Top gardening jobs for April


Spring may be showing little evidence but daffodils and tree blossoms are starting to bloom. It's an exciting month, with indoor-sown seeds well into growth, and it's also time to start sowing outdoors. Just watch out for frosts.

Top 10 jobs this month

  • Keep weeds under control

  • Protect fruit blossom from late frosts

  • Tie in climbing and rambling roses

  • Sow hardy annuals and herb seeds

  • Start to feed citrus plants

  • Increase the water given to houseplants

  • Feed hungry shrubs and roses

  • Sow new lawns or repair bare patches

  • Prune fig trees

  • Divide bamboos and waterlilies

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