Early Spring Gardening with Malmborg’s

It’s been a long winter, but now it’s finally time to get back out there and start gardening! Getting a strong start in early spring is crucial for your garden’s health all year. We can’t wait to help you Get Gardening this spring!

Early spring is a busy season for gardeners! Not only will you have to prepare your gardening soil and environment for the year to come, but it’s also the perfect time to start planting a diverse selection of seasonals, annuals, and perennials to enjoy now and all year long.

Early spring can be an overwhelming season for new gardeners precisely because it’s so important for the seasons that follow it. But don’t panic! With a little help, getting your garden ready for the year is easy and fun. That’s what we’re here for.

Gardeners need to accomplish a lot of different things at once in early spring. First, you’ll need to clean and prepare your gardening environment for the plants you hope to add or re-introduce. Next, you’ll need to find plants that are hardy enough to take root and start growing this early and that have the potential to grow strong for as long as you’d like them around.

There’s plenty to do, but with the right plan, plants, and help, you’ll get set the stage for a great year of gardening to come. We’re here to provide each of those things! Read on for Malmborg’s best tips on how to Get Gardening right this spring, complete with tips on when, where, and what to plant.

Early spring is the perfect time for gardening, whether you’re a brand new gardener trying your hand at raising a few plants or an old pro coaxing your garden back to life after a long winter. Whatever your level of experience, commitment, or interest, Malmborg’s has the plants, experts, and tools required to help you Get Gardening right – this spring and beyond!

Just like we’ll meet you at any skill level, we’ll help you get what you need the way you need it, too. Want a particular plant? Check our Plant List to see if we have it. Not sure what you’re looking for? Use our Plant Search feature to look based on your needs. Have questions? Give us a call or come see us in person at either of our Garden Centers. Want curbside pickup? Just let us know and we’ll accommodate. Whatever you need to Get Gardening this early spring, Malmborg’s can provide. We’re here to help.

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Carrots are an edible, biennial herb in the family Apiaceae grown for its edible root. The carrot plant produces a rosette of 8–12 leaves above ground and a fleshy conical taproot below ground.
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Cabbage is a cool-weather crop. Grow cabbage in spring so that it comes to harvest before the summer heat or start cabbage in mid to late summer so that it comes to harvest during the cool days of autumn, winter, or early spring.
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This easy-to-grow annual is a classic for beginner and expert gardeners alike. Most types grow very quickly, maturing in five to eight weeks, and many are suitable for cut-and-come-again harvesting, so you can snip off a few leaves anytime you want a salad.
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Its leaves are a common edible vegetable consumed either fresh, or after storage using preservation techniques by canning, freezing, or dehydration.
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Young leaves can be picked for salad until the beets mature. The tops can later also be used for greens. Beets are a great source of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.
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Rogers, MN 55311
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