7 Ways To Prepare The Garden For Spring

While we are still waiting to leave winter behind here are some ideas of things you can do to prepare the garden for the coming season. In fact this is mixture of jobs you can do now and projects you can plan to carry out in the next few months. I came across these ideas in an article by Erica Reiling which I found on the Freshome website.

Is it just us or is spring in the air? It?s getting a bit warmer, and that renewing feeling we get as winter lifts is starting.?We?re getting?inspired to clean up, refresh, and get organized. Of course, there?s a ton of spring cleaning to be done inside.? But the outdoors need a good sprucing as well.
There?s nothing dreamier about spring than imagining sitting out on the patio with friends. Here are 7 ways?to get your outdoor living spaces dialed-in to welcome the fairest season (and all those long days of summer, too!).

1. Take inventory of your?garden furniture.

outdoor_seating_area_orange_chimeyImage: Houzz

Before you hit the stores or even the inspiration boards, take stock of what you already have. What needs repairing and what needs replacing? Preseason sales can be a good time to make any purchases. (Prices are higher when it?s beautiful outside.)?Since outdoor living space is an extension of your home when the sun is out, choose pieces that continue the flow of your design style inside.

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