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Planting in March - Gardenate

Asparagus Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Beetroot (also Beets) 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.
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) 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.
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) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Kale (also Borecole) 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.
Marrow Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Onion Plant in garden.
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Plant in garden.
Peas Plant in garden.
Radish Plant in garden.
Rhubarb Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
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.

Planning for April

Basil Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Beetroot (also Beets) Plant in garden.
Cabbage Plant in garden.
Carrot Plant in garden.
Cauliflower Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Plant in garden.
Corn Salad (also Lamb's lettuce or Mache) Plant in garden.
Cucumber Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Lettuce Plant in garden.
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Plant in garden.
Onion Plant in garden.
Parsnip Plant in garden.
Peas Plant in garden.
Potato Plant in garden.
Pumpkin Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Radish Plant in garden.
Rhubarb Plant in garden.
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.
Squash (also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash) 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.
Turnip Plant in garden.
Zucchini (also Courgette/Marrow, Summer squash) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.

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