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The garden at home | What to plant in April?

During April, we will start preparing the garden terracing and planting both live seed and soil and performing transplants as we have said before. It all sounds very nice for those who love gardening, but do not forget that as this is a changing month, keep this in mind when planting.

If you have gases, do not forget you’ll need to monitor the temperatures do not rise to excessively during the hottest days. To do this, you must open day to allow air to circulate much better and close it at night if it were necessary to protect it from frost.

What to plant in April?

Can sow asparagus, leeks, spinach, tomatoes, lettuce, zucchini, cucumber, mint, cilantro, pepper, basil, turnips, potatoes, radish, etc. directly, or if you already have in seedbeds and these are approximately 15cm, it will be the ideal time for transplantation.

Seeding peppers, pumpkins, tomatoes and aubergines in seedbeds or protected and during the second half courgettes and beans sown in matte. In late April, you can start preparing watermelon and melon seed or plant them protected.

If you have already planted earlier this month, you can probably collect or harvest lettuce, strawberries, broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, spinach, leeks, artichokes, crates, radishes, and carrots.

Other tasks to do in April

Do not neglect the risks. It is essential to give back to each of your plants the correct amount of water for proper development. Also, you must have about padding, i.e., cover the terracing where you have thrown compost in winter and on which you have not planted anything with a layer of straw to prevent other adventitious grasses germinate and develop.

The heat, the sun, and the first shoots of vegetables will also bring many pests, for example, aphid. Therefore, it is necessary that you take a look at the post of the most common garden pests to know how to eradicate them if you detect any problems.

On the other hand, it is advisable to add fertilizer to the seedbed a few days before performing the transplant to bring you strength and power to survive the change. You must also apply a quantity of compost or humus culture space to revitalize the soil, providing nutrients and bring you to crop a good structure.

Vegetable Harvest days

Chard 80-100

Celery 180-200

Eggplant 140-170

Broccoli 80-100

Zucchini 80-90

Pumpkin 130-150

Onion 110-130

Parsnips 140-160

Cauliflower 70-80

Endive 80-100

Spinach 80-90

Broad beans 80-100

lettuces 50-70

Potatoes 80-100

Watermelon 140-160

Cantaloupe 110-130

Tomato 150-180

Carrot 120-140

Materials that will be useful in April

We have already solved your question about what to plant in April, so now we’ll let you know that there are some materials that will be useful this month. Seedbeds require constant temperature and humidity. Therefore, we must make use of seeders to help maintain these stable conditions throughout the process.

Excellent germination will guarantee proper drainage and good ventilation to control humidity and temperature. Choose the best germination plant those that are resistant, not soft plastic, since these will no doubt more than one season.

On the other hand, also in April, you’ll need biodegradable seed, i.e., they can be transplanted along with the campus. Thus, the roots remain protected throughout the process.

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