A serious gardener will know the stress of cleaning a garden during the spring break. This is the time where there is no charm left in them, all that is left is fallen branches and debris. It is essential that you clean them and make sure that you keep it clean as the wetness can make everything look dirty. Here are some steps that you can follow when it comes to cleaning your garden.
Remove Mulch and Prune from perennial flowers
The first task is to make sure that you are removing the composition of the dead plants. As soon as you are done with the prune, you need to make sure that you start with your new yield bringing your garden back to its former glory.
Prune woody perennial flowers and plants
There are some shrubby plants which have a wooden stem, and with the spring around the corner, you need to make sure that you find the right bloom. Pruning these woods will make sure that you have the right start to sending out new flowing branches. It is best that you wait until the frost has passed, which will make it easier to getting back to your new growth.
Trim evergreens and semi evergreens perennial plants
Depending on the garden, you need to make sure that you have the right perennial plants which will allow you to a tidy looking garden. There are many plants which can easily get tatters and to encourage new growth needs to be trimmed.
Cut back ornamental grasses
If you had ornamental grasses left for the winter, one of the easiest things one can do is to cut them. You do not have to worry about the regrowth as cut grasses which are few inches above the ground grow quickly.
Care for roses
Spring rose care is one of the most important as roses grow in a warmer climate, and the winter season can benefit from the prune. You can remove the majority of the leaves, which will shock the plant into producing more leaves and start growing.
Choose the right time to prune
Most of the spring-blooming trees and shrubs grow during the summer months. Pruning them in the spring before they bloom can make your job a lot easier. Learn about your trees and prune accordingly.
Fertilise and tidy up the evergreens
Most evergreens require no spring care and can tidy up on their own. Spring is an excellent time to make sure that you fertilise the evergreens as this can allow them to grow actively. Also, this will let your soil to be much more healthier and have a well-balanced label, especially for the evergreens.