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!

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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. 

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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!

 

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Basic garden preparation and organization is the name of the game.

Below is our list of spring yard clean up ideas:

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.

 

Weeding

Hula-ho sold on Amazon for your spring garden clean up

Have you ever used a Hula-ho? This is the perfect tool for weeding large areas in your spring garden clean up

 

Mulching

True Temper wheelbarrow on Amazon

We love this wheelbarrow and use it for everything around our yard, especially carrying mulch!

Pruning

Corona Pruners from Amazon are needed for spring garden clean up

Corona ClassicCUT Bypass Pruners are one tool we always have by our side

Fertilizing

Scott's Drop Spreader from Amazon

This drop spreader is perfect for fertilizing and an essential part of your spring garden clean up

 

Lawn Maintenance

Worx Power Edger on Amazon

Do you own a power edger? If not, we think you should! The perfect tool for spring garden clean up and more!

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.

 

That’s all for this episode!

You can find other garden-related episodes on our podcast page at spokengarden.com/podcast

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Today’s Topic: 

Spring Garden Tasks!

Find out which garden tasks you should have on your Spring to-do list!


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Show Notes

Get your Spring To-Do List cheat sheet HERE!

 


“And That’s Good to Know” Segment

5 Types of Garden Bulbs

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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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