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Planting in August - Gardenate

Beans - broad beans, fava beans (also Fava bean) Sow seed
Cabbage Sow seed
Chives (also Garden chives) Sow seed
Radish Sow seed
Rocket (also Arugula/Rucola) Sow seed
Rutabaga (also Swedes) Sow seed
Spinach (also English spinach) Sow seed
Turnip Sow seed

Planning for September

Beans - broad beans, fava beans (also Fava bean) Sow seed
Cabbage Sow seed
Garlic Plant cloves
Shallots (also Eschalots) Sow seed
Spinach (also English spinach) Sow seed
Turnip Sow seed

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