Now that spring has finally put in an appearance, time to get out in the garden and get some things done.
- Time to do a weed and feed application on your turf.
- You can also get started on a compost station. Now's the time for setting that up so that you have a place to put the grass clippings, spent flower heads and the like. Put it in the backyard and make sure it has full sun.
- Get to mulching! Put the mulch in before your tender plantings so you won't have to worry about mulch application smashing young plants.
- Repair damage done by snow plows and de-icing agents. You might have to fill in a dent put there by a snow plow. If the turf has too much de-icer exposure, cut the turf away and replace it.
- Test your irrigation system and do a test run.
- Remove old tree stakes.
- Prep for bedding plants. Cultivate the soil and add peat moss.
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