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Planting in December - Gardenate

Borage (also Burrage, Bugloss) Plant in garden.
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Plant in garden.
Daikon (also Japanese radish, Lo Bok) Plant in garden.
Dill Plant in garden.
Fennel (also Bronze fennel) Plant in garden.
Florence Fennel (also Finocchio) Plant in garden.
Mizuna (also Japanese Greens, Mitzuna, Mibuna) Plant in garden.
Potato Plant in garden.
Sunflower Plant in garden.
Sweet Potato (also Kumara) Plant in garden.
Tomato Plant in garden.

Planning for January

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.
Cape Gooseberry (also Golden Berry, Inca Berry ) Plant in garden.
Chilli peppers (also Hot 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) Plant in garden.
Coriander (also Cilantro, Chinese parsley) Plant in garden.
Cucumber Plant in garden.
Dill Plant in garden.
Eggplant (also Aubergine) Plant in garden.
French tarragon 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) Plant in garden.
NZ Spinach (also Warrigal greens) Plant in garden.
Oregano (also Pot Marjoram) Plant in garden.
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Plant in garden.
Peas Plant in garden.
Potato Plant in garden.
Pumpkin Plant in garden.
Rockmelon (also Canteloupe) Plant in garden.
Rosella (also Queensland Jam Plant, Roselle) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Savory - summer savory (also 'Bean Herb') Plant in garden.
Strawberries (from seeds) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Sunflower Plant in garden.
Sweet Marjoram (also Knotted marjoram) Plant in garden.
Tomatillo Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Tomato Plant in garden.
Watermelon Plant in garden.
Zucchini (also Courgette/Marrow, Summer squash) Plant in garden.

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