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Spring Into Action And Use These Eight Steps To Jumpstart Your Garden For The New Growing Season

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Spring is right around the corner, and if you’re like most people, you’re totally over the cold and ready to get back outside in some warm weather. Plus, if you’re a gardener, you likely can’t wait to get your hands dirty again.

But you don’t have to wait until the season officially starts. In fact, you can trade in your cozy blankets for a pair of gardening gloves right now and start jumpstarting your property for the blooming season.

So, here are eight ways to prep your garden beds and ensure that you make the most of this spring.

1. Assess And Clean Up Your Garden

For starters, you can thoroughly evaluate the current state of your garden and look for any signs of plant disease or pest infestations that might have occurred over the winter.

You can also remove any debris, such as fallen branches or dead leaves, and get rid of weeds that can compete with your plants for nutrients. This cleanup process is crucial for preventing diseases and pests from spreading.

2. Soil Testing And Enrichment

Your soil’s health is fundamental to your garden’s success this spring, too. So, you should test the soil for pH level and nutrient content.

Depending on the results, you may need to add amendments like compost, manure, or specific fertilizers to enrich the soil. Either way, properly conditioned soil ensures that your plants will have the nutrients they need to grow.

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