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Planting in April - Gardenate

Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Plant in garden.
Marrow Plant in garden.
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Plant in garden.
Sweet Potato (also Kumara) Plant in garden.

Planning for May

Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Plant in garden.
Sweet Potato (also Kumara) Plant in garden.

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Recent comments/tips

  • 25 May - John
    In your area strawberries would normally be planted from August to November but I suggest you could plant them most times. They take about 11 weeks to begin fruiting. Make sure you plant your str...
    in Strawberries (from seeds)
  • 25 May - John
    Chokos are frost-tender perennials. To establish a choko plant choose or buy a couple of good sized, smooth skinned chokos and leave them on a bench until they begin to sprout. Stem and leaves wil...
    in Choko/Chayote
  • 25 May - dee
    which region suits strawberries farming in around Mpumalanga, mbombela?
    in Strawberries (from seeds)
  • 25 May - Daisy Ann Cumming
    What's the time to plant chocos?
    in Choko/Chayote
  • 24 May - Jonno
    You would normally plant the seeds from August through December but you could start them in June or July in a hot house ready for a good start in spring.
    in Cape Gooseberry
  • 24 May - Ken
    Sweet potatoes would normally be harvested when the leaves of the vine start to turn yellow or when frosts begin. You can carefully remove them as soon as they are big enough if you want to but tr...
    in Sweet Potato
  • 24 May - Sean
    I live in the Latrobe Valley (Gippsland) and we usually leave the stalks for the winter. If you get severe frosts or a bit of snow you could do what you have suggested and then cover the plants w...
    in Rhubarb

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