How to get your garden ready for the new year?

As the year comes to an end, you may be wondering if your garden is ready for the new year and the changing of seasons. Here are some tips on how to get your garden ready for the new year.

Start seeds indoors – If you are planning on planting some new plants for the new season, look at starting your seeds indoors to give them a chance to grow. Seeds will also be a lot cheaper than buying plants, and if you start planting your seeds in December, they will be ready in time for the new year.

Sharpen your tools – Sharpen your pruning shears, shovels, and other tools, so that you can use them with less effort in the garden. Look at even sharpening your lawn mower blades to make it easier to cut your lawn.

Try beginner gardening projects – If you are new to gardening and want to try your hand at it in the new year, look at starter gardens like container gardening. These types of gardens are low maintenance and will help beginners to understand gardening basics.

Get your soil ready – To get your soil ready, you will have to add potting soil to your soil beds to up the nutrients to help your plants grow. Remember that too many nutrients can cause your plants to dry, so add small quantities at a time.

Make compost – Making your compost is a great way to enrich your soil and use your kitchen waste in an environmentally friendly manner. However, it is best to read up on how to make your compost before starting this project.