Top Tips for April

  • Soil care: If you have a patch which won't be cultivated until summer, sow a green manure to benefit the soil. Fenugreek or Phacelia tanacetifolia will germinate this month.
  • Flower: Hard-prune roses and remove dead leaves to clear away remaining black-spot spores.
  • Veg: Dig up potato plants from tubers left in the ground from last year, they could be carrying the potato blight fungus. They can be composted, but smash well first.

Read more tips for your garden this month here.