There are many things that can be done in order get a garden ready for the spring. The avid gardener must follow the numerous items out there that act as tips to get your garden ready for spring. The gardener must remove any weeds, lay fertilizer, place up some sort of protection from the animals from the vegetables and flowers, provide for a constant water supply for the growing garden.
The first and most important thing a gardener can do is to remove the weeds from the garden. The weeds in a garden can take up all the nutrients in the ground that would have been available for the vegetables for the flowers that the gardener would have planted. Weeds can make the garden also look very unruly and an unkempt. The weeds can also make planting vegetables and flower very difficult as it may make the planting process through all the weed roots very difficult. Weeds that grow can also block the seeds and seedlings from getting the much needed sunlight.
Another important aspect of getting a garden ready for the spring is to lay down a fertilizer in the garden. Most fertilizers provide the much needed nutrients into the ground to sustain a good growth from plants. Some fertilizers also have a weed killing aspect that can help to reduce the number of weeds and weed growth in the garden. This can be laid down after the majority of the weeds have been removed that way the burden overgrowth is removed.
Wild bird feeders also provide a much needed source from the birds and animals. The birds and animals in the garden that feed on the seeds from the wild bird seed feeder offer their dropping to provide nutrients for the garden ground. The birds and animals can also bring unwanted seeds and weed seed in their dropping so it may be important to be sure the feeder is away from the garden. But for a gardener who does not care as much about weeds, a bird feeder can provide a nice thing to look at when the birds come to feed.
Another important thing to do to get your garden ready for spring is to place a fence up around your garden and to be sure you have an adequate watering supply for the garden. The fence will provide the much needed protection you need for your growing plants from animals that may come and try to eat them or to dig them up. The watering system must provide an adequate and constant flow of water to all flowers and vegetables in the garden.
There are many things to be done to get the garden ready for the spring. A garden can provide a great hobby and also something for the gardener to look at and admire. The avid gardener should be properly removed of the weeds. The wild bird feeders should be used to attract more birds to the area that may help to fertilize the area and create something nice to look at. If you take the proper steps now, you’ll have a beautiful garden to pull vegetables from and gaze upon for the rest of the year!