With May rapidly approaching and warmer weather on the horizon, it is a great time to begin thinking about getting a garden ready for summer. Whether it’s planting vegetables, fruits, or flowers, it’s important to do some research and prep before getting starting.
First, make sure you have all the necessary tools to tackle your garden. Second, it is key to find the crops and flowers that grow best during warmer months. The location of your garden is key since plants and crops require the sun, water, soil, and nutrients. No matter the size of the garden, understanding the surrounding climate and finding the perfect location is vital to its growth.
After determining what to plant and where to plant it, it’s time to get started! If you’ve decided on a small urban garden, use these tips to add some flare and maximize the space. Working with a larger space? There are plenty of ways to get creative and structure the garden to ensure it’s aesthetically pleasing. Getting everything planted is the most important step in getting a garden ready, but don’t forget to focus on maintenance and protection in the upcoming months!