Garden Chores for April 2021

There’s a comprehensive list of garden chores for April that MSHS published a year ago, recommending things like: starting seeds indoors applying pre-emergent herbicide to the lawn, if desired dividing perennials and putting out a pansy bowl for front-yard color. In this post, I want to focus on three garden chores for April to pay…

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April Garden Chores: A Careful Dance

“Oh, the lovely fickleness of an April day,” wrote the naturalist William H. Gibson a long time ago. And, as I write this post, April certainly is fickle. Yesterday, it was windy but pleasant and warm in the 50s. Today, sleety rain and the low will dip into the 20s. The pansy basket has moved…

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