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Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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Garden Times for April

What to Plant:

Vegetables & Fruits:

Okra, Tomato, Cucumber, Peppers, Beans, Squash, Southern Peas, Sweet Potato, Eggplant and more.

Flowers:

Ageratum, Begonia, Blue Daze, Celosia, Coleus, Diamond Frost, Gerber Daisy, Sunpatiens, Marigold, Penta, Purslane, Salvia, Sunflower, Vinca and more.

Herbs:

Basil, Cives, Dill, Oregano, Cilantro, Rosemary, Lavendar, Sweet Marjoram, Sage, Savory Thyme and other favorites.

What to Do:

Houseplants:

  • Remove yellowing foliage and repot as needed
  • Wash away dust and bugs
  • Trim overgrown stems
  • Move weaker plants to patio or porch
  • Continue to fertilize with Busy Bee's Formula "B" and Jack's Classic
  • VitaMix all for boost of vitality

The Landscape:

  • Remove damaged limbs and foliage
  • Complete pruning of overgrown plants treat with Pruning Sealer
  • Replace winter flowers
  • Plant perennial flower beds
  • Plant a tree on Arbor Day!
  • Follow all planting instruction guidelines per Busy Bee recommendations!
  • Prune & fertilize azaleas after flowering
  • Control black spot & mites on roses
  • Check gardens for signs of insect invasions
  • Replenish mulches

The Lawn:

  • Complete Spring Feeding
  • Add Iron to yellowing plants
  • Seed, plug or sod new lawns & fill in bare areas
  • Treat chinch bugs if needed
  • Apply herbicides if needed

The Green House:

  • Move tropical plants outdoors
  • Remove winter covers and store heaters
  • Feed container-grown plants
  • Prepare cuttings with Rootone Powder
  • Use Fertilome Root Stimulator to promote root growth 

Vegetables and Fruits:

  • Feed vegetables with Jack's 20-20-20 and Garden Tone
  • Use VitaMix to boost vitality
  • Replace cool weather crops with warm season crops
  • Transplant seedlings outdoors using Fertilome Root Stimulator
  • Use Southern Ag Citrus Nutrional Spray
  • Monitor and control pests and fungus

 

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