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APRIL IN THE GARDEN

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...

 


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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!

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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!

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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

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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.

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