little better and we can really kick back and relax. Now, summer isn’t quite upon us yet. But we are fast approaching the spring months and now is a better time than ever to start focusing on your outdoor space again.
Planting a spring garden
If you put in a little hard work now, you’ll be able to spend quality time out back as soon as the weather becomes more pleasant. Here are just a few areas you might want to focus on get prepare your spring garden!
Taking Care of Your Trees
As they grow, you’ll need to make sure they’re pruned to perfection. You may find yourself needing to cut back branches to prevent them from encroaching on your neighbor’s space over the fences. You may also need to remove dead trees by cutting them down, so they don’t pose a risk by being unstable and potentially falling of their own accord.
Now, you could tackle these tasks independently given the right equipment and bestowed with a little instruction. Sometimes, it’s best to leave the care of your trees to the professionals. Tree Surgeons will be able to complete all of the tasks above to perfection – in the safest way possible too!
Like trees, flowers can be a wonderful addition to your garden too! They can add a touch of color to your outdoor space and many have lovely fragrances too. Like trees, they can also attract wildlife like butterflies and bumblebees.
There’s an option for flowers in almost any garden. If you don’t have much space, you can try out climber plants (which will grow against the walls of your home), window boxes, or pretty hanging baskets. If you have more space to work with, you can dig flower beds and fill them with all of the different types of plants you like.
Planting a spring vegetable garden
Planting a spring vegetable garden will allow you to get a jump start on growing your own food. You can plant things like lettuce, carrots, and potatoes will give you food early on in the season allow you to save a little money on groceries.
When to plant a spring garden?
Depending on the area of the world you live in will be the main factor however, if you live in the US the best time (depending on your growing zone) will be anywhere between February and April.
You want the risk of severe frost to be low and get a few days that are pleasant enough to be in your garden.
What to plant in an early spring garden?
Here are a few things you can plant in your spring garden. You can choose your favorites below!
Anything in the lettuce family like:
- Romaine lettuce
- Bib lettuce
- And more!
More vegetables you can plant are:
- Brussels sprouts
What should I plant in my spring garden?
- Tomatoes (after the threat of frost is gone)
- Beans (after the threat of frost is gone)
- Summer squash
That’s just naming a few. There are a lot of other vegetables you can plant in your spring garden.
These are just a couple of steps to consider when sprucing up your garden. As we’ve already said, now’s a better time than ever – so why wait?