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Get Growing: Tips to Get Started on Your Lawn and Garden

Updated: 05/15/2014 7:24 PM
Created: 04/24/2014 5:41 PM KSTP.com
By: Cassie Hart

April showers bring May flowers.

Now that the snow is finally gone, it's also that time of year when your lawn may be looking a little drab.

For those of you itching to get out and beautify your garden, guru Larry Pfarr has some advice on where to begin.

He says now is good time to rake all the debris off your lawn and put some grass seed down on the spots that need it.

He also said now is a good time to put down basic fertilizer. As for crabgrass preventer, Pfarr said you should wait until the lilacs start to bloom.

Get garden tips every Thursday with our Get Growing segment on 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS at 6.


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