Gardening Tasks
April

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  • Mow the lawn when dry, with blades on medium cut.
  • Mix grass cuttings into the compost heap.
  • Apply lawn dressing available at our Trading Centre.
  • Sow new lawns or repair bare patches.
  • Keep weeds under control.
  • Protect fruit blossom from late frosts.
  • Tie in climbing and rambling roses.
  • Plant summer-flowering bulbs, stocked by our Trading Centre.
  • Extend flowering period plant batches every two weeks.

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  • Ventilate greenhouse and conservatory on warm days.
  • Feed citrus plants.
  • Prepare and plant hanging baskets in greenhouse.
  • Plant salads (tomatoes, cucumber and lettuce) in greenhouse.
  • Increase the water given to houseplants.
  • Prick out early sown seedlings, handle by the leaves.

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  • Earth up the early potatoes.
  • Prune fig trees.
  • Continue planting roses, shrubs, conifers and soft fruit.
  • Divide bamboos and waterlilies.
  • Spread compost and fertilizer around fruit trees.
  • Compost and fertilizer available at our Trading Centre.

seed planting

  • Sow hardy annuals and herb seeds.
  • Sow Lettuce, Swiss chard, leeks, radish, spring onion, peas and spinach.
  • Seeds available now from our Trading Centre.
  • Protect early outdoor sowings with horticultural fleece.

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