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Quick Tips to Garden Ready

Getting your garden ready and prepared for the growing season in early spring will benefit you throughout the growing season. Whether you have an existing garden or you are starting a new growing space, here are a few tips to keep in mind:

Sunshine, Sunshine, Sunshine

As we all know, plants need sunlight to grow. Make sure your location gets at least 6 hours of sunlight per day. If you live in the Northern Hemisphere, your garden should face the south while in the Southern Hemisphere your growing location should be facing north.

Let’s talk Shade!

One thing I always remind my clients about is to look around and make sure that there aren’t any structures like fences or buildings or trees that will block sunshine or cast a shadow on your garden.