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Planting in August - Gardenate

Beans - climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners) Plant in garden.
Beans - dwarf (also French beans, Bush beans) Plant in garden.
Broccoli Plant in garden.
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Plant in garden.
Cowpeas (also Black eye peas, Southern peas) Plant in garden.
Cucumber Plant in garden.
Leeks Plant in garden.
Lettuce Plant in garden.
Onion Plant in garden.
Pumpkin Plant in garden.
Radish Plant in garden.
Salsify (also Vegetable oyster) Plant in garden.
Squash (also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash) Plant in garden.
Tomato Plant in garden.
Turnip Plant in garden.
Watermelon Plant in garden.

Planning for September

Beans - climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners) Plant in garden.
Beans - dwarf (also French beans, Bush beans) Plant in garden.
Beetroot (also Beets) Plant in garden.
Broccoli Plant in garden.
Brussels sprouts Plant in garden.
Cape Gooseberry (also Golden Berry, Inca Berry ) Plant in garden.
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Plant in garden.
Carrot Plant in garden.
Cauliflower Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Chinese cabbage (also Wong bok, wong nga pak) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Plant in garden.
Endive Plant in garden.
Fennel (also Bronze fennel) Plant in garden.
Florence Fennel (also Finocchio) Plant in garden.
Kale (also Borecole) Plant in garden.
Kohlrabi Plant in garden.
Leeks Plant in garden.
Lettuce Plant in garden.
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Plant in garden.
Onion Plant in garden.
Radish Plant in garden.
Salsify (also Vegetable oyster) Plant in garden.
Shallots (also Eschalots) Plant in garden.
Squash (also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash) Plant in garden.
Strawberry Plants Plant in garden.
Turnip Plant in garden.

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    Have you seen the photo on the daikon page of Gardenate ?
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    Can I grow the same wing bean bulb two years in a row or do I have to harvest from new seed every year ? We are in Tauranga. Thanks for your time.
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