Spring Gardening Tasks

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Determining winter damage and deciding what needs to be done to prepare for next year's crops is the first step in farming. Farm and care for plants correctly and safely with these spring gardening preparation tips from an experienced farmer in this free... View Video Transcript

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Danny Botkin

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We're back at Laughing Dog farm and we're looking and spring clean up. So in the spring we're faced with a myriad of tasks. We need to get out into the garden, access the winter damage, access the kinds of beds that might be available for early planting. And then basically review the whole garden. Today we're going to be building new beds, installing fences, trellises and retaining walls. And we're also going to be repairing damage soil by adding compost, mulch and other organic amendments in order to get us ready for our spring planting. You can see behind me that it looks like we're well under way with the season but in fact there's plenty to be done. At this point between compost building and bed repair, and spring planting we've got our plate full.