Jobs for April

Spring is upon us! Below is a list of some of the gardening jobs to get done in April.

  • Cut lawns.
  • Trim lawn edges.
  • Apply weed killer and moss killer as required once grass is growing strongly.
  • Scarify lawns to remove moss and coarser grasses.
  • Reseed bare patches on lawns.
  • Apply general fertilizer to flower beds.
  • Put support in place for taller perennials before they get too large.
  • Check plants for signs of pests and diseases and treat accordingly.
  • Tied in new growth on wall trained roses and climbers.
  • Continue dead heading spring bulbs.

 

Earth laughs in flowers

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

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