Now that we have officially entered spring, it’s time to get cleaned up and organized after such a long, cold winter. Longer hours of daylight means more time to spruce up the yard and clean out the closets. Read on for some tips on how to spruce up your yard and home this spring.
If you’re like me, and winter wears on a little long for your taste, be sure that your garden includes some plants that bloom early, so you can get the earliest start on spring. Here are ten popular favorite flowering trees, shrubs, and plants for the early spring garden.
When starting seeds indoors for spring planting, timing is very important so the plants are large enough to move outdoors at the normal planting time. Read on to find out how to plan your seed calendar for spring planting, along with a schedule for when to plant seeds for popular garden vegetables.
Cleaning and repairing the outside of your home doesn’t have to be a spring project, though it is nice to get outside and enjoy the warm weather after a long, cold winter inside. Here are some often neglected outdoor maintenance projects you might want to consider.
The arrival of the hummingbirds is one of the highlights of spring. Most years, they surprise me, zipping around the yard before I’ve even thought about hanging out my feeder. As spring moves northward, so do the birds, following the above freezing temperatures and spring blooms. Here are some resources and a handy chart to help you get ready for hummingbirds in your yard.
If you just can’t wait until the chance of freezing weather has passed before planting your spring vegetable garden, then read on to find out the secrets of how to give your plants a head start in the garden this spring.
Spring is a sensitive time for your yard – the soil is spongy, the plants are tender, and the weather is unpredictable. Your lawn will thank you for being gentle this time of year, but it will also thank you for addressing a few important spring tasks. Read on to find out how to take care of your lawn in the spring.