Most annuals can be planted in April, but a few need much warmer temperatures to grow successfully. Soil temperatures are still too cold, and along with spring rains, root diseases can be a real challenge.
Some of these heat lovers are:
- Rose Moss
April is the month to plant, divide, or move perennials. The cooler temperatures are perfect for root growth without stressing the rest of the plant.
We always recommend using Fertilome Root Stimulator when working with perennial plants.
Vegetable gardening is in full swing this month. For a calendar of planting times, refer to the March Gardening Tasks list.