Jobs To Do In April


April is the month where the good life begins despite the weathers best attempt to spoil things. It's the time of the year when life is starting all over the place, whether that's animal or plant life.


The nights are getting longer and allow you to get into the plot or garden after work. You will need this light as this month is a very busy time indeed for gardeners.

Most of your ground should be prepared for planting by now, but be mindful that if your soil is cold and damp, you're better off waiting to put in crops that would rot off.

Pricking out and potting on seedlings will seem and endless task this month, but this will pay dividends later in the year.  Don't fall behind here, Put in the hours this month and reap the rewards later.

What To Sow This Month

  • Spinach
  • Sunflower
  • Celery
  • Beetroot
  • Salad leaves
  • Peas
  • Herbs
  • Potatoes
  • Leeks
  • Parsnips
  • Brussel Sprouts
  • Aubergines
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Kohlrabi
  • Celeriac
  • Chicory
  • Onions
  • Cauliflower
  • Courgettes
  • Radish
  • Marrow
  • Swiss Chard
  • Tomatoes
  • Globe Artichokes
  • Spring Onion
  • Squash
  • Turnips
  • Cape Gooseberry
  • Kale
  • Runner Beans
  • French Beans
  • Dwarf Beans
  • Sweetcorn
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What To Plant Now

  • Jerusalem Artichoke
  • Garlic
  • Onion Sets
  • Potatoes
  • Shallots
  • Tomatoes

What To Harvest Now

  • Asparagus
  • Spring Cabbage
  • Spring Cauliflower
  • Leeks
  • Kale
  • Rhubarb
  • Salad Leaves
  • Sprouting Broccoli

There may be loads of greenery appearing in your tunnel or greenhouse, but don't forget that Mr Frost is still about, so don't be tempted to place your seedling our too early and undo all your hard work. Don't forget to visit our Youtube Channel and subscribe to see growing guides and how to's. There is loads of stuff to keep you entertained while you're not in the garden or the plot.  Get yourself out to your gardens and when you're at home spend some time getting to know people through one of our many platforms.

We will see you there!