GE­OR­GIADIS'S QUICK SPRING GAR­DEN­ING TIPS

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Build good com­post­ing and get your worm farm tick­ing along. Mulch the gar­den now so it will be break­ing down even bet­ter over the sum­mer. Think about get­ting your late spring/sum­mer ve­g­ies into the gar­den. Try sow­ing some seeds if you've been mainly a seedling grower. Grow­ing ve­g­ies from seeds this year will re­veal how easy and cheap it is.

Think about plant­ing some herb pots. If you're re­ally in to pars­ley and basil, plant big bunches rather than a few here or there. If you get a good basil crop you can make a heap of pesto.

Find an area to plant a rose­mary hedge so you can grow enough to give friends and fam­ily and share with neigh­bours.

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