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Planting in Canada - Zone 5a Temperate Warm Summer regions

Planting in February - Gardenate

Asparagus Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Leeks Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Rosemary Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks

Planning for March

Artichokes (Globe) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Asparagus Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Beans - broad beans, fava beans (also Fava bean) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Brussels sprouts Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Celeriac Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Celery Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Chilli peppers (also Hot peppers) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Sow seed
Eggplant (also Aubergine) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Kale (also Borecole) Sow seed
Leeks Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Lettuce Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Marrow Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Onion Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Oregano (also Pot Marjoram) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Pumpkin Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Rosemary Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Rutabaga (also Swedes) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Shallots (also Eschalots) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Strawberries (from seeds) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Tomatillo Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Tomato Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Turnip Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks

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