How to prepare a garden for spring planting

By Metro Creative Connection

The final weeks of winter, and even the first few weeks of spring, are still chilly in many parts of the world. Despite those last vestiges of winter chills, late winter is a great time to begin preparing gardens for the coming planting season.

Gardens may have to withstand months of harsh weather each winter, and such conditions can take a toll. Gardeners can consider the following tips as they try to restore their gardens and get them ready for spring planting.

Disinfect your tools

It’s common to clean tools in late fall or whenever they’re typically placed in storage for the winter, but cleaning and disinfecting are not necessarily the same thing.

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