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Planting in Canada - Zone 6a Temperate Warm Summer regions

Planting in September - Gardenate

Chives (also Garden chives) Sow seed
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Sow seed
Coriander (also Cilantro, Chinese parsley) Sow seed
Corn Salad (also Lamb's lettuce or Mache) Sow seed
Dill Sow seed
Garlic Plant cloves
Horseradish Plant crowns
Kale (also Borecole) Sow seed
Lettuce Sow seed
Mizuna (also Japanese Greens, Mitzuna, Mibuna) Sow seed
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Sow seed
Pak Choy (also Pak choi) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Radish Sow seed
Rocket (also Arugula/Rucola) Sow seed
Rutabaga (also Swedes) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Sow seed
Snow Peas (also Sugar Peas, Mangetout, Chinese Peas) Sow seed
Spinach (also English spinach) Sow seed
Spring onions (also Scallions, Bunching onions, Welsh onion) Sow seed

Planning for October

Nothing much to plant this month. You can read gardening books and plan the garden!

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Recent Comments

  • 26 Sep - Chantal brand
    I would like to know where to buy the seeds
    in Daikon
  • 26 Sep - Chris
    Lettuce won't germinate if the soil temperature is too high, but if you can start them somewhere shady they might do ok.
    in Lettuce
  • 24 Sep - chau vinh
    Is coriander perennial in zone 7a ?
    in Coriander
  • 24 Sep - Alan
    FYI. I purchased Mr.Fothergills Marrow seeds( long green bush 2). from a Bunnings store last week. I have used them before with satisfying results.
    in Marrow
  • 23 Sep - Hope
    Yes, that’s what I’m doing. I’ve been starting then indoors in a repurposed mushroom tray with minimal success in germination, but I’m going to presprout then as a previous commenter suggested.
    in Parsnip
  • 23 Sep - Daniel Faleolo
    Looking at planting maori taro to introduce to our whanau and hapu for food. Looking at a medium scale operation. Where can I source taro? What recipes are available for taro? What nutrition v...
    in Taro
  • 22 Sep - Tony
    Carrot fly seems to be getting rampant, you can buy resistant seed. One way to prevent them is to spray with diesel/kerosene which not only deters flies but kills weeds! The only sure way is to bu...
    in Carrot

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