Here’s What To Do And Not Do In The Garden During April
Posted by San Diego Landscaper on Wednesday, 5 April , 2017
The month of April can be a tricky time in terms of what to do in your yards and garden. We’ll talk about it in this issue.
Now is not the time to prune trees, hedges or shrubs. The winter months are the best times to prune your trees, hedges, and shrubs. Right now, they’re in their growth period. This is the time the buds will begin to swell.
Inspect your irrigation system to make sure it’s ready for the summer months. This is a good time to take stock of which plants absolutely need water during the summer months and which ones can get by with just a little.
Thin out the fruit on your fruit trees so that they are at least 6 inches apart.
Be on the lookout for earwigs. While they like to hide in cracks and damp areas, they love to feast on seedlings and flowers. They may startle you by darting around once seen, but they are not dangerous to humans.
You can minimize their impact by removing decaying vegetation.
Be meticulous in minimizing or getting rid of standing water so that you can control mosquitos.
This is a perfect time to plant tomatoes, either into the ground or into large pots; just make sure they have lots of room to grow. If they’re in the ground, place them about 3 feet apart. If you’re planting in pots, go with one plant per 15-gallon nursery can.
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