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April Gardening To Do List By Hardiness Zone

Apr 13, 2021

Image: U.S. hardiness/planting zones - usda.gov
 
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 workable
Divide summer- and fall-blooming perennials
Feed evergreens, fruit trees, shrubs, and lawns
Sow seeds of cool-season vegetables
Sow seeds of hardy perennials outdoors after heavy freezes have passed
Order summer-flowering bulbs (canna, calla, dahlia, gladiolus, elephant ears
 
Zone 2
 
Sow seeds of warm-season annuals indoors
Water cymbidiums weekly until they bloom
Feed cool-season lawns
Sow seeds for cool-weather vegetables
Sow frost-tolerant perennials indoors
Divide and replant summer- and fall-blooming perennials
Plant bare-root and container roses
Prune roses (when temperatures are above freezing)
 
Zone 3
 
Sow seeds of warm-season annuals indoors
Water cymbidiums weekly until they bloom
Plant seedlings of cool-weather vegetables
Sow frost-tolerant perennials indoors
Sow seeds for frost-tolerant perennials
Sow seeds for tender perennials
Divide and replant summer- and fall-blooming perennials
Plant bare-root and container roses
Uncover roses for spring and apply dormant spray
Plant balled-and-burlapped, container, and bare-root shrubs and vines
Plant summer-blooming shrubs and vines
Plant frost-tolerant trees
 
Zone 4
 
Set out cool-season annuals
Sow seeds of warm-season annuals
Set out summer-flowering bulbs
Plant fall-blooming bulbs
Plant balled-and-burlapped, container, and bare-root fruit trees
Apply dormant spray to fruit trees before buds swell
Spray apples, peaches, and pears that have been affected with canker problems
Plant, feed, and aerate cool-season lawns and loosen thatch
Plant bare-root perennial vegetables
Plant seedlings of cool-weather vegetables
Sow fast-growing warm-season vegetables
Sow seeds for frost-tolerant perennials
Plant container and bare-root roses
Uncover roses for spring and apply dormant spray
Plant balled-and-burlapped, container, and bare-root trees, shrubs and vines
Apply dormant spray to trees, shrubs, and vines
Plant summer-blooming shrubs and vines
Plant frost-tolerant trees
Plant needle-leafed evergreens
 
Zone 5
 
Set out cool-season annuals
Sow seeds of warm-season annuals
Set out summer-flowering bulbs
Plant fall-blooming bulbs
Plant balled-and-burlapped, container, and bare-root fruit trees
Apply dormant spray to fruit trees before buds swell
Spray apples, peaches, and pears that have been affected with canker problems
Plant cool- and warm-season lawns
Plant bare-root perennial vegetables
Plant seedlings of cool-weather vegetables
Sow fast-growing warm-season vegetables
Sow seeds for frost-tolerant perennials
Sow seeds for tender perennials
Plant container and bare-root roses
Uncover roses for spring and apply dormant spray
Plant balled-and-burlapped, container, and bare-root trees, shrubs, and vines
Apply dormant spray to trees, shrubs, and vines
Plant summer-blooming shrubs and vines
Plant frost-tolerant trees
Plant needle-leafed evergreens
 
Zone 6
 
Set out cool-season annuals
Set out seedlings of warm-season annuals
Set out summer-flowering bulbs
Plant fall-blooming bulbs
Divide and replant crowded winter- and spring-blooming bulbs after leaves yellow
Plant balled-and-burlapped, container, and bare-root fruit trees
Spray apples, peaches, and pears that have been affected with canker problems
Plant permanent ground covers
Plant and aerate lawns and loosen thatch
Plant bare-root perennial vegetables
Plant seedlings of cool-weather vegetables
Sow fast-growing warm-season vegetables
Sow seeds for frost-tolerant perennials
Sow seeds for tender perennials
Divide and replant spring-blooming perennials after bloom
Plant container and bare-root roses
Uncover roses for spring and apply dormant spray
Plant balled-and-burlapped, container, and bare-root trees, shrubs, and vines
Apply dormant spray to trees, shrubs, and vines
Plant tender shrubs and vines
Plant summer-blooming shrubs and vines
Plant frost-tolerant trees
Plant needle-leafed evergreens
 
