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Planting in August - Gardenate

Beans - climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners) Plant in garden.
Broccoli Plant in garden.
Cabbage 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.
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Plant in garden.
Cowpeas (also Black eye peas, Southern peas) Plant in garden.
Cucumber Plant in garden.
Eggplant (also Aubergine) Plant in garden.
Onion Plant in garden.
Squash (also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash) Plant in garden.
Watermelon Plant in garden.

Planning for September

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.
Chinese cabbage (also Wong bok, wong nga pak) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Chives (also Garden chives) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Plant in garden.
Cucumber Plant in garden.
Eggplant (also Aubergine) Plant in garden.
Endive Plant in garden.
Kale (also Borecole) Plant in garden.
Lettuce Plant in garden.
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Plant in garden.
Onion Plant in garden.
Radish Plant in garden.
Shallots (also Eschalots) Plant in garden.
Squash (also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash) Plant in garden.
Strawberry Plants Plant in garden.
Tomato Plant in garden.
Turnip Plant in garden.
Watermelon Plant in garden.

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Recent comments/tips

  • 23 Mar - Sarah
    Hi Toni My husband and I have had a small crop (20 or so) and grown these rotating each year. Unfortunatly we believe we must have inadvertently eaten our saved ones and now we cant source any. W...
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    According to my research Broccoli, Cauliflower and Cabbage can be planted in late April in Toronto. Seeds could be sown indoors now for transplanting when they are ready.
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