Things really get going on the allotment in April, as the days lengthen and temperatures rise. There are lots of jobs to do, including sowing, planting and weeding.
Find out which vegetable seeds to sow in April.
Even if the days are warm, there is always a risk of frost at night, so resist the temptation to sow and plant too early. Keep an eye on the weather forecast and wait a few days if necessary. Protect early outdoor sowings with fleece.
Here are some key allotment jobs for April.