Last Updated On: March 11th, 2019
Spring is just around the corner.
Soon your garden will be popping with colorful flowers, chirping birds, buzzing bees, and unfortunately unsightly weeds and annoying pests of all shapes and sizes.
Yes, they are all coming your way.
You cannot escape them.
However, with careful planning, you can be proactive and set up your spring garden for success now!
Before you start feeling completely overwhelmed, we'll help you relax by forming a plan, or to-do list.
On Ep. 15, we'll share our top 5 spring garden to do's and help you get ready to enjoy your garden without all the headache.
Let's kick-start your spring garden into shape with just 5 high priority tasks!
This episode is meant for any level of gardener who is looking for ideas to clean up their garden and prep it for the spring season.
Spring in the Garden
Chances are you have a lot to do to prepare your garden for flowers, vegetables, and whatever else your heart desires.
You definitely need to make a to-do list for this spring's garden needs.
By starting a specific list of garden tasks you need to accomplish, your garden will be that much healthier and more enjoyable.
We will discuss our top 5 garden to-do's and how we go about getting them done.
We also give you some hints and tips on how you can do the same in your garden.
For anyone who needs help getting started on their to-do list or guidance as to where they should start, this episode is definitely for you!
Spring Garden Cleaning
Basic garden preparation and organization is the name of the game.
Below is our list of spring yard clean up ideas:
- Pruning (lightly)
- Lawn Maintenance: Aerate, Top-Dress, Seeding, and Fertilizing
Be sure to prioritize your list to best match your needs.
Pro-Tip: Before you top-dress, seed, or fertilize your lawn, be sure to mow it first!
Other to-do's you may want to consider:
- Irrigation Spring Activation
- Clean driveways and walks by pressure washing
- Plant potted seasonal color splashes
Helpful Garden Products
Below is an assortment of products we use to accomplish each of the tasks above.
Spring Clean Up Conclusion
As you've read above, you can attack your spring garden head-on by simply making a plan.
Our list of 5 priorities can be used to kick-start your garden into shape.
You just need to decide which tasks are priorities for your garden and dig in!
For more information about spring garden tasks, read our Top 5 Spring Garden Tasks post.
If you need to build raised garden beds, check out this post.
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Spring Garden Tasks!
Find out which garden tasks you should have on your Spring to-do list!
Get your Spring To-Do List cheat sheet HERE!
"And That's Good to Know" Segment
5 Types of Garden Bulbs
The Dutch Tulip Bubble! Listen to learn more.
What You'll Learn:
- Find out what Top 5 tasks you should be doing in your garden, like pruning, mulching, and fertilizing.
- Should you being anything at all in your garden this spring and why?
- Put your own to-do list together!
- Plus, what was The Dutch Tulip Bubble and why is it important to us?
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