Spring is finally here, full of promise with longer, sunny days spent outdoors! It’s a great time of year to get out into the garden, whether it's planting, feeding, weeding or tidying! Here's our top gardening tasks for April...
LOVE YOUR LAWN
As your grass grows, it’s a great time to feed and condition, kill moss, get rid of lawn weeds and begin mowing. Show your lawn a little love now to reap the rewards in summer!
IT’S BEDDING SEASON
Whether it’s pansies, violas, geraniums or marigolds, bedding plants are a perfect way to add instant colour to your garden and patio. Just remember to protect them against any late frosts!
TACKLE WEEDS EARLY
Your plants shouldn’t have to compete for water, light and nutrients. Apply Resolva Pro Weed Killer for quick results on even the toughest weeds!
FEED YOUR HUNGRY PLANTS
Give your plants the best start by Westland’s Fish, Blood and Bone. High in phosphorus, this feed is particularly good at stimulating strong, healthy root growth.
PLANT SHRUBS FOR STRUCTURE
Plant hardy evergreen shrubs such as Azaleas and Hebes to help bring structure, texture and colour to your garden’s beds and borders year after year.
CREATE A KITCHEN GARDEN
Growing your own herbs can be extremely rewardingand cost-effective. Whether it’s mint, oregano or basil, they can be grown on a windowsill, a balcony or a tiny concrete backyard!
PLANT FRUIT TREES NOW
Whether it’s apple, cherry or plum, plant fruit trees now and provide for your family for years to come. Look for self-fertile varieties if you planting a single tree!a
WATCH OUT FOR PESTS
Slugs will begin to attack your young plants so invest in a pest control such as Solabiol Slug Killer to ensure your plants are protected.