How to Get Your Garden Ready For Spring

Start dreaming up fun things to plant, dust off the gardening gear and prepare to welcome new life to your yard (16 Photos)

Jennifer Steil on Mar 1, 2013 at 2:03PM

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How to Get Your Garden Ready For Spring

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Make a Plan

Think about your goals in the garden before you get started. You may want to add a vegetable patch, put out additional containers or plants, or improve the design of an area. “Think about what you did last year. For example, what perennials need to be divided this year so there is more space between them?” says Craig Jenkins-Sutton, President of Topiarius Urban Garden and Floral Design in Chicago, Illinois. “Make a checklist of all you want to accomplish.”

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