April

April

Flower/Plants Fruit/Vegetables Green House General
Sprinkle fertiliser around roses Sow outside: carrots, parsnips, lettuces, broad beans, peas, Swiss chard, leeks, spinach and kohl rabi Sow in a heated propagator in the greenhouse: tomatoes, celery, chilli peppers, melons and aubergines Cut back poinsettias to encourage new shoots
Tie in clematis shoots as they grow Harvest early rhubarb Take cuttings from over-wintered fuchsias and pelargoniums Cut back any overgrown ivy
Plant gladioli corms Plant out onion sets and shallots Continue sowing seed of summer bedding plants Check borders for weeds and tackle any problem areas
Cut away the dead stems from hardy shrubs Cover strawberries with cloches to encourage earlier fruiting Bring strawberries in pots under cover for early crops Spread mulches of bark or compost over flower-beds

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Ashwood garden centres located in the historic town of Enniskillen. Co. Fermanagh and Ballymoney, Co. Antrim. Open 7 days a week. we have everything for your garden from plants, shrubs, seeds, BBQ's furniture, pond equipment and landscaping requirements. We also stock bird seed and fish food so that your pets can be healthy. If your new to gardening click on our growing year section for your monthly guide on what to do and when in the garden. Enniskillen is situated 30 miles north of Cavan, 26 miles from Omagh and 40 miles from Sligo. Our Ballymoney garden centre in Antrim is 8 miles from Coleraine, 20 miles from Limavady and the north Antrim coast. We are Northern Irelands leading family run garden centre and stock a range of products for the garden including Suttons seeds, Hozelock, Bradshaws, Hunter Wolf tools, Halls greenhouses.Christmas begins with us in Enniskillen and Antrim for christmas trees.