April Gardening to do list by hardiness zone

Learn the monthly garden tasks for your gardening hardiness zone. Do you know what your hardiness zone? Once known, then find the required task. Zone 1 Finish planting bare-root trees, shrubs, roses Prune roses, then apply dormant spray Apply dormant spray to trees and shrubs before they leaf out Spade or till garden beds as soon as the soil is […]

Fuchsia ( April Fuchsia )

Single purple corolla with sepals of red. Blooms in early summer to early August. The fuchsia has oval, green leaves and produce fruits that are edible but not appetizing. Mulch heavily where winters are cold. Prune back broken or dead branches in spring, especially on plants that were left outside in areas with mild winters. Mulch heavily where winters are […]

Barrel Gardening

This term is sometimes applied to the practice of growing plants in soil-filled barrels with holes made in their sides. In the holes, and in the exposed soil at the top of the barrel, too, suitable plants are set. All, or some of the ones used, are trailers, which ensure that the sides of the barrel will be well clothed […]

How to Test the Soil

Soil testing Broadly speaking soil testing includes any kind of examination to which a soil is submitted; for example, when you rub some moist soil between your fingers to assess its texture or dig a hole to see whether it is badly drained, you are carrying out soil tests. But for most gardeners, it means soil chemical analysis to find […]


If you are interested in gardening, then you are probably interested, at least somewhat, in the weather. Understanding a few weather basics you might encounter while gardening, and how to keep track of the weather, can make your gardening more fun. Weather is what happens on a day-to-day basis, while climate is the long-term trend over weeks, months, or years. […]


While it may be true that April showers bring May flowers, April also brings warmer weather, longer days, and our first chance to do some outdoor gardening. Peas, onions, parsnips, spinach, and other cool weather crops can all be planted in the garden towards the end of the month, provided that the soil isn’t too wet. Proper garden preparation is […]

A Guide: How to grow Shiitake Mushroom

Shiitake is one of the most popularly grown mushrooms worldwide. It has a little bit of difficulty while growing once it establishes it would give harvest for 4-6 years. So here in this article, I will give you a complete guide about How to grow shiitake mushroom. What is shiitake mushroom? Shiitake word comes from two words Shii mean Oaktree […]

Essential Tips for Proper and Safe Landscaping

A landscaping project is definitely not for everyone. It requires a lot of time, effort, and money to change a boring plot of land into an aesthetic wonder that will bring out the best in your home. Landscaping requires a bit of expert knowledge on your part, especially if it means producing results that won’t leave you scratching your head. […]


What is Seed Germination? Gardening is a pleasing activity. It boosts the happiness level as the plants grow, and the greenery rejuvenates the mind. However, the propagation of plants is a bit tricky, and a task to be “looked after.” Seed Germination(propagation) is the first and foremost process, which, if done accurately, will definitely give fruitful results. Seeds Germination: It […]

Growing and Caring for Delphiniums

These beautiful perennial plants require cool growing conditions if first-class specimens are to be produced, and are well suited to the North West, although it is possible to obtain reasonable plants in other areas by raising them from seed at frequent intervals. They are used most frequently in herbaceous borders, mixed borders, and in front of shrubs. Few flowers are […]