Plants are a great way to beautify your Utah lawn. It will add a touch of color and can be a great way to relax. While you are starting your spring lawn chores, you may want to consider sectioning off an area for a garden.
There are different ways that you can create a garden. You can start small, with a few containers, or section off a part of your yard. You may want to start with a small area and then grow your garden as your confidence grows. You can create a raised garden, with a brick wall or wooden container, or you can leave your garden level with the rest of your lawn. It all depends on the amount of time you have to devote to your garden and your comfort level with growing plants.
If you start early in the spring you can start with seeds, or you can wait until the warmer weather and purchase starter plants. Starter plants take less effort and are a good choice for a first timer. You need to know the amount of sun and rain your garden will receive in order to determine the right types of plants to purchase.
You can also purchase perennials or annuals. Annuals will only grow this year, while perennials will return every year. You can make a decision based on whether you want to replant every year or if you want to just let the same plants come back every spring.
Talk to your local garden store to learn about the different type of fertilizer you will need for your garden compared to your lawn, and any other gardening tools you will need to keep your plants healthy. If you have any Utah lawn problems this year while establishing your garden, contact us. We may be able to help you have a great lawn this summer.