Things to Plant in Central Texas in April

THINGS TO PLANT IN CENTRAL TEXAS IN APRIL:

Flower Plants:

  • Ageratum

    Flower Plants - Ageratum

    Ageratum

  • Ajuga
  • Joseph’s Coat (Amaranthus)
  • Balsam
  • Wax Begonia
  • Blue Daze
  • Blue Cardinal Flower
  • Boltonia
  • Scarlet BouvardiaCalico Plant

    Cocks Comb

    Cocks Comb

  • Chocolate Plant
  • Cigar Plant (Cuphea Ignea)
  • Cockscomb
  • Coleus
  • Columbine
  • Coneflower (Echinacea)
  • Copper Plant
  • Coreopsis
  • Cosmos sulphureus
  • Dahlia
  • Shasta Daisy

    Scarlet Bouvardia

    Scarlet Bouvardia

  • Feverfew
  • Geranium
  • Gomphrena
  • Hibiscus
  • Hollyhock
  • Impatiens
  • Jacobinia
  • Lantana
  • Marigold (African, French and Mexican Mint)
  • Nierembergia

    Shasta Daisy

    Shasta Daisy

  • Penta
  • Periwinkle
  • Persian Shield
  • Plumbago
  • Phlox drummondii
  • Portulaca
  • Purslane
  • Rudbeckia hirta
  • Salvia
  • Sedum
  • Stokes’ Aster

    Dahlia

    Dahlia

  • Sunflower (Helianthus)
  • Wishbone Flower (Torenia)
  • Yarrow
  • Zinnia

Flower Seeds:

  • Ageratum
  • Balsam
  • Castor Bean
  • Celosia

    Texas Prairie Wildflowers

    Texas Prairie Wildflowers

  • Cleome
  • Cockscomb
  • Coleus
  • Coral Vine
  • Cosmos
  • Cypress Vine
  • Dahlia (Dwarf)
  • Coneflower (Echinacea)
  • Feverfew
  • Four-o’clock
  • Globe Amaranth
  • Gourd
  • Impatiens

    Chocolate Plant

    Chocolate Plant

  • Linaria
  • Nasturtium
  • Marigold
  • Moonflower
  • Morning Glory
  • Periwinkle
  • Petunia
  • Pinks
  • Portulaca
  • Scabiosa
  • Sunflower
  • Sweet Pea (Perennial)

    Sunflower

    Sunflower

  • Tithonia
  • Torenia
  • Vinca
  • Zinnia

Bulbs:

  • Achimenes
  • Acidanthera
  • Allium
  • Alstroemeria
  • Amarcrinum
  • Amaryllis
  • Ground Orchid (Bletilla)
  • Caladium
  • Calla
  • Canna
  • Crinum

    Caladium

    Caladium

  • Dahlia
  • Daylily
  • Dietes
  • Ginger
  • Gladiolus
  • Gloriosa Daisy
  • Hosta
  • Spider Lily (Hymerocallis)
  • Hypoxis
  • Liriope

    Hostas

    Hostas

  • Monkey Grass
  • Rain Lily
  • Society Garlic
  • Tigridia

Vegetables:

  • Early—Mid Month: Pepper, Radish, Squash, Tomato
  • ALL Month: Amaranth, Bean, Corn, Cucumber, Eggplant, Muskmelon, Okra, Peanuts, Pumpkin, Southern Pea, Sweet Potato, Tomatillo, Watermelon

Herbs:

  • Anise
  • Star Anise
  • Basil
  • Bay

    Herbs

    Herbs

  • Borage
  • Bouncing Bet
  • Caraway
  • Catnip
  • Chives
  • Comfrey
  • Costmary
  • Cumin
  • Fennel
  • Fenugreek
  • Scented Geranium
  • Germander
  • Horehound
  • Horseradish
  • Lamb’s Ear
  • Lavender
  • Lemon Grass
  • Lemon Verbena
  • Mexican Mint Marigold (a great substitute for French Tarragon)
  • Monarda
  • Oregano
  • Perilla
  • Rosemary
  • Sage
  • Santolina
  • Summer Savory
  • Winter Savory
  • Sesame
  • Sorrel
  • Southernwood
  • Tansy
  • Tarragon
  • Thyme
  • Common Wormwood
  • Roman Wormwood
  • Yarrow

Fruit:

  • Bare root or container grown Pecans
  • Fruit trees

    Peach Tree

    Peach Tree

  • Grapes
  • Berry bushes

Courtesy of the Garden Guide for Austin & Vicinity, published by the Travis County Master Gardener Association, copyright 2000-2002.

Source: http://www.gonursery.com/pages/32 and http://www.klru.org/ctg/tips/april.php and http://www.minifarmbox.com/tag/ten-great-tips-to-give-you-bumper-crop-tomatoes/

Native and Adapted Landscape Plants for Central Texas – Downloadable Plant Guide: http://www.austintexas.gov/sites/default/files/files/Watershed/growgreen/plantguide.pdf

Courtesy of Kathy Kares  www.AHealthyHome.net        CONTACT ME

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