daffodils Spring is finally with us and daffodils and tree blossoms are starting to bloom. Expect the inevitable ‘April showers’ this month but sunny albeit chilly days too. It’s an exciting month, with indoor-sown seeds well into growth, and it’s also time to start sowing outdoors. Just watch out for frosts.

Top 10 jobs this month

Keep weeds under control

Protect fruit blossom from late frosts

Tie in climbing and rambling roses

Sow hardy annuals and herb seeds

Start to feed citrus plants

Increase the water given to houseplants

Feed hungry shrubs and roses

Sow new lawns or repair bare patches

Prune fig trees

Divide bamboos and waterlilies