How to fix plant containers and raised garden beds for the next season
As winter comes to an end, it’s time to start revamping your raised garden beds and plant containers for the next season. This simple step-by-step guide will walk you through the “how to fix plant containers and raised garden beds” process.
Step 1: Remove the dead growth
First and foremost, you need to remove all the dead plants from the container or raised garden bed. Clear out any dead leaves and cut back any dead growth. The idea is to make your container fresh and to make room for new plants.
Pro Tip: Don’t remove the new growth
As you’re removing the dead growth from your raised garden bed or plant container, be careful not to remove any new growth. Work around these new beginnings, so they can keep growing into the next season.
Step 2: Add Fertilizer
When you’re done removing the dead from your container, it’s time to add fertilizer. Break up the soil using your hands and then add your fertilizer to the top. Grow Maker from Green As It Gets is the perfect pre-plant soil boost for the job. With over 50 different ingredients, Remix will stimulate roots, add beneficial microbes, and correct any existing pH imbalances.
Step 3: Add your plants
After adding fertilizer to your container or raised garden bed, go ahead and add your new plants! You can use your hand to gently dig up small holes. Afterward, place your plants into the hole and move the fertilizer/soil mixture around the plant.
Step 4: Water!
The last step in this process is to water your revamped plant container or raised garden bed. Make sure you completely soak your new plants with water.
This step-by-step guide is for plant containers or raised garden beds that are simply being revamped, but if you’re thinking about completely redoing your container, check out this article that answers the question, “What should you put in a plant container?”
Follow this guide and your container or raised garden bed will be ready to transition from winter to spring! When summer rolls around, your container or raised garden bed will be ready to embrace summer plants.