Preparing garden beds for spring and beyond

Complete fertilizers will have equal amounts of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium Metro ServiceBegin preparing garden bed soil early for new plants. ■ Metro Service Gardening enthusiasts may have been thinking about their landscape plans throughout the winter, eager to once again get their hands dirty with soil. Whether a home gardener is making preparations for edible crops or beautiful flowers, he or she must take time to make the soil amenable to planting. To establish hearty, durable plants, gardeners can focus on three main areas: addressing soil composition, cultivating and adding nutrients. Soil composition Many gardeners prefer growing a variety of plants in their gardens. Such an approach requires taking inventory

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