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Amaranth (also Love-lies-bleeding) Sow seed
Angelica Sow seed
Artichokes (Globe) Sow seed
Asparagus Pea (also Winged bean) Sow seed
Basil Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Beans - climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners) Sow seed
Beans - dwarf (also French beans, Bush beans) Sow seed
Beetroot (also Beets) Sow seed
Borage (also Burrage, Bugloss) Sow seed
Burdock (also Gobo (Japanese Burdock)) Sow seed
Cape Gooseberry (also Golden Berry, Inca Berry ) Sow seed
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Carrot Sow seed
Celeriac Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Chilli peppers (also Hot peppers) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Chives (also Garden chives) Sow seed
Choko/Chayote (also Chayote squash, christophene, chouchou, mirliton) Plant tubers
Coriander (also Cilantro, Chinese parsley) Sow seed
Cucumber Sow seed
Daikon (also Japanese radish, Lo Bok) Sow seed
Jerusalem Artichokes (also Sunchoke) Plant tubers
Leeks Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Lettuce Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Luffa (also Loofah, plant sponge) Sow seed
Marrow Sow seed
Mizuna (also Japanese Greens, Mitzuna, Mibuna) Sow seed
NZ Spinach (also Warrigal greens) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Okra (also Ladyfinger, gumbo) Sow seed
Oregano (also Pot Marjoram) Sow seed
Parsnip Sow seed
Potato Plant seed potatoes
Pumpkin Sow seed
Radish Sow seed
Rhubarb Plant crowns
Rocket (also Arugula/Rucola) Sow seed
Rockmelon (also Canteloupe) Sow seed
Rosella (also Queensland Jam Plant, Roselle) Sow seed
Salsify (also Vegetable oyster) Sow seed
Shallots (also Eschalots) Sow seed
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Spinach (also English spinach) Sow seed
Spring onions (also Scallions, Bunching onions, Welsh onion) Sow seed
Squash (also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash) Sow seed
Sunflower Sow seed
Sweet corn (also maize) Sow seed
Sweet Marjoram (also Knotted marjoram) Sow seed
Sweet Potato (also Kumara) Plant crowns
Tomato Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Watermelon Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Yacon (also Sunroot) Plant tubers
Zucchini (also Courgette/Marrow, Summer squash) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks

Planning for October

Amaranth (also Love-lies-bleeding) Sow seed
Artichokes (Globe) Sow seed
Asparagus Pea (also Winged bean) Sow seed
Basil Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Beans - climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners) Sow seed
Beans - dwarf (also French beans, Bush beans) Sow seed
Beetroot (also Beets) Sow seed
Borage (also Burrage, Bugloss) Sow seed
Burdock (also Gobo (Japanese Burdock)) Sow seed
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Carrot Sow seed
Chilli peppers (also Hot peppers) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Chives (also Garden chives) Sow seed
Choko/Chayote (also Chayote squash, christophene, chouchou, mirliton) Plant tubers
Cucumber Sow seed
Daikon (also Japanese radish, Lo Bok) Sow seed
Eggplant (also Aubergine) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Lettuce Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Marrow Sow seed
Okra (also Ladyfinger, gumbo) Sow seed
Oregano (also Pot Marjoram) Sow seed
Parsnip Sow seed
Potato Plant seed potatoes
Pumpkin Sow seed
Radish Sow seed
Rhubarb Plant crowns
Rocket (also Arugula/Rucola) Sow seed
Rockmelon (also Canteloupe) Sow seed
Rosella (also Queensland Jam Plant, Roselle) Sow seed
Salsify (also Vegetable oyster) Sow seed
Savory - winter savory (also Savory) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Shallots (also Eschalots) Sow seed
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Spinach (also English spinach) Sow seed
Spring onions (also Scallions, Bunching onions, Welsh onion) Sow seed
Squash (also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash) Sow seed
Sunflower Sow seed
Sweet corn (also maize) Sow seed
Sweet Potato (also Kumara) Plant crowns
Tomato Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Watermelon Plant out (transplant) seedlings

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Recent Comments

  • 17 Sep - Daniel Stephens
    I buy my seeds at Urbanfarmer.com and truleaf.com both have great seeds and selection is very good
    in Cauliflower
  • 17 Sep - Partap singh
    i would like to know that is Griffith NSW is good area to Grow ginger please.
    in Ginger
  • 17 Sep -
    Buy a cheap pH tester. If you have heavy soil, lighten it up a bit with sand or compost. Start with with good rich soil and MAYBE a light fert when plants are 8 weeks old. DON
    in Celeriac
  • 17 Sep -
    Or depending on how big the spud is, cut it into several pieces and let them dry in the sun for a few days then plant them.
    in Sweet Potato
  • 16 Sep - Liz
    The answer might be in your soil. It would be worth testing to see how acid it is . Most NZ soils tend towards acidity. Your limestone soil in Kent was more alkaline than acid.
    in Celeriac
  • 16 Sep - Michelle Tanner
    I grew wonderful celeriac in Kent,UK on limestone soil but here in the Waikato I have much less success. If they grow at all they are much smaller (golf to tennis ball rather than the small footba...
    in Celeriac
  • 15 Sep - Skip Still
    When and how much sun for Jerusalem artichoke bulb? When to plant. Other recommendations (Gardenate : Check here www.gardenate.com/plant/Jerusalem Artichokes?zone=114 )
    in Jerusalem Artichokes

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