Mount bluebird nesting boxes near the garden.
Avoid pruning maple or birch trees which “bleed” when cut in late winter/early spring.
Pinch back geraniums to encourage bushier growth.
A very easy to grow perennial that will attract a variety of pollinators to the garden is mountain mint (Pycnanthemum spp.). Grown in full sun to partial shade, mountain mint is compact at 1’-3’ high and wide and produces pink flowers in July through September. Hardy in zones 4-8.
As the weather allows, begin picking up sticks and other yard debris.
Start asparagus beds with one-year-old male hybrid plants, called crowns.
Sow seeds of eggplant and peppers indoors for transplanting.