Gardening Tips for April

Get your growbags into the greenhouse to start warming up so that you can plant tomatoes early in a few weeks time.

Dont forget that the lawn mowing begins in earnest this month.

A good gardening tip for April is to take a look at your privet hedge at the end of the month and consider giving it a trim.

Sow sweetcorn individually in deep root pots or sweetpea trainers and get them started in the greenhouse. in about eight weeks they will be ready to transfer outdoors.

April is the month for sowing spring annuals under cloches or fleece.

Now is also the time to get the kids involved in the garden. Help them to plant sunflower seeds.