How to Prepare Your Garden for spring?

Written by Naomi Meza


Posted on March 10 2023

As the winter chill gives way to the warm embrace of spring, your garden has the potential to bring forth breathtaking plant life.

However, this will not happen without some effort on your part.

Here are a few things you can do to prepare your garden for the full splendor of spring.

Setting Up a Spring Garden

Green watering can pouring water over green sprouted plants

First, you must set up the garden to encourage spring growth.

You will need to clean out any weeds, mulch, and foreign items littering the garden.

Next, you have to think about the plants you want to grow.


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Different plants require different soil nutrients and compositions.

If your garden does not have soil, you need to get the best quality potting mix.

Always ensure your garden is located in a spot that receives enough sunlight.

The Best Plants for Your Spring Garden

Person holding red bell peppers and cucumbers in wicker basket in garden

If you're a foodie, basil is one of the best plants for your spring garden.

You can also plant various herbs like lavender, mint, rosemary, and cilantro to create a cocktail garden.


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Cucumbers, red currants, and the alpine strawberry are also great options for a spring garden.

Here is a list of plants that would do well in spring:

  • Hydrangeas

  • Carrots

  • Cucumber

  • Potato

  • Pumpkins

  • Eggplants

These plants do especially well if kelp meal fertilizer is used in the soil.

Preparing the Soil

Hand holding soil

The secret to a glorious spring garden is in the soil.

You need your soil to have enough Phosphorous, Potassium, Nitrogen, and Calcium.


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Greenway Biotech offers a variety of organic soil-enhancing products to prepare the garden for spring.

Their Blood Meal Fertilizer and Bone Meal Fertilizer are great for preparing a vegetable garden for spring because they fortify the soil with essential nutrients to support growth.

Blood Meal fertilizer benefits include acting as a repellant protecting your plants from pests.


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What to Add To Soil to Loosen the Soil?

Greenway biotech gypsum fertilizer for soil health

Soil structure is also a crucial part of preparing your garden for spring.

Adding gypsum to your garden soil improves soil drainage, promoting healthy plant growth.

It also increases earthworms in soil which is great for keeping soil aerated and loose for optimum water retention and drainage properties.

How to Set Yourself Up For a Weed-Free Spring Garden

Green plant sprouting through soil

The best way to eliminate weeds in spring is to eliminate any lingering weed plants before spring weather arrives.


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You want to uproot the weeds by the root and stem to ensure they do not regrow.

If you spot a weed growing in spring, do not let it go to seed because those seeds will germinate, perpetuating the problem.

What is the Easiest Gardening Technique?

Plant growing in soil with tiny shovel next to it

One of the biggest problems gardeners face is finding enough space to plant their crops.

An easy way around this is to grow your plants going up.

You can start a vertical garden using containers you find around the household.


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Choosing the Right Fertilizer for Your Garden

Greenway biotech strawberry fertilizer 8-12-32 plus micronutrients

To choose the right fertilizer for your spring garden, you need to understand your soil and the plants you grow.

Does your soil have enough calcium, phosphorus, or nitrogen?

If it does, bone meal fertilizer is in order. What about your plants?

Do they need great drainage and improved soil structure?

Browse our fertilizer collection today and find what works best for your spring garden.

Our products come in different sizes, so you can get just what you need for your unique garden size.



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