Growing-information for April

Vegetable Growing – Monthly Calendar – April

General Tasks Sow/Plant Harvest
Provide support for peas using pea sticks. Outdoors: Beetroot, Broad Beans, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Chards, Kale, Kohl Rabi, Lettuce, Peas, Potatoes (earlies first and main crop towards the end of the month), Radish, Spinach, Turnip, Herbs Broccoli Purple Sprouting, Cabbage (spring greens), Lettuce, Leek, Rocket, Spinach, Swiss Chard, Turnip Tops, Rhubarb
Keep watering young plants; water well before sowing seeds if the soil is dry.
Keep hoeing the area around broadbean, onion, garlic and any other vegetables Under cover -ubergine, French Beans, Courgettes, Cucumbers, Lettuce, Marrows, Peppers, Pumpkins, Sweet Corn, Tomatoes
Beware weeds – don’t let them take over your crop!

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