Perennial Garden Design - What to Expect in AprilApril is a busy transition month. As signs of the winter fade away and the first bulbs are starting tobloom, there is a lot of work to be done.As witch hazel is on its way out, there is so much that is about to bloom. Crocus, Daffodils, Pansies, earlytulips, and other minor bulbs will be sprouting up. Hyacinth, many perennials, Forsythia, Azaleas,Dogwoods, and Redbuds will be blooming. You will notice all of your pear trees, cherry trees, and plumtrees are starting to bloom.Rabbits are attracted to your bulbs this season and can stir up some trouble in your gardens. Due to theshort and tender growth, new plantings will also attract different birds that are starting to migrate in;such as robins, a first sign of spring. Hummingbirds, butterflies and bees will start to come as theweather begins to get warmer.Split perennials and be sure to feed everything. Extra care is crucial at this point of the season. Sprayapples, peaches and pears that have been affected by canker problems, plant summer blooming shrubsand vines, and apply dormant spray to trees, shrubs and vines.
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