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Gardening Tips For Spring

Spring GardenSpring is here and your garden is ready to bloom after the cold winter months. Below are a few tips on how to make sure your garden is healthy and beautiful during the spring months.

Early Spring

  • Prune – If you didn’t already prune in the winter, it’s time to do some trimming.
  • Clean The Beds – Clean out any winter debris, leaves, weeds, or winter mulch. Starting with a clean garden bed makes planting much easier.
  • Perform Maintenance – Make any repairs to your garden area early on, so you can focus more on your plants. This is also a great time to do some cleaning around the yard to start with a clear slate.
  • Plant Vegetables – Early spring is the time to plant hardier veggies, such as potatoes, onions, lettuce, and artichokes.

Mid-Spring

  • Bird Feeders – Mid spring is a great time to take down your bird feeders, give them a good cleaning, and store them away for fall.
  • Plant Annuals – If you plan to plant any hardy annuals, mid-spring is the best time to do it.
  • Apply Mulch – If you begin to apply mulch early one, you won’t need to worry much about weeding in the summer.

Late Spring

  • Deadhead Your Bulbs – Remove any of the spent blossoms from your spring-flowering plants. Don’t remove the foliage, let it die back naturally. 
  • Purchase New Plants – Late spring is the best time to go shopping for new plants. Make sure you pick plants that haven’t bloom yet, as these tend to be hardier plants.
  • Prune Spring-Flowering Plants – In order to avoid pruning healthy blossoms, wait until after the plants have bloomed to trim them back.

Here at SpringRock Dental, we hope you have a wonderful spring season! If you’d like to make an appointment, please contact our Aurora, CO dental office today. To give us any of your own gardening tips, please don’t hesitate to leave a comment!

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