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Planting in South Africa - Humid sub-tropical regions

Planting in March - Gardenate

Angelica Plant in garden.
Artichokes (Globe) Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Asparagus Pea (also Winged bean) Plant in garden.
Basil Plant in garden.
Beans - climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners) Plant in garden.
Beans - dwarf (also French beans, Bush beans) Plant in garden.
Beetroot (also Beets) Plant in garden.
Broccoli Plant in garden.
Cabbage Plant in garden.
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Plant in garden.
Cardoon Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Carrot Plant in garden.
Cauliflower Plant in garden.
Celeriac Plant in garden.
Celery Plant in garden.
Chilli peppers (also Hot peppers) Plant in garden.
Chinese cabbage (also Wong bok, wong nga pak) Plant in garden.
Chives (also Garden chives) Plant in garden.
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Plant in garden.
Cucumber Plant in garden.
Daikon (also Japanese radish, Lo Bok) Plant in garden.
Dill Plant in garden.
Endive Plant in garden.
French tarragon Plant in garden.
Garlic Plant in garden.
Horseradish Plant in garden.
Kale (also Borecole) Plant in garden.
Kohlrabi Plant in garden.
Leeks Plant in garden.
Lettuce Plant in garden.
Marrow Plant in garden.
Mint (also Garden mint) Plant in garden.
Mizuna (also Japanese Greens, Mitzuna, Mibuna) Plant in garden.
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Plant in garden.
Onion Plant in garden.
Oregano (also Pot Marjoram) Plant in garden.
Pak Choy (also Pak choi) Plant in garden.
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Plant in garden.
Parsnip Plant in garden.
Peas Plant in garden.
Pumpkin Plant in garden.
Radish Plant in garden.
Rhubarb Plant in garden.
Rutabaga (also Swedes) Plant in garden.
Salsify (also Vegetable oyster) Plant in garden.
Shallots (also Eschalots) Plant in garden.
Snow Peas (also Sugar Peas, Mangetout, Chinese Peas) Plant in garden.
Spinach (also English spinach) Plant in garden.
Squash (also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash) Plant in garden.
Sunflower Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Sweet Marjoram (also Knotted marjoram) Plant in garden.
Thyme (also Common thyme) Plant in garden.
Tomato Plant in garden.
Turnip Plant in garden.
Zucchini (also Courgette/Marrow, Summer squash) Plant in garden.

Planning for April

Angelica Plant in garden.
Asparagus Pea (also Winged bean) Plant in garden.
Basil Plant in garden.
Beans - broad beans, fava beans (also Fava bean) Plant in garden.
Beans - climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners) Plant in garden.
Beans - dwarf (also French beans, Bush beans) Plant in garden.
Beetroot (also Beets) Plant in garden.
Broccoli Plant in garden.
Cabbage Plant in garden.
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Plant in garden.
Carrot Plant in garden.
Celery Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Chilli peppers (also Hot peppers) Plant in garden.
Chinese cabbage (also Wong bok, wong nga pak) Plant in garden.
Chives (also Garden chives) Plant in garden.
Cucumber Plant in garden.
Daikon (also Japanese radish, Lo Bok) Plant in garden.
Dill Plant in garden.
French tarragon Plant in garden.
Garlic Plant in garden.
Horseradish Plant in garden.
Kohlrabi Plant in garden.
Marrow Plant in garden.
Mint (also Garden mint) Plant in garden.
Mizuna (also Japanese Greens, Mitzuna, Mibuna) Plant in garden.
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Plant in garden.
Onion Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Oregano (also Pot Marjoram) Plant in garden.
Pak Choy (also Pak choi) Plant in garden.
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Plant in garden.
Parsnip Plant in garden.
Peas Plant in garden.
Pumpkin Plant in garden.
Radish Plant in garden.
Rhubarb Plant in garden.
Rutabaga (also Swedes) Plant in garden.
Salsify (also Vegetable oyster) Plant in garden.
Shallots (also Eschalots) Plant in garden.
Snow Peas (also Sugar Peas, Mangetout, Chinese Peas) Plant in garden.
Spinach (also English spinach) Plant in garden.
Spring onions (also Scallions, Bunching onions, Welsh onion) Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Squash (also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash) Plant in garden.
Sweet Marjoram (also Knotted marjoram) Plant in garden.
Thyme (also Common thyme) Plant in garden.
Tomato Plant in garden.
Turnip Plant in garden.
Zucchini (also Courgette/Marrow, Summer squash) Plant in garden.

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Recent comments/tips

  • 30 Mar - Fadeela
    What type of soil does garluc need to be planted ? D
    in Garlic
  • 30 Mar - Leonora
    Livingseeds Heirloom Seeds P.O.Box 1421 Henley-on-Klip 1962 Tel: 016 365 3873 or 0731417101 [email protected] Elouise or Sean Give them a call. Very helpful.
    in Garlic
  • 30 Mar - Mike
    Well we have just had our rain down pour. I had a tarpaulin over our young plants to keep the rain off. The wind became too strong, so had to take it down. We have just had 3 1/4 inches of rain in...
    in Broccoli
  • 30 Mar - sue
    hi plant is getting a brown spot on its leaf then it spreads to the stems & dies can you give me some idea what the problem is thanks
    in Rhubarb
  • 30 Mar - Akbar Ally
    Is ocra leaves edible? How do you cook same?
    in Okra
  • 30 Mar - Jack
    You could divide and replant the suckers in winter. Give them a good 'blanket' of straw or old sacking to protect them if you get frosts. If the shed wall is metal try hanging hessian sacks behind...
    in Artichokes (Globe)
  • 30 Mar - John
    I would try - www.organicseeds.co.za They do not list it but may know who would have it. All the best in your search. Maybe a South African gardener will read these pages and help.
    in Yacon

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