How to prepare garden soil for spring planting

Soil testing

"Before you do anything else, gardeners recommend doing some soil testing. You can buy a kit or do your own DIY soil tests.

Manure and compost

"Green manure and chicken manure are just two example of great additions to your soil. Both can help enrich the soil and replenish lost nutrients."


"Spring time is one of the best times to start mulching your garden beds. And mulching in early spring is super beneficial for your soil."


"Once the weather starts to warm up, the weeds start shooting up. It's best to stop weeds in their tracks and get rid of them as soon as you see them.

pest control

"Alongside the plants, wildlife also awakens once spring comes around. This means you will soon be dealing with a bunch of pests trying to mess up your garden.