Heres a general guide on what to sow outdoors in April. Late February April and late August September.
Easter a variable feast that usually falls in early April is the traditional potato planting time.
Vegetables to plant in april. Dont forget to prep your soil before you sow your seeds or set out transplants. Continue to remove side shoots from tomatoes. Attach slings or nets to melons as they swell.
Broccoli is relatively easy to grow but you need to watch out for large cabbage white butterfly caterpillars. Purple carrots blue corn and yellow tomatoes are just some suggestions if you want to start growing heirloom vegetables. Carrots like cool soil but not cold so plant mid to late April depending on where you live.
For spring planting choose short-season varieties that will ripen before the hottest days of summer. Broccoli Plant in April as this vegetable will bolt as soon as weather warms up. Water and feed greenhouse tomatoes cucumbers and peppers never letting the soil dry out.
If you have a comfrey bed and it has sprung back the first cut laid in the trench under the potatoes will provide nutrition to get them off to a good start. Grows best from seed or transplant. Sprinkle seeds in a row cover lightly with soil.
Learn what to plant in April with Homesteaders of America Vegetable Garden Growing Guides. What Vegetables to Plant in April Plant seeds of cool-season vegetables directly in the garden as soon as the soil dries enough to be worked. If you really want to throw the kids for a loop–grow Watermelon Radish which is green and white on the outside and deep red inside.
Beetroot Early carrot Parsnips Peas Radish Spring onions Spinach Swiss chard Courgettes. Keep soil moist so carrots dont split. When to plant cucumbers in Arizona.
Greenhouse and Cold Frame in Zones 7-11. In the northern states where the snow may be on the ground until late April many gardeners begin their garden from seeds grown inside their home. In April plant the seeds directly in the garden.
Text version of this infographic of recommended vegetables for North Central and South Florida in April UFIFAS Florida Gardening Calendars The Gardening Calendar publications on the UFIFAS Solutions for Your Life website gives Florida gardeners a monthly guide for what to plant and do in their gardens and includes links to useful gardening. Peas lettuce spinach carrots beets turnips parsnips and Swiss chard. You can direct-sow these crops.
Plant greenhouse tomato plants in large pots or plant them in grow bags. 60 90 days. Cherry Belle is a great traditional radish.
Spring is in the air and thoughts turn to gardening for many people. Plants seeds 12-inch 12 cm and 4-inches 10 cm apart. Trying new varieties of vegetables can be an adventure.
The warmer days of spring are here or at least right around the corner Many vegetables and herbs need to be started indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost so all gardeners in the United States have something they can be doing in the garden now.