April Gardening Tips - Southwest Region

 


Article by: Paul Guzman

One of the nicest months in the southwest. (if the wind is not blowing) You may plant , Want to Build a Pond? just about anything such as tomato plants, , Bedding s and Plugs (small plants) fruit trees , Choosing the Right Mower shade trees, , Mosquitos... Beware! evergreen shrubs, , Choosing the Right Mower flowering shrubs, , Teak Patio Furniture bulbs , How To Design And Build A Fish Pond etc. It is also the month that garden , ing For Birds centers usually are fully stocked, at least in the southwest.

Fertilize your bermuda or warm season grasses , Why I Decided To Plan My Next Years Garden Last Fall, And Why at this time if you have not done so in late March. You may also fertilize your fescue, rye, or bluegrass (cool season) lawns , Taming Your Outdoors if it has been more than 6 weeks since you've last fertilized. 16-8-8 with iron, zinc, and sulphur works well if you do not have a problem with weeds. , Wicker Patio Furniture is Gorgeous with Colorful Patio Furniture Cushions This can be used on both warm season , Discover the Single Most Important Trick to Overwintering Pond Fish and cool season grasses , Growing Roses - The Guide for Fans of Roses at this time of year.

If you have oleander, now is the time to cut back any winter , Decorating Outdoor Decks and Patios With Themes damaged leaves or stems it may have suffered from the cold. , Automate Your Lawn Work Shear oleander if you want them to look full and bushy or you may selectively prune , Three Tips for a Better and Cheaper Lawn branches to give it a more open and air , The Exotic Rose of Sharon look. You may also prune , Three Tips for a Better and Cheaper Lawn them into multi-trunked trees, , Mosquitos... Beware! which look quite picturesque when mature.

Lantana plants , Growing Roses - The Guide for Fans of Roses may be just coming out of their dormant period at this time. It is best to pull away any mulch that may be around the base of the crown, to allow the sun , Garden Sheds to heat , Pond Liners up the soil , Forest Tent Caterpillars and allow it to "wake up" from it's winter , Want to Build a Pond? sleep. Don't let these plants , How to Read a Seed Catalog fool you, they may look dead, but 9 times out of 10 they are just dormant. They need quite a bit of heat , Bedding Plants and Plugs (small plants) to start growing. , Volumetric Concrete Mixer Be patient!

Roses may should still be in stock at this time and take well to being planted at this time. For existing roses, , 5 Easy Steps To A Successful Residential Landscaping Project. fertilizing is key. I recommend a water , Pond Safety soluable fertilizer such as Peters 20-20-20 every other week, for healthy , Caring for Your Garden Furniture foliage and multiple blooms. In addition to this use a soil , Growing Roses - The Guide for Fans of Roses acidifier such as Ironite Tm or Grow , Want to Stamp Your Patio? More Tm organic , Mosquitos... Beware! chelated iron. These products , Garden Sheds help keep foliage dark green , Want to Build a Pond? and give flowers , Hummingbird Nesting Facts more vibrant colors. , How To Design And Build A Fish Pond

Feed all trees, , Growing Roses - The Guide for Fans of Roses and shrubs , Bedding Plants and Plugs (small plants) at this time. There are many product , Oregano: Joy of the Mountain to choose from. It is best to look for a product , Backpack Blowers that is easiest for you to use. Most plant , Landscape Lighting will respond to just about any kind of fertilizer as long as it is applied correctly.
You can read April gardening , Landscape and Outdoor Lighting - Less is Definitely More tips at: http://guzmansgreenhouse.com/seasons/april-gardening-tips.htm

Paul Guzman is the author of the above article. He is the general manager of Guzman's Greenhouse , Avoid Common Gardening Errors in southern New Mexico. You can view it online , The Exotic Rose of Sharon at: http://guzmansgreenhouse.com/seasons/april-gardening-tips.htm Or email him at: manager@guzmansgreenhouse.com You can add this article on your website as long as the Author Bio Resource Box is left intact.

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