Prep Your Garden for Spring

Spring garden preparation will set the foundation for a rewarding and satisfying summer gardening season.

Watch this 5 minute video from expert rosarian and gardener, Paul Zimmerman. He offers tips from nature, your local experts, and Google on the best way to determine your ideal spring garden kick off schedule. Remember, too early and you might disturb beneficial pollinators, too late and you might miss early spring and summer blooms.

tulips in front of a rustic cabin

When to start?

  • Nature's best tip? Forsythia blooms
  • Google's best tip? Search "last frost date [your zip code]" and count back 6 weeks
  • No true dormant season? You can begin in January