Tip of the Week: Spring planting punch list
Posted on February 22 2016
Hey there all of you Garden of Eden fans out there and welcome to our latest edition of "Tip of the Week," where we provide all of you some tips and tricks to keep your indoor flowers and outdoor gardens looking spectacular all the year through! Today's tip will guide you as to how you can prep for spring planting. We hope you enjoy! Who can believe there are less than 30 days until Spring? (27 to be exact as of this blog posting). Wow - where does the time go? That means it's also time to check off your punch list for Spring planting prep. Here's what you need to know so you're ready for bountiful Spring blossoms:
- Take stock and purchase your supplies for your indoor seed starting needs - items such as seed trays, potting soil, light bulbs and heat mats.
- Begin to seed indoors for things such as parsnips, onions, celery, cabbage and cauliflower.
- You can also begin indoor seeding for various annual and perennial plants like black-eyed Susan, butterfly weed, snapdragon, impatiens and perennial sunflowers. These will need 10-to-12 weeks to grow into transplant size.