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    April Seed Starting Veggies Zone-by-Zone

    Starting seeds indoors

    Here are seed starting tips–both indoors and outdoors–and the schedule for April zone-by-zone. If you are unfamiliar with the USDA zone where you live, look at the minimum annual temperature guideline following each zone. Soil and Seed Starting Mix Getting seed started indoors is essentially the same as sowing seed outdoors directly in the garden. […] More

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    Vegetable Garden Tips for April

    Shallots and greens in the winter garden

    How to Prepare a Planting Bed Newly established planting beds and planting beds that have been used in past seasons must be readied for the coming growing season. To prepare an established planting bed for the growing season you must decide what is going to be planted in the bed. While most planting beds are […] More

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    April Flower Garden Tips Zone-by-Zone

    Early to mid-spring is a time of transition in the garden. Weather extremes from snow to hot weather can occur in the Northern Hemisphere in April. In cold-winter regions, spring weather may still be several weeks away. In warm-winter regions, the last frost has already passed, and gardens are warming. The timing of planting is […] More