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Prepare your lawn for the mowing season by raking away all twigs and debris. Seed bare spots in the lawn. Dig up the soil six to eight inches deep, add a starter fertilizer, and sprinkle a good seed mix of bluegrass and fescue on the area. Rake lightly to mix the seed and soil, and then tamp to assure seed-soil contact. Keep the area well-watered for two to three weeks until the seed has germinated.Control critters
Prepare your lawn for the mowing season by raking away all twigs and
Protect your newly planted vegetable garden from rabbits, squirrels and other wildlife. Purchase chicken wire fencing with one inch or smaller mesh and make a fence that is at least three feet tall. Install it around your garden, bending it back 6 inches at the bottom. Bury the bottom edge of fencing below the soil. This barrier will keep critters from crawling underneath the fence.Divide perennials
Spring is a good time to divide most perennials. Do this when the flowers get smaller, the center of the plant dies, or the plant outgrows its space. Dig around the plant. Lift it out of the ground and break it into sections. Larger sections re-establish themselves more quickly than smaller ones do. Keep the plants moist while you are working to replant them.
Remove spent flowers from your spring bulbs and allow the bulb foliage to die back naturally. Leaves make food resources that are stored in the bulbs for a repeat flower show next year.
In the spring, longer days and higher light intensity cause indoor plants to grow more rapidly. Start fertilizing again using a half-strength solution at every other watering. Prune hard to stimulate new, bushier growth. Repot houseplants when their roots grow through the drainage holes, when the soil mass is filled with roots, when new leaves are smaller than usual or when the plant wilts between waterings. Put the plant in a container that is one to two inches wider than the original pot.