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Planting in January - Gardenate

Artichokes (Globe) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Beetroot (also Beets) Plant in garden.
Broccoli Plant in garden.
Carrot Plant in garden.
Celeriac Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Celery Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Chilli peppers (also Hot peppers) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Coriander (also Cilantro, Chinese parsley) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Corn Salad (also Lamb's lettuce or Mache) Plant in garden.
Endive Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Kohlrabi Plant in garden.
Leeks 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.
Oregano (also Pot Marjoram) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Pak Choy (also Pak choi) Plant in garden.
Parsnip Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
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.
Rocket (also Arugula/Rucola) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Rockmelon (also Canteloupe) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Rosella (also Queensland Jam Plant, Roselle) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Rosemary Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Shallots (also Eschalots) Plant in garden.
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Plant in garden.
Strawberries (from seeds) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Sweet Marjoram (also Knotted marjoram) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Tomato Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Turnip Plant in garden.
Yam/Oka (also Oca) Plant in garden.

Planning for February

Amaranth (also Love-lies-bleeding) Plant in garden.
Artichokes (Globe) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Basil Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Beetroot (also Beets) Plant in garden.
Borage (also Burrage, Bugloss) Plant in garden.
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Cardoon Plant in garden.
Carrot Plant in garden.
Celeriac Plant in garden.
Celery Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Chilli peppers (also Hot peppers) 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.
Coriander (also Cilantro, Chinese parsley) Plant in garden.
Daikon (also Japanese radish, Lo Bok) Plant in garden.
Dill Plant in garden.
Eggplant (also Aubergine) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Endive Plant in garden.
Fennel (also Bronze fennel) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Florence Fennel (also Finocchio) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
French tarragon Plant in garden.
Jerusalem Artichokes (also Sunchoke) Plant in garden.
Kale (also Borecole) Plant in garden.
Kohlrabi Plant in garden.
Leeks Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Lemon Balm (also Sweet balm, ) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Lettuce 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.
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Plant in garden.
NZ Spinach (also Warrigal greens) Plant in garden.
Okra (also Ladyfinger, gumbo) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Oregano (also Pot Marjoram) Plant in garden.
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Parsnip Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Peas Plant in garden.
Pumpkin Plant in garden.
Radish Plant in garden.
Rocket (also Arugula/Rucola) Plant in garden.
Rockmelon (also Canteloupe) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Rosemary Plant in garden.
Sage (also Common Sage) Plant in garden.
Savory - summer savory (also 'Bean Herb') 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.
Strawberries (from seeds) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Sunflower Plant in garden.
Thyme (also Common thyme) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Tomato Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Turnip Plant in garden.
Watermelon Plant in garden.
Yam/Oka (also Oca) 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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Recent comments/tips

  • 22 Jun - Lyndel -- Toowoomba Qld
    We live in Toowoomba and would like to know the best time to plant broccoli seeds please. Also, a clarification as to whether we are a temperate or sub tropical climate please??
    in Broccoli
  • 21 Jun - Mike
    It is a biennial plant - could live for a few years - a good outcome is 3 years. It is a cool weather crop and can handle some frost. Tastes a bit bitter in the summer - drier and warmer. My rule ...
    in Kale
  • 21 Jun - Matt Brand
    Hi, just found your comment about horseradish on the web. I've been looking for some for ages. Can I buy some plants of you? I live in Ohakune,but have family in Fielding. Thank you very much
    in Horseradish
  • 21 Jun - Johan Fernandes
    Witch cultivar (name) is the most popular one to plant? Where can i find cloves? Is Febr - March the wright time to plant? Can i buy cloves from the fresh market?
    in Garlic
  • 21 Jun - Coral
    Just wondering how long a kale plant will live for?
    in Kale
  • 21 Jun - Mike
    They grow them all year round in Bundaberg - even during winter. Temps 4-15, av about 10-11 in winter at night. Low 20's in the day.
    in Sweet Potato
  • 21 Jun - Mike
    Commercial growers here plant the strawberry runners in late April May. After the crop has been picked they plough them in. A one year crop. They buy new runners each year under contract - special...
    in Strawberry Plants

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