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Ginger 11 Sep, Sandra BOND (Australia - temperate climate)
what is the botanical name for the ginger that is best grown in warm temperate Sydney (Gardenate : Zingiber Officinale)
Brussels sprouts 10 Sep, Tandelakhe Mgijima (South Africa - Semi-arid climate)
Can I plant Brussels sprouts in September
Brussels sprouts 14 Sep, (South Africa - Semi-arid climate)
It says Jan - March. The reason, most vegetables are seasonal, so you need to plant in the right season.
Rhubarb 10 Sep, Helen (USA - Zone 10a climate)
Does rhubarb have to be out of sun lite? Can it grow here in San Diego?
Rhubarb 14 Sep, (USA - Zone 5a climate)
Most plants need lots of sunlight. Check what Climate Zone San Diego is in the climate zone section here and look it up if you can grow it.
Peas 07 Sep, Mrs Anne Handley (Australia - temperate climate)
I applied pea straw mulch to prepare my north facing veggie patch (I am a total novice) and pea seedlings emmerged a few weeks after. I have transplanted them into pots for noew as they are tiny. What can I do next and will they bear pods?
Peas 08 Sep, Anon (Australia - temperate climate)
In the winter the sun crosses in the north of the sky, in summer it is more overhead. Select a place where you want to grow them and plant them out when about 100-124mm high. Keep the soil around the roots best you can when transplanting.
Broad Beans (also Fava bean) 06 Sep, Nigel (New Zealand - cool/mountain climate)
My beans have been flowering for 2 months. Lots of continuous flowers but so far no beans. Ideas please.
Broad Beans (also Fava bean) 07 Sep, (New Zealand - sub-tropical climate)
I had the same problem in sub-tropical Australia last. They probably prefer a cooler climate like yours. I put it down to wind last year although I have no idea. Maybe google about it or ring an agricultural dept.
Carrot 05 Sep, max guthrie (New Zealand - cool/mountain climate)
Hi I have had lots of trouble growing Carrots here near Arrowtown ( so do all our neighbours ) with Black Rot or Carrot fly I have tried Neim Prills and white sugar but we still get it quite badly do you have any tips. Cheers Max.
Carrot 11 Sep, Joss (New Zealand - temperate climate)
Hi Max, I have been growing carrots in large black plastic pots and have had no trouble with any bugs or nasty things. I sow the seed one by one in separate holes and in a circle around the pot, cover with some sacking and then lay a couple of largish stones to hold the sacking down till they sprout and then uncover them. I hope this helps. Joss Roberts
Garlic 05 Sep, Cynthia Hamilton (USA - Zone 6b climate)
I want to plant elephant garlic. I should plant it deeper, correct? This article said to just barely cover.
Garlic 07 Sep, (USA - Zone 4a climate)
Plant as they suggest but keep an eye on the watering - don't let them dry out too much.
Watermelon 04 Sep, Harrison Brown (USA - Zone 10b climate)
I would like to know what type of fertilizers I can use to fertilizer my pigeon peas, corn, and watermelon plants?
Watermelon 07 Sep, (USA - Zone 4a climate)
A general garden fertiliser will do.
Asparagus 04 Sep, bill (New Zealand - temperate climate)
we have a asparagus plant that appeared in a place in our garden where we had not grown any last year produced 1 or 2 very thin spears that went to fern this year there is one normal size spear just coming up should we class this as 1st or 2nd year
Asparagus 07 Sep, (New Zealand - sub-tropical climate)
If it germinated approx 1 year ago it would be 1 year old. You need to really look after this plant with compost/manures/fertiliser and regular watering. You won't produce a decent crop until the 4th year. Also I suggest you have 3-6 plants if you want a decent amount of spears each couple of days.
Cape Gooseberry (also Golden Berry, Inca Berry ) 03 Sep, TT (USA - Zone 7a climate)
Where do i find a plant or seeds to start?
Cape Gooseberry (also Golden Berry, Inca Berry ) 07 Sep, (New Zealand - sub-tropical climate)
Internet seed selling companies.
Asparagus 03 Sep, Peter Wise (Australia - temperate climate)
Can you please tell me how to look after asparagus after growing it from seed since November 2020. How and when to fertilise. Live in melbourne thanks in advance
Asparagus 12 Sep, (Australia - temperate climate)
And from seed
Asparagus 07 Sep, (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
You generally plant the crowns/plants now early spring. Grow in full sun. Dig a hole 2-3 times the size of the pot they are in now, mix a little fertilise in the soil in the bottom of the hole, plant the asparagus and water well. If it is still coldish in Melbourne wait until next month. Water 2-3 times a week depending on how hot/cold it is and whether your soil is light or heavy. Mix some compost or manures into your soil if heavy. In the future - cut the ferns off in late winter, give a good watering, then give a good fertilising and put about 4-6
Tomato 03 Sep, Pete (Australia - temperate climate)
I have just planted some bush beans, can someone tell me approx how high they grow? Cheers and thnks in advance
Tomato 07 Sep, (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
A question about beans in the tomato section. Beans (dwarf) about 300-400mm. Bush tomatoes 1m.
Garlic 02 Sep, Molly Beverly (USA - Zone 7b climate)
We have grown up to 3 acres of garlic over the past 30 years. Plant in October/November, harvest the end of June. Around mid June the tops will start drying. Pull a bulb and count the wrappers. If there are 5 wrappers it is time to cut off the water. Harvest when the tops are mostly dried. I make braids from the largest bulbs right then. Hang them in the kitchen. Let the garlic cure 2 weeks in the shade before storing in a cool, dark place at room temperature. I grow soft neck garlic with big cloves and it keeps braided, hanging on my kitchen wall until the next harvest. And... always save the biggest bulbs with the biggest cloves for the next planting.
Choko/Chayote (also Chayote squash, christophene, chouchou, mirliton) 01 Sep, Johnny Leech (New Zealand - temperate climate)
Will choko grow in a cold area in North Canterbury
Choko/Chayote (also Chayote squash, christophene, chouchou, mirliton) 07 Sep, (New Zealand - cool/mountain climate)
No, they need warm weather by the look of it.
Pak Choy (also Pak choi) 01 Sep, Neelo Kwape (South Africa - Semi-arid climate)
Kindly assist where i can get seeds, am in Botswana
Pak Choy (also Pak choi) 07 Sep, (South Africa - Summer rainfall climate)
On the internet.
Savory - summer savory (also 'Bean Herb') 30 Aug, Ueli (New Zealand - temperate climate)
Do you sell Savory seeds? I bought seeds from King Seed summer and witer Savory, not one seed was growing. Regards Ueli (Gardenate : Try egmontseeds.co.nz
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