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Planting in February - Gardenate

Basil Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Beetroot (also Beets) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Broccoli Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings
Burdock (also Gobo (Japanese Burdock)) Sow seed
Cabbage Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings
Carrot Sow seed
Cauliflower Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings
Chicory (also Witloof, Belgian endive) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings
Chinese cabbage (also Wong bok, wong nga pak, napa cabbage) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings
Chives (also Garden chives) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings
Coriander (also Cilantro, Chinese parsley) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Corn Salad (also Lamb's lettuce or Mache) Sow seed
Daikon (also Japanese radish, Lo Bok) Sow seed
Dill Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Endive Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Florence Fennel (also Finocchio) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Horseradish Plant crowns
Kale (also Borecole) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Kohlrabi Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Leeks Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Lettuce Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Marrow Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Mizuna (also Japanese Greens, Mitzuna, Mibuna) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
NZ Spinach (also Warrigal greens) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Pak Choy (also Pak choi) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Radish Sow seed
Rocket (also Arugula/Rucola) Sow seed
Rutabaga (also Swedes) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Salsify (also Vegetable oyster) Sow seed
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Spring onions (also Scallions, Bunching onions, Welsh onion) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Squash (also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Turnip Sow seed
Zucchini (also Courgette/Marrow, Summer squash) Plant out (transplant) seedlings

Planning for March

Beetroot (also Beets) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Broad Beans (also Fava bean) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Broccoli Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Cabbage Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Carrot Sow seed
Cauliflower Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Chicory (also Witloof, Belgian endive) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Chinese cabbage (also Wong bok, wong nga pak, napa cabbage) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Chives (also Garden chives) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Coriander (also Cilantro, Chinese parsley) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Corn Salad (also Lamb's lettuce or Mache) Sow seed
Daikon (also Japanese radish, Lo Bok) Sow seed
Dill Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Endive Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Florence Fennel (also Finocchio) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Garlic Plant cloves
Horseradish Plant crowns
Kale (also Borecole) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Kohlrabi Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Lettuce Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Mizuna (also Japanese Greens, Mitzuna, Mibuna) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Pak Choy (also Pak choi) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Radish Sow seed
Rocket (also Arugula/Rucola) Sow seed
Rutabaga (also Swedes) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings
Salsify (also Vegetable oyster) Sow seed
Shallots (also Eschalots) Sow seed
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Spinach (also English spinach) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Spring onions (also Scallions, Bunching onions, Welsh onion) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Turnip Sow seed

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Recent Comments

  • 18 Feb - Pat
    Cover with a board means: place a board on the ground flat over the seeds. Carrot seeds do not need light to germinate. Look under board a couple times a day if possible, until you see first leave...
    in Carrot
  • 16 Feb - Jimmy
    The guide says for my zone, 6A to start eggplant in Feb and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Absolutely a error here. Right now we are 12 weeks out from our last frost date, May 9th. Unless you have a hot ...
    in Eggplant
  • 15 Feb - John spence
    When and how is the best time to plant asparagus seed in zone 7a
    in Asparagus
  • 15 Feb - Liz
    Rot in young flowers usually means that they have not been pollinated. You might have to try hand pollination
    in Zucchini
  • 15 Feb - Liz (Gardenate)
    Young seedlings can be affected by sudden changes of temperature. To prevent this seedtrays are usually kept under cover for a few weeks. Any area which mantains even, frost-free, temperatures 24 ...
    in Cabbage
  • 15 Feb - william
    how to grow pigeon peas in zone 7a
    in Peas
  • 14 Feb - Domanique
    Plant undercover in seed trays (with a dome or other thing like that)
    in Cabbage

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