Fertilise and remove spent flowers regularly.
Pick flowers of sweet peas and island poppies 3 times weekly.
Catch the seed of Primula to sow next season.
Start sowing (in warm areas) new annuals.
Feed daffodils and bulbs that have finished flowering.
Don't remove the foliage of the plants that finished flowering.
Buy summer bulbs as soon as available. Store in a cool dry place until replanting.
Divide and replant plants that need it in prepared beds.
Feed and water well and mulch.
Feed and spray bare stems after pruning.
Water weekly and mulch.
More now and as needed.
Remove (in frosty areas) all thick, matted, dry grass with a rake or broom.
Feed and water well.
Feed all shrubs and trees when spring growth is starting.
Apply Epson salt to Brunfelsia.
Apply acidic mulch to acid-loving plants.
Prune sage varieties that are summer-flowering, canary creeper etc.
Prune fuchsias back as soon as no more frost.
Plan for a summer veggie garden and start preparations.
Prepare beds for carrots well in advance of planting.
Sow for tomatoes, eggplant and capsicum peppers in cold areas.
Feed broccoli after cutting the main flower stem off.
Feed and mulch all trees with compost and water well.
Water grape vines, fruit trees and strawberries every 10 days in dry weather.
Protect peach trees that have suffered from leaf curl before.
Feed citrus and apply Epson salt. Protect against silla.
Feed strawberries, figs, guavas, avos, pineapples, pawpaw, granadillas and mangos.
Store the seed of pawpaw (after drying it) and keep it in paper bags until December when it can be sown. Otherwise: cover a couple of seeds in a piece of pawpaw skin and bury it. Lessen the male plants to 1/6 female plants.