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Planting in May - Gardenate

Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Plant in garden.
Chilli peppers (also Hot peppers) Plant in garden.
Cowpeas (also Black eye peas, Southern peas) Plant in garden.
Cucumber Plant in garden.
Eggplant (also Aubergine) Plant in garden.
Marrow Plant in garden.
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Plant in garden.
Parsnip Plant in garden.
Rockmelon (also Canteloupe) Plant in garden.
Strawberries (from seeds) Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Strawberry Plants Plant in garden.
Sweet corn (also maize) Plant in garden.
Sweet Potato (also Kumara) Plant in garden.

Planning for June

Cowpeas (also Black eye peas, Southern peas) Plant in garden.
Okra (also Ladyfinger, gumbo) Plant in garden.
Sweet Potato (also Kumara) Plant in garden.

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Recent comments/tips

  • 26 Mar - Liz
    Hi Adam, the planting instructions overlap a bit. We suggest that seeds are started in boxes in March and April, so those seedlings should start to be ready to plant out in May and June - but als...
    in Capsicum
  • 26 Mar - may
    my silverbeet has been thriving but now new leaves are coming up small and very dark leaves (NOT SPOTTED)
    in Silverbeet
  • 26 Mar - hugh avey
    my dill plants, from seeds or transplanted seedlings, grow well briefly, then wilt and die - suggestions please
    in Dill
  • 26 Mar - Kylie
    I've just received a shopping bag full of runners from a friend. It is now Autumn in Ballarat Victoria, how should I plant these now? Thanks
    in Strawberry Plants
  • 26 Mar - Jo
    I just purchased salsify seeds produced by Bairnsdale seed company, Goodman Seeds. I picked them up in the local IGA supermarket!
    in Salsify
  • 26 Mar - Diane
    I planted my broccoli in January it's getting big enough but it's seems to be taking awhile to fruit it gets full sun and the leaves are good maybe I planted too soon
    in Broccoli
  • 25 Mar - adam
    hello just had a question for the pepper plant. it says to plant this plant in the garden in May then to transplant in June. would you be able to explain this to me cause im a little confused to ...
    in Capsicum

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