What to plant in April, a month with a fairly powerful seasonal change in both hemispheres, is a very frequent question from our readers. And it’s not for less.
Whether in the northern hemisphere, where La Huertina is, with the onset of spring, or in the southern hemisphere, where there are many friends, readers and followers of the channel and this blog, with the onset of fall is a special time.
It is a period of sudden changes and where the orchard adapts to these changes in an incredible way if we know how to accompany it. This is why it is important to always have the sowing calendarwhile bearing in mind the importance of moon to sow.
Either way, we’ll go over what to plant in April in both regions and in early spring and fall, respectively, so our readers know, at a glance, where and which crops to move forward with this month.
What to plant in April in the northern hemisphere (spring)
Those of us in the north of the globe are probably already thinking about what to plant in April. It is also likely that we have already prepared the terraces or the ground, and that we have created nurseries at the end of winter for the spring crops.
This is the case of Asturias, Galicia and all the regions of Spain, although in Andalusia or Catalonia the climate is quite different and the heat arrives earlier, but as an indication it is more or less the same.
As for what to plant in April, in our part of the planet:
Each factory has its own particular process. For example, at grow eggplant we can start during the first months of the year. If you plant in April, the harvest will take place in autumn, that is to say between September and October, about 5 or 6 months later.
sow in april
Let’s see some examples of what to plant in April and when these crops are harvested if planting begins at this time:
the green beans, If they are sown in April, they can be harvested in about 5 to 7 months, that is to say from September to November.
the celery, if it is sown in April, it is harvested in August, i.e. 4 months later. There is an alternative that we have already explained in the post on How to Plant Seedless Celery and re-germinate the plant:
We will harvest the parsnips in September if we sow them during this month of April. It’s one of those cultures that we can combine with onions, help each other against possible parasites.
Brussels sprouts are another such crop that should be sown in April. We have already explained on another occasion how to make a cabbage seedlings and Brussels sprouts:
Other crops we can sow in April are maizethe sunflower for pipesbeans, green beans, spinach, potatoes and beets.
What to plant in April in the southern hemisphere (autumn)
In the other part of the globe, to the south, the month of April gives way to the cold period of the year. Now is a good time to plant:
- Brussels sprouts
There are also other cultureswhat to plant in fallsuch as those that can be planted at different times of the year, including fall, such as:
Sow in April in the southern hemisphere
As for April sowing in the southern hemisphere, at this time we can start with:
- green peas
We hope this guide to what to plant in April, whether in early spring (north) or early fall (south), will serve as your guide to what to plant in such a changeable time. but no less fruitful for our garden.
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