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Planting in October - Gardenate

Basil Sow seed
Cowpeas (also Black eye peas, Southern peas) Sow seed
Ginger Plant root
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Sow seed
Rosella (also Queensland Jam Plant, Roselle) Sow seed
Sweet corn (also maize) Sow seed
Sweet Potato (also Kumara) Plant crowns

Planning for November

Basil Sow seed
Cowpeas (also Black eye peas, Southern peas) Sow seed
Ginger Plant root
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Sow seed
Rosella (also Queensland Jam Plant, Roselle) Sow seed
Sweet corn (also maize) Sow seed
Sweet Potato (also Kumara) Plant crowns

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Recent Comments

  • 20 Oct - Carine
    Hi Jill Would also be interested in some yacon seed/crowns whatever you may still have available, please? Many thanks.
    in Yacon
  • 20 Oct - Kay
    I have strawberry plant in terracotta pot. huge number of berries but they get soft patches before ripening and taste awful, sour but juicy. They are beautiful in colour and smell very berry like...
    in Strawberry Plants
  • 19 Oct - Anna Frampton
    I’ve just acquired some in Southland. I’ll grow it up this season and can pass some root on to you in autumn/winter if you’d like? If you send me your email address, I can let you know when I harv...
    in Horseradish
  • 19 Oct - Deb
    What month should strawberry plants be planted. I've noticed they are in the nurseries now.
    in Strawberry Plants
  • 18 Oct - Anon
    A few tips on growing tomatoes - make sure you have good rich prepared soil. Dig a hole 50cm deep and 60cm diameter. Put compost/manure into the soil or a hand full of fertiliser and mix it in. Pl...
    in Tomato
  • 18 Oct - anon
    Read the notes here about growing it. The first short sentence.
    in Ginger
  • 18 Oct - anon
    15-20weeks from planting. Read up on the internet. HOW TO GROW POTATOES
    in Potato

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