Warning: A non-numeric value encountered in /usr/www/users/plantxzset/wp-content/themes/Divi/functions.php on line 5483

Follow the tips beneath as a basic maintenance guide for your garden this April.

Plant and Sow

Annuals

Arctotis acaulisCalendula officinalisChrysanthemum;

ClarkiaConsolida ambiguaFelicia bergiana 

Lathyrus odoratusLinaria maroccanaNemesiaViola

Perenials

  • Iceberg roses – a constant bloomer and vigorous grower. Icebergs are ideal for mass plantings or containers. Gardenias – known as one of the most fragrant shade-loving plants. They have attractive evergreen glossy foliage that grows into a neat round bush. These beautiful plants love growing in well-drained, acid soil.

Vegetables

  • Sow vegetables like:

BeetrootBroccoliBrussels sproutsCabbageCarrotCauliflower

CeleryLeekLettuceOnionParsley

ParsnipRadishRunner beanSpinachTurnip

Garden Maintenance

Fertilize

General garden maintenance

  • Mow the lawn if necessary.
  • Water plants properly, giving them a thorough soaking every three or four days to encourage deep root development. Mulch well with organic
    material.
  • Spray apples, pears and quinces against codling moth; and apricots, cherries, nectarines, peaches and plums against fruit fly. Spray grapes for mildew where necessary.
  • Deadhead roses regularly and water two or three times weekly.
  • Mulch the garden beds.
  • Remember to dead head annuals and bedding plants regularly and feed every 2 weeks or so with a diluted liquid fertilizer.
  • Continue to remove weeds from lawns and paving’s.
  • Lift and divide spring-flowering irises.
  • Keep all perennials well watered and feed with all Purpose Fertilizer.
  • Water plants originally from summer rainfall regions well. Remember to water the garden early in the morning and preferably on wind free days.
  • Feed flowering shrubs once a month.
  • Feed your hydrangeas.

​
Gardena its your garden
Gardena 2020 no1
Gardena 2020 no2
Gardena 2020 no3
Gardena Spring 2017 2
Gardena Spring 2017 1

Talborne Veg
Talborne Logo
Talborne seedling food
Talborne vita fruit and flower

Plantinfo – no two gardens are the same

KKHI Banner 1
KKHI Banner 2
KKHI Banner 3
KK waterfall
KK New logo 2017

Pro-Lawn banner1
Biulders warehouse
GLC Designs banner 1

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This