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Asparagus Pea (also Winged bean) 11 Oct, RODOLFO PORTUGAL (Canada - Zone 6a Temperate Warm Summer climate)
Is it possible to grow winged beans here in Windsor, Ontario? If it is possible, where can I get the seeds?
Onion 10 Oct, jim (New Zealand - temperate climate)
I am interested in planting dates for onions all my seed packets put planting in late autum winter but they are differen on this site.My father always planted onion sets are they available in NZ
Onion 11 Oct, Sassy (USA - Zone 9b climate)
Jim, you just missed the spring planting season, ending in September. You can sow seed starts, in doors, under grow lights, in February to transplant in April or direct sow in May. The spring planting season begins with sowing starts in Jun, transplanting in August, or direct sowing in September. You can find this information in the Vegetable and Herb tab, click on Onion, select your Climate Zone and look at the coded calendar. Good luck with your onions next Fall.
Ginger 10 Oct, Angela (South Africa - Semi-arid climate)
What went wrong? I planted the ginger buds and they shot up nicely and showed promise but when I wanted to harvest the roots were rotten. Too much water ??
Ginger 11 Oct, Anon (South Africa - Semi-arid climate)
Good draining soil is required - water only 2-3 times a week and give good fertilising. Plant and harvest the right time.
Ginger 11 Oct, Sassy (USA - Zone 9b climate)
Turmeric and Ginger rhizomes don't like wet feet. They need nutrient rich but well draining soil. You might consider adding some sand to the soil to encourage drainage.
Horseradish 08 Oct, Marc (Australia - temperate climate)
How can I determine when horseradish rhizomes are ready to harvest. Time is a bit out of whack because it took ages for it to take. Currently the outer leaves are about 45cm long 15 cm wide clear healthy emerald green colour with many smaller leaves inside them. I planted a single piece of 5 cm rhizome in a 30 ltr veg bag in March this year. Only started going about a month ago but is going very well now.
Horseradish 11 Oct, Anon (Australia - temperate climate)
Go to Temperate Zone and Horseradish and read all the notes there about it.
Garlic 08 Oct, Rich (USA - Zone 6b climate)
It's best to plant hardneck garlic in zone 6B from the middle to late October or even early November. The key is you want it to be cold, consistently below 45°, at least every night time. The first freezing encounter triggers garlic to start producing roots and that would determine how healthy and large the plants grow. Keep in mind freezing above ground may not equal freezing below ground. If you plant it in too warm a time, like early October, it may stunt the growth. It may even rot the garlic if it's wet too long. You may be able to accelerate the process by keeping in the refrigerator for a few weeks I'm not even know people who have kept it in the freezer for a few days or longer hopefully triggering root growth. I haven't tried that so I don't know.
Rosella (also Queensland Jam Plant, Roselle) 08 Oct, Brin & Christine (New Zealand - temperate climate)
We grow the Rosella bush here in south east Queensland, they make delicious tart jam. Can be mixed with Mango for an interesting blend. I have a half jar left before we return to NZ in Jan 2022. I hope to find someone with a heated glasshouse in Christchurch to grow some from seed. cheers
Brussels sprouts 08 Oct, Jess (New Zealand - sub-tropical climate)
Hi My Brussel sprouts were growing really well and now with the buds forming they are all loose and floppy. Is there something that I can do to stop that? Thanks in advance.
Garlic 07 Oct, Myrna (USA - Zone 7b climate)
I have success in planting from October 1 up until Early Dec….harvesting late May through July. Nice large bulbs in Zone 7b, getting close to 8a.
Garlic 06 Oct, mohamed (USA - Zone 6b climate)
can I plant garlic now, first week of Ocrober, on Cape Cod, Massachusetts?
Broad Beans (also Fava bean) 06 Oct, Pete (Australia - temperate climate)
I took a look at my Broad Beans today. They have an infestation of very small insects. could they be Aphids? Thanks in advance> Cheers Pete
Broad Beans (also Fava bean) 08 Oct, Deidre (Australia - temperate climate)
Highly likely Pete. Ideally, sit on your hands as the ladybugs and parasitic wasps will take care of the aphid population.
Cardoon 05 Oct, Sue (Australia - cool/mountain climate)
Try Plant world seeds
Garlic 05 Oct, Annemarie (USA - Zone 8b climate)
We would like to plant garlic for next summer. We live in the Seattle area.....so we are going to be headed into a lot of rainy weather for the next few months. When should we plant my cloves to get big multi clove bulbs and when would we harvest them? We plan on using large containers....should they be moved into a place with a little weather protection during the heaviest rain? We planted in February last year and got tiny tiny bulbs..... The same question for leeks if you know about those too..... Thanks very much! Annemarie
Brussels sprouts 05 Oct, APB (New Zealand - sub-tropical climate)
Would`nt even bother to grow these Again .. grew in trays .. Put some in pots ( Big fail, due to the very large root system) some in the garden very healthy.. takes up a lot of room, takes way to long to grow in a small garden.. all it did was keep the slugs happy , shaded out, every other growing vegetables.. Lost my patience.. and ripped them all out..6 months from seed to harvest is too long. cheaper just to buy in the store in season
Brussels sprouts 11 Oct, Anon (New Zealand - sub-tropical climate)
A couple of points. Plant tall plants in the southern end of your garden (then they don't shade other plants). The sun crosses approx over head E to W in the summer and in the north in winter NE to NW.
Brussels sprouts 05 Oct, Liz (New Zealand - temperate climate)
Gardenate does not recommend growing Brussels sprouts in Sub Tropical NZ www.gardenate.com/plant/Brussels sprouts?zone=7
Horseradish 02 Oct, Mike Austin (New Zealand - temperate climate)
Hi, Also looking for Horseradish Crowns , live in Kawerau, BOP .
Rosemary 01 Oct, Elf Chef (USA - Zone 6a climate)
Can you use a full-spectrum grow lamp for rosemary inside for the winter instead of direct sun?
Cardoon 28 Sep, Caroline Burczyk (USA - Zone 5a climate)
Do deer eat this plant in the garden ?
Cardoon 08 Oct, Trevor (Australia - cool/mountain climate)
They may not, as my sheep and goats do not. It must be the furry texture of te leaves or smell. Good luck, from Tasmania
Cardoon 02 Oct, Sue (Australia - cool/mountain climate)
Hi Caroline, I found that if I planted Catmint as a border, the deer wouldnt cross it. So saved my garden and had beautiful blue flowers
Sage (also Common Sage) 27 Sep, Sereima (Australia - tropical climate)
Can I grow clary sage in Fiji?
Sage (also Common Sage) 28 Sep, Anon (South Africa - Semi-arid climate)
Compare your climate to a New Zealand or Australian climate and then check the planting guide here for that climate. You would be tropic probably.
Potato 27 Sep, Renato (Australia - tropical climate)
Can you plant potatoes in the tropics with 30°C temperature and get a good harvest?
Potato 28 Sep, Anon (Australia - tropical climate)
It says plant April May - the reason, your are growing into the coolest time of the year and less likely to have massive rainfall then. Also pit them in a raised bed if your ground can be wet a lot. Free draining soil.
Beans - dwarf (also French beans, Bush beans) 27 Sep, Selina (Australia - temperate climate)
Why are my dwarf beans leaves yellowing? They’re planted with cherry toms and spring onions so it gets lots of water so I’m thinking it is that. Am I able to transplant them into pots? They’ve got flowers but no beans as yet.
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