Want to start gardening but worried you’ve left it too late in the year? Don’t worry! There’s still time to sow those plants and seeds in your garden. The bad weather we had for the first part of this year means that spring has been a bit delayed, and your plants will just pop up a little bit later. So there’s no need to worry about sow-by dates!

However, if you want to get the best out of your garden, you’ll need to get in quick. Plant these flowers and veg before April’s out:

  • Dahlias
  • Gazanias
  • Lobelias
  • Marigolds
  • Nicotianas
  • Brussels sprouts
  • Leeks
  • Onions
  • Peppers
  • Tomatoes

If you’ve got a pond, now is also the time to plant some new aquatic plants.

But these flowers and vegetables can still be planted in May:



  • Aquilegias
  • Aubretias
  • Delphiniums
  • Foxgloves
  • Forget-me-not
  • Hollyhocks
  • Nasturtiums
  • Poppies
  • Violas
  • Wallflowers



  • Herbs
  • Beetroot
  • Broccoli
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Chard
  • Cucumber
  • Dwarf beans
  • Lettuce
  • Peas
  • Radishes
  • Rocket
  • Runner beans
  • Spinach
  • Spring onions

Don’t hang around, make the most of the good weather and get planting. Right now, we’ve got 3 for 2 on spring bulbs and seeds in store and online at Wilko.com!

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