Spring is here!!! The Sun, The Wind, and a bit of glorious
Here are the 3 SIMPLE STEPS for SPRING GARDENING:
1. HEALTHY SOIL: In the garden, no substance can
compensate for failure in the soil. Soil should be deep,
lots of bio-mass, and hold moisture like a sponge.
When I start in a pot, I often use Patio Plus. Be sure
to do the “DENT TEST” to ensure your soil is alive! 2. HEALTHY STARTS: Seeds are fun but Starts are
better for the beginning gardener. Buy LOCAL!
For the Phoenix Area we recommend:
a. Vilardi Gardens at Summer Winds
b. Utopian Harvest.com (Scottsdale and Gilbert
Locations) 3. HEALTHY ROUTINES: Avoid Binge-gardening! It’s all
about routines and automation! especially with
Check Out GreenThumbThursday.com for more about
WHAT TO PLANT RIGHT NOW! and our Year-Round
Planting Calendar for the Desert Southwest including all the
varieties best suited for here!