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Garden Prep- Winter Season and Spring is Coming (baseball Starts Feb. 13)

Garden Prep- Winter Season and Spring is Coming (baseball Starts Feb. 13)

Getting a little antsy to  get into the garden and get growing for the new year. 

I went by the garden plot at the park and dropped off 10 buckets of used coffee grounds for soil prep and compost/mulch. It is going to a good solid garden this year and the compost pile is cooking along nicely.Compost Pile Jan 2014 

I have also been double-decking my pallets to build raised beds and to elevate them above water problems we had last summer.

They will now be 8-9 inches deep and the slats make a nice separation for the plants and rows for greens. pallet raised bed 2X Debating going 3 high- for deep growing plants. I will consider this as the season progresses and at the end of the summer make he decision.

I took some photos today and will post and take comparison photos as the season arrives and progresses.

 * How to Get ready for the winter(and the spring)

5 Ways to Prepare Your Vegetable Garden for Fall and Winter

 

What is the next step in preparing the garden for the season? 

Bean Poles 2013 to 2014

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