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Indispensable Spring Gardening Tips

A thing of beauty is a joy forever, is a famous saying. Spring, the one word that changes the whole perspective of seeing the nature. Birds humming and chirping, flowers blooming everywhere, earth wearing a green dress, trees dancing with the flow of soft breeze presents a lovely sight to the eyes of a beholder. But with the arrival of spring there comes an individual duty for you. It's the time for you to roll up your sleeves and get to work to make your garden look beautiful. Worried that how are you going to do it? Here are some easy and effective spring gardening tips for you.

Cleaning and Fertilizing Soil

Gardening is not an easy task, just like humans, plants also need a hygienic and pure environment to grow. So the essential thing is cleaning the garden. Due to frost, the trees become dry and dead. Firstly, remove all the dead leaves and plants and throw away all the waste raw materials. Also, remove the diseased and old weeds by taking out their roots so that they don't affect the other plants. When cleaning is done, prepare the soil for the healthy growth of plants. The winters not only affect the plants and trees but also make the sand dry and infertile. Add organic matter like well-aged worm castings or compost to the soil to make it fertile and enrich with nutrients. You can also check the fertility of soil through some soil tests and add well-balanced fertilizers to make garden beds healthy. Pruning 

Old Plants

The plants are just like your hair. When our hair becomes dry, and we got the split ends, what we do is; trim them so that they can grow again. Same is the case with the plants; you need to prune them to stimulate their growth. Before you start pruning differentiate whether they are summer plants or spring plants. Spring blooming plants are usually pruned in mid-season after they bloom to avoid cutting the new and future fruits. The summer blooming plants require early pruning to remove all the dead leaves and branches. Make sure you follow the guidelines of pruning to get better and healthy growth of plants. 

Start Planting

Many plants are likely to be dead after winters. So you need to plant the new seeds or plants as their replacement. Buy some new flowering plants as per your liking; suggestions are roses and tulips. They will make your garden look more colorful and attractive representing the meaning of spring. You can also grow seasonal vegetables such as lettuce, cabbage, tomatoes, and peas. But planting them is not as easy as it looks. Not all the plants and seeds will grow that naturally. You have to keep working with them and keep them under proper environmental conditions. Like tomatoes and pepper seeds don't grow instantly, firstly you have to grow them indoors for two months then planting them in the garden. The other thing you can do so is before buying new flowers or plants just do some basic research on them. That if they are perennials or annuals. Annuals are the plants that are needed to be replaced every year while perennial can last for about three years surviving the winter season. So it's better to plant the perennials because in this way you don't have to start from the scratch. Last but not least, they will save your money, for you don't have to buy new plants every year.