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Planting in August - Gardenate

Radish Plant in garden.
Spinach (also English spinach) Plant in garden.
Turnip Plant in garden.

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Turnip Plant in garden.

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Recent comments/tips

  • 16 Jan - Ruth Newbury-Swash
    Would like to try growing celeriac, I live on the Whangaparaoa Pen., Auckland, wonder if it would grow here or if wrong climate? Also, if ok, which variety would grow best here.....am trying to ...
    in Celeriac
  • 16 Jan - Amy
    I have read that that can happen if you leave them in too long, could that have been the case?
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    Can anyone give details of how to prune runners/vines of watermelons to achieve better fruit in Canterbury? I was told quite a few years ago that this is a good method in colder climates to encour...
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  • 16 Jan - Wilbur van Wyk
    I live in Pretoria and want to know where i can purchase witloof seeds I will appreciate any information Regards Wilbur
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  • 16 Jan - John
    There are many viruses that can affect tomatoes. 'Wilt' viruses can be identified by cutting one of the main stems on a long diagonal cut. If there are brown lines in the 'veins' it is an indicato...
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  • 16 Jan - John
    We seem to have potatoes coming up for most of the year. You should still be safe to plant now even if you only get 'new' potatoes. New potatoes are ready about a month after flowering has finishe...
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  • 16 Jan - John
    Pick them to eat when they are big enough! if you want an early feed. They are great stuffed and roasted when they are small. Green 'bell' capsicums will continue to mature and become yellow, oran...
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