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Planting in Canada - Zone 7b Mild Temperate regions

Planting in January - Gardenate

Artichokes (Globe) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Beans - broad beans, fava beans (also Fava bean) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Broccoli Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Brussels sprouts Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Cabbage Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Leeks Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Lettuce Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Onion Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Rosemary Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Shallots (also Eschalots) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.

Planning for February

Artichokes (Globe) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Asparagus Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Beans - broad beans, fava beans (also Fava bean) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Broccoli Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Brussels sprouts Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Cabbage Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Cape Gooseberry (also Golden Berry, Inca Berry ) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Cardoon Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Cauliflower Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Celeriac Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Celery Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Chilli peppers (also Hot peppers) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Plant in garden.
Eggplant (also Aubergine) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Fennel (also Bronze fennel) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Florence Fennel (also Finocchio) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Garlic Plant in garden.
Kale (also Borecole) Plant in garden.
Leeks Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Lettuce Plant in garden.
Luffa (also Loofah, plant sponge) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Marrow Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Mizuna (also Japanese Greens, Mitzuna, Mibuna) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Onion Plant in garden.
Oregano (also Pot Marjoram) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Pak Choy (also Pak choi) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Peas Plant in garden.
Pumpkin Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Rhubarb Plant in garden.
Rosemary Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Rutabaga (also Swedes) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Shallots (also Eschalots) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Plant in garden.
Spinach (also English spinach) Plant in garden.
Spring onions (also Scallions, Bunching onions, Welsh onion) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Strawberries (from seeds) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Sweet Marjoram (also Knotted marjoram) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Thyme (also Common thyme) Plant in garden.
Tomatillo Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Tomato Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Turnip Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.

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