The winter might have meant snow, ice or even hail storms for your house and garden. Inevitably, as the winter gives way to the spring, our garden gets in dire need to be cleaned so that you can actually take advantage of spring and actually get your vegetable bed going! However, this requires a thorough spring cleaning first! Let’s get a checklist ready for jobs to be done.
Eliminating Debris Using Garden Bags
Most of the times, winter might have left a devastating effect on the trees of your garden! The first thing one need to do is clean up all the scattered sticks and fallen branches. Sometimes the town has a lawn debris pickup man appointed who can pick up the debris from the house or they have a certain location for you to collect in garden bags and leave it there. If not available, one can always hire a wood-chipper and get the job done!
Feed your garden with Fertilizers
Post winter, the garden soil does need nourishment so that it in turn feeds the plants and keep them well nourished! Last year fallen leaves can make terrific compost. This is also the tome when you can add the requisite fertilizer to the soil and make them well geared up! The soil must have all required nutrients which the plant roots can absorb and fuel the flowering and fruiting plants.
Updating the lawn with Beautiful Accessories
Then comes the gardener’s love job! All the bushes, hedges and perennials that had gone haywire need to be trimmed and the entire garden pruned. Overgrown grasses can also be mowed! One can also add slow release complete lawn food to all those areas to the entire area that is grassed gets the nourishment. The damaged tree limbs and branches must also be trimmed. The dead plants must be eliminated as well! If you are unable to do this tricky task yourself, you also have the option of hiring a professional tree trimmer. Ensure that all build up of thatch and other dead growths are completely eliminated.
Map out landscape
The garden is now ready to be given a quick analysis and plan out its final visual appearance which is neatly streamlined as well as vibrantly colored, cheerful and attractive. Not down sparse areas or the changes you would like to make to the present landscape! Get the list ready that you need to plant fresh and their location. Ensure that the to-be planted area has enough organic matter, soil wetting agent and all that the plant would require! There are also a number of online stores where you can get some great beautifying accessories for your garden.
The best thing about early spring is that it’s the best time to plant all kinds of trees, shrubs, annuals and all those vegetable which you want to eat only from your garden! You can plant a number of kitchen use veggies and herbs like tomato, capsicum, lettuce, cucumber, chilies, lemon, basil, parsley and a horde off all other items that take your fancy. However be careful to provide enough space for the plants to grow both up and across! Finally, continue pampering and taking care of your garden with the best accessories and enjoy the fruits of your labor and become the talk of the neighborhood!