APRIL SOWING GUIDE

APRIL SOWING GUIDE

APRIL SOWING GUIDE

APRIL SOWING GUIDE- with LOTS of choices

Sow Outside:  in mild areas: be prepared to protect during unpredictable weather!

Artichokes, Asparagus Peas, Beetroot, Broad Beans, Broccoli Raab, Sprouting Broccoli, Cabbages, Calabrese, Carrots, Cauliflowers, Chicory (Witloof), Collards, Corn salad, Endive, Kale, Kohl Rabi, Land Cress, Leaf Beet, Leeks, Lettuce, Spring onions, Orach, Parsley, Parsnip, Peas, Radish, Rhubarb, Rocket, Salsify, Scozonera, Spinach, Swede, Texel Greens, Turnips

 

To grow and use as Cut-&-come-again:  Cress, Endive (curly), Kale, Komatsuna, Lettuce, Mizuna, Okahijiki, Orach, Pak Choi , Purslanes, Rocket, Senposai, Spinach, Sugar Loaf Chicory, Texel Greens

 

Sow with cover: (cloches, cold frames, polytunnel & unheated greenhouses – you may well need fleece for the cold nights for extra protection). 

Beetroot,  Dwarf Beans,  Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cape Gooseberry, Cauliflowers, Celery, Celeriac, Florence Fennel, Leeks, Lettuce, Onions, Orach, Winter & Summer Purslane

 

Near the end of the month in milder areas it is possible to start Runner Beans, Courgettes, Cucumbers, Marrows, Sweet Corn and Tomatoes (none will be happy if caught by a late frost!) and also Chicory & Purslane

 

Sow In warmth: we don’t use propagators ourselves but we do sow indoors to start these off

Asparagus, Artichokes, Aubergines, Courgettes, FRENCH BEANS (dwarf and climbing varieties), melons, Peppers, Pumpkins, Squash, Strawberries, Summer Purslane, New Zealand Spinach,  Tomatoes

APRIL guide for sowing herbs

Basil

Borage

Caraway

Celery Leaf

Chamomile

Chervil

Chives

Coriander

Cumin

Dill

Epazote

Fennel & Fenugreek

Good King Henry

Horehound

Hyssop

Lemon Balm & Lemon Grass

Lovage

Marjorams

Pot Marigold

Marshmallow

Mints

Oregano

Rosemary

Sage

Salad Burnet

Savory & Sorrels

Strawberry Sticks

Sweet Cicely

Tarragons

Thyme

Welsh Onions

April guide for sowing flowers

 

April is one of the best months to sow a huge variety of flowers.  Take a look and be tempted to add colour, nectar and scent to your garden, choose some for eating, others for cutting whilst many will encourage pollinators to visit your plot.

 

Achillea, Acrolinium, Agastache, Ageratum, Agrostemma, Alchemilla, Ammi Majus

 Bells of Ireland

 Callendula, Candytuft, Canterbury Bells, Catanache, Cerinthe, Chrysanthemum,

Cleome, Corn Flower, Cosmos,

 Dahlia, Dianthus, Didiscus,

Echinops, Eschschlotzia

Foxglove

 Gailardia, Gypsophilia

 Helianthus (simply stunning sun flowers)

Larkspur, Limnanthes, Lonas, Love-Lies-Bleeding,

Malva, Marigold

Nasturtium

Papaver

Rudbeckia

Sweet Pea (yes they are fine to sow in April, they will simply flower a little later)

Tagetes,

Venidium

Zinnia

PLUS the wild flower mix for bees and butterflies & the summer picking flower mix

 


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