Maintaining Your Perennial Bed

Maintaining Your Perennial Bed

Perennials


Class 5
In this class you'll...

  • take your new garden through its first season
  • tackle spring clean-up
  • weed, mulch, and fertilize your way through summer
  • put your garden to bed in the fall

Now that your perennial bed is planted and mulched, you can sit back ... right?

Well, not exactly. Though the hardest jobs are done -- digging sod, hauling plants, shoveling mulch -- you’ll still need to spend some time in your garden. This first season is the most important, and you’ll need to be diligent in your watering and weeding, but even established gardens will need routine care. Let’s go through the seasons and look at what tasks should be done, and when.

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