5 Reminders on Preparing the Garden for Spring ...

These 5 reminders on preparing the garden for spring will be a huge help for people who are new to gardening.

I remember the very first garden I planted and how I came to realize that there were some things that probably should have been done before I ever started planting seeds.

Now these reminders seem like common sense to me!

5. Add Manure 3 to 4 Weeks before Planting Begins

Garden centers sell bags of manure that has already been aged, but it's still a good idea to get this organic matter applied to your garden space well before plants get set into place.

Fresh manure must be given time to age after it is applied to a new garden, otherwise any plants placed in it will burn up almost immediately.

Till the Garden a Couple of Times before Planting