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Colour is in this Spring

Column, Kristen Hamilton

The snow is starting to disappear and before we know it, spring will officially be here. Soon, gardeners all around Muskoka will be just itching to start digging into the warm soil. I know I can’t wait to start – in fact I’m already making plans for a new garden in my front yard.

Spring is a busy time with plants growing and gardeners working away. Start in your garden by removing all the dead debris, leaves and pruning shrubs. I know it can be very tempting, but you don’t want to start digging in the garden too early. If you work in the garden when the soil is too wet, you risk compaction of the soil and that won’t do your garden any good…

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