Zone 7
 
Prune winter-flowering shrubs and vines after bloom
Plant summer- and fall-flowering bulbs
Spray for peach leaf curl, peach leaf blight, and canker
Plant permanent ground covers
Plant or repair lawns
Plant ornamental grasses
Plant bare-root and container roses
Plant or transplant warm-season annuals
Plant fruit trees
Spray dormant fruit trees
Prune frost-sensitive fruit trees
Feed houseplants that are growing or blooming
Plant heat-loving perennials
Uncover roses and apply dormant spray
Plant ornamental and evergreen trees, shrubs, and vines
Apply dormant spray to trees, shrubs, and vines
Prune spring-flowering or tender shrubs and vines during or just after bloom
Plant vegetable seedlings
 
Zone 8
 
Set out annuals
Plant summer-flowering bulbs
Plant balled-and-burlapped and container fruit trees
Prune frost-sensitive fruit trees
Spray for peach leaf curl, peach leaf blight, and canker
Feed houseplants that are growing or blooming
Plant or repair lawns
Plant ornamental grasses
Plant fall-blooming perennials
Prune tender deciduous shrubs and vines
Prune spring-flowering shrubs and vines during or just after bloom
Prune flowering fruit trees during or just after bloom
Sow seeds for warm-season vegetables
Plant seedlings of warm-season vegetables
 
Zone 9
 
Sow seeds of warm-season annuals
Plant fall-flowering bulbs
Feed and water cacti or succulents that are blooming or actively growing
Repot cacti and succulents, if essential, once they have finished blooming
Prune deciduous and frost-sensitive fruit trees (when temperatures are above freezing)
Spray for peach leaf curl, peach leaf blight, and canker
Feed houseplants that are growing or blooming
Repair or plant lawns
Plant tender and heat-loving perennials
Prune spring-flowering shrubs and vines during or just after bloom
Sow seeds for warm-season vegetables
Transplant warm-season vegetable seedlings
 
Zone 10
 
Plant annuals for summer color
Plant fall-blooming bulbs
Feed and water cacti and succulents that are growing or blooming
Spray for peach leaf curl, peach leaf blight, and canker
Feed houseplants that are growing or blooming
Prune spring-flowering shrubs and vines during or just after bloom
Transplant warm-season vegetable seedlings
 
Zone 11
 
Sow seeds of summer annuals outdoors or indoors
Feed and water cacti and succulents as they start growth
Set out peppers, tomatoes, eggplant
Set out plants of summer annuals
Feed and water lawns as growth accelerates
Feed and groom house plants as growth recommences
Plant gladiolus and dahlias
Divide overgrown fall-blooming perennial clumps
Clear away scrub growth for fire protection
Cut back gift chrysanthemums and transplant to garden. Break into individual plants
 
STATES IN EACH GROWING ZONEl
 
States in Growing Zone 1
Alaska
 
States in Growing Zone 2
Alaska
 
States in Growing Zone 3
Alaska, Colorado, Idaho, Maine, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Vermont, Wisconsin, Wyoming
 
States in Growing Zone 4
Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Maine,Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming
 
States in Growing Zone 5
Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming
 
States in Growing Zone 6
Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wyoming
 
States in Growing Zone 7
Alaska, Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Delaware, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia
 
States in Growing Zone 8
Alaska, Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington
 
States in Growing Zone 9
Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, South Carolina, TexasUtah, Washington
 
States in Growing Zone 10
Arizona, California, Florida, Hawaii, Louisiana, Nevada, Texas
 
States in Growing Zone 11
 California, Florida, Hawaii
 
States in Growing Zone 12
Hawaii
 
States in Growing Zone 13
 Hawaii
 



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