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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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Recent Comments

  • 18 Mar - perry
    I have had success growing celery in the shade this summer north of Auckland. I think I planted in November where the plants needed to grow tall to reach the light.
    in Celery
  • 18 Mar - Mike
    Full sun probably in temperate zone.
    in Asparagus
  • 18 Mar - veronica
    veronica, yes is great advice, thank you, have tried lots but all failed will give it a go next march. thanks so much
    in Garlic
  • 18 Mar - Lyn
    My boysenberry and blackberry plants are 'running rampant' I 'nipped' the ends out but now there is twice as many shoots going everywhere. Should I cut back now to encourage the 'bits' that will ...
    in Jerusalem Artichokes
  • 17 Mar -
    Have a think about it. Asparagus has a tall fern on it most of the year - do you want it shading the rhubarb?
    in Rhubarb
  • 17 Mar -
    You have lavender but do you have bees? Do some research about the subject - going yellow and falling off. In temperate climate I would start my pumpkins in Sept Oct and grow into the summer. Prep...
    in Pumpkin
  • 17 Mar - Mike
    Seaweed is great in the garden - don't put it on too thick as a mulch - 2
    in Strawberry Plants

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