Spring Garden Planning – 4 Tips When Planning Your Spring Garden

Spring Garden Planning

With this being one of the coldest winters that I can remember and more snow on the way, I couldn’t help but find myself starting to think of spring this week. Today, we would like to share with you some ways to start preparing for this spring. Spring will come eventually, and just like you, I want to be ready. It is not too early to start your spring garden planning.

4 Tips for Planning Your Spring Garden

The four tips below will help you start planning your spring garden. Although you may have a snow covered landscape, it is not too early to start planning.

“Begin with the end in mind”
~ Stephen Covey.

  1. Spring Planning
    Stephen Covey’s quote is actually the title of habit 2 in his book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. It applies to gardening as well.

    Begin thinking about what you want to garden and landscape to look like. In out article, Think Spring – How to Start Preparing Your Garden, we outline some helpful tips in doing just this.

    The helpful tips include asking yourself questions about what you want in your landscape. Do you want to add new trees? What do you want to change about your landscape?

  2. Flowers for Your Spring Garden

    In our article, 3 Beautiful Flowering Bulbs for Your Spring Garden, we shared 3 amazing flowers to add to your garden this spring. Here are those flowers,

    • Thalia Daffodil
    • Purple Sensation Allium
    • Blue-Eyed Tulip
  3. Spring Flower Planting Tips
    If you are wondering when to play, where to put the bulbs, how many you should plant and when to water, we have the article for you. In our article, 4 Tricks to Planting Beautiful Spring Flowers, we share tips and tricks to having a beautiful spring garden.
  4. Preparing Your Garden’s Soil
    By applying oats, ryegrass, or clover to your garden’s soil, you have prepared it organically. These cover crops will bring some needed nutrients to your garden’s soil especially after this cold winter. You can read more about this technique our article, How to Prepare Garden Soil For Spring or Fall.


These 4 tip will help you get your garden and landscape ready for spring. While this weekend may be full of snow for much of the United States, before we know it spring will be here.

Your Turn

Do you plan your garden before spring arrives each year? What is your favorite part about gardening in the spring? We would love to hear your thoughts in the comment section below.

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