From using mulch to protect your plants’ roots to planting winter vegetables, here are ten tips to help maintain your garden during the winter.
1. Use mulch to protect your plants’ roots. This will help insulate them from the cold and prevent frost damage.
2. Prune your trees and shrubs back. Removing dead and damaged branches will stimulate new plant growth. Pruning during winter will help your plants to grow back stronger than ever when spring comes around.
3. Don’t forget to water your plants, even in the winter. Watering your plants, will help prevent them from drying out and dying.
4. Use foliage probiotics such as our FP60, this will help to protect the plants leaves from damage caused by frost.
5. Remove dead leaves and debris from your garden beds. This will help to prevent pests and diseases from taking hold.
6. Planting winter vegetables like kale, spinach, and carrots can provide fresh produce even during the cooler months.
7. Consider using a greenhouse to grow plants during the winter.
8. Test Your Soil: Testing your soil will help you determine what it may or may not be lacking during winter. You can purchase a soil PH test kit through our online store.
9. Use a soil conditioner. Products like our Biotic Booster will help your plants grow strong and healthy. You can combine the biotic booster with plant probiotics like our RE250 and FP60 to help your plants thrive all year round. Depending on your preferences you could also use organic or synthetic fertilizers.
10. Keep Pests Away: Pests can quickly destroy a garden, so it’s important to keep them away. You could use natural or chemical pest control methods.