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Perennial Garden Design - What to Expect in April April is a busy transition month. As signs of the winter fade away and the first bulbs are starting to bloom, 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, early tulips, 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 plum trees are starting to bloom.

Rabbits are attracted to your bulbs this season and can stir up some trouble in your gardens. Due to the short 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 the weather begins to get warmer. Split perennials and be sure to feed everything. Extra care is crucial at this point of the season. Spray apples, peaches and pears that have been affected by canker problems, plant summer blooming shrubs and vines, and apply dormant spray to trees, shrubs and vines.


Rainy season is always tricky. But remember these April showers will bring May flowers! With longer hours of sunlight, this is the time to start enjoying outdoor living spaces. Take advantage of these first warm nights of spring and plan ahead for the summer months to come. Scenic Landscaping is the premiere New Jersey landscape design-build firm. We have been creating landscapes for over 37 years. In collaboration with our sister company, Tapestry Landscape Architecture, we will design and install a landscape that is superior in quality. Our services include landscape design, walkways, patios, outdoor kitchens, pergolas and gazebos, outdoor fireplaces and pits, stone walls, water gardens and lighting design. Please visit our website and see why we are the top firm in New Jersey. Scenic Landscaping is a full landscape design and build firm in New Jersey who has been servicing the tristate area for over 35 years. For more information about Scenic Landscaping and garden maintenance services, call 973-616-9600.


Perennial Garden Design - What to Expect in April