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Sweet corn (also maize) 29 May, Jack (Australia - tropical climate)
What is the good time for Maize harvesting?? Our place is tropical, had a winter for short period of time, summer start from September till March.
Yacon (also Sunroot) 29 May, David Kerr (New Zealand - temperate climate)
Hi can you tell me where I can get Yacon starter plant please. I live in Tokoroa.
Watermelon 29 May, Farai Mutsago (South Africa - Summer rainfall climate)
Where can l buy watermelon seeds in Polokwane or Mussina
Cowpeas (also Black eye peas, Southern peas) 28 May, Kat (USA - Zone 8b climate)
Is it too late to sow cowpea seeds? Also, can you grow cowpeas and green beans in the same raised bed?
Cowpeas (also Black eye peas, Southern peas) 28 May, Liz (New Zealand - sub-tropical climate)
Have a look at this page www.gardenate.com/plant/Cowpeas?zone=12
Cape Gooseberry (also Golden Berry, Inca Berry ) 28 May, Reda Soliman (USA - Zone 5b climate)
Can I plant golden gooseberry fruit at Illinois ZIP Code 60007
Cape Gooseberry (also Golden Berry, Inca Berry ) 28 May, Liz (New Zealand - sub-tropical climate)
Have a look at this page www.gardenate.com/plant/Cape Gooseberry?zone=14
Garlic 27 May, paul hansard (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Where do I buy Garlic bulbs & ginger to grow ? Please.
Garlic 28 May, (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Boondie seeds or other seed selling websites.
Chilli peppers (also Hot peppers) 27 May, Retief (South Africa - Summer rainfall climate)
I've sown my chilli seeds in may.. & they are now 30mm high I'm in the garden route where we have mild winters & sun .. do I plant them out or not risk the labour. I want to pot them for summer sales.
Chilli peppers (also Hot peppers) 28 May, Anonymous (South Africa - Summer rainfall climate)
Why did you plant in MAY, read when to plant them.
Pumpkin 27 May, Pumpkin Pete (Australia - temperate climate)
What is the best prep after drying seeds to grow ? Thanks
Pumpkin 28 May, (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Give them a couple of weeks to dry out, put them in a little sealing bag, then put them in a sealable jar and into the fridge. When you take them out of the fridge leave for 20-30 mins before you open the jar. Stops condensation.
Beans - climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners) 26 May, Eric Brooker (United Kingdom - warm/temperate climate)
Do runner beans grow up poles in clockwise direction? Anti clockwise here. Of course I need to know!
Beans - climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners) 27 May, Anonymous (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
I suggest you grow some, then you will be the expert.
Asparagus 25 May, Liz Timperley (New Zealand - temperate climate)
In Northland when is the best time to plant and where can you get the crowns from please?
Asparagus 27 May, Anonymous (New Zealand - temperate climate)
Go to New Zealand subtropical asparagus and the info is there when to plant. Bunnings generally have them in August to plant. Or internet seed selling website.
Onion 25 May, Mlungisi Zwane (South Africa - Summer rainfall climate)
when is the good time/season to plant onion in south africa?
Onion 25 May, Liz (New Zealand - temperate climate)
Have a look at this page www.gardenate.com/plant/Onion?zone=22
Pumpkin 25 May, Holly (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Hi, I'm wondering if pumpkins can be planted now on a hot western slope in nth new? Yes it's late! Just wondering!
Pumpkin 26 May, Anonymous (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Read the article here and get as much info as possible to make a decision. We are about 5 weeks away from the coldest period of the year July August, most plants do not grow much during these months. Generally give the hottest and coldest months a miss. Advice here is they need 20-30 temp to germinate, my soil is currently 18, Bundaberg. It says plant from August. I suggest you wait until then and find a warm area to be able to germinate the seeds or buy seedlings. There is a reason why you plant at the correct time, you have a better chance of a successful crop. Start preparing your ground if it needs it.
Strawberry Plants 25 May, Maria Garreffa (Australia - temperate climate)
When is time to grafting a young lemon? in South Australia , adelaide north east aerea, Thanks.
Strawberry Plants 26 May, (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Suggest you do some research on the internet about that.
Garlic 25 May, Jon Hosford (Australia - cool/mountain climate)
Garlic is best planted before the extremely cold weather sets in so that it can sprout and grow healthy leaves. It will then use this solid start to set healthy bulbs in the spring months. When tops start to flag, cease watering. Pull the garlic when the bulbs are strong and healthy and allow the leaves to die right back before storing. I live in a cool climate (Tasmania) and am able to keep garlic without it sprouting for use in cooking until July/August .
Sage (also Common Sage) 22 May, millie higgison (New Zealand - temperate climate)
I have purchased some white sage seeds, and I live in Dunedin how and when do I plant the seeds in which soil thankyou
Sage (also Common Sage) 25 May, (New Zealand - sub-tropical climate)
Read here www.gardenate.com/plant/Sage?zone=6 for information about growing Sage
Yacon (also Sunroot) 20 May, murray foster (New Zealand - temperate climate)
where to buy a yacon tubar
Yacon (also Sunroot) 22 May, Anonymous (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Seed selling website.
Amaranth (also Love-lies-bleeding) 19 May, Pat obrien (Australia - tropical climate)
Is there a variety of amaranth that could be more suitable for growing in the cooler Months in the tropics?
Amaranth (also Love-lies-bleeding) 21 May, Anonymous (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Further to yesterday's advice. You could go on the internet and spends hours trying to find your answer. I have never seen it or grown it. Best to ask some flowering society or agricultural dept. From my knowledge and experience most plants need a certain temperature range to germinate and then temperature range/climate to grow. That is why some plants are recommended to grow in spring in some climates and other climates it might be summer or winter.
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