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Planting in Canada - Zone 6a Temperate Warm Summer regions

Planting in January - Gardenate

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

Planning for February

Asparagus 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
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
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

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Recent Comments

  • 22 Jan - Laura
    Hi Mandy, I recently bought some salsify seeds from https://www.theseedcollection.com.au. They currently have two varieties available. I can't wait to taste it! The variety I purchased is said t...
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  • 21 Jan - Krystyna
    I would love to plant horseradish in my garden is there anyone in Hamilton area who can spare a piece of root.
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  • 21 Jan - Peter Golding
    Thank you I will do so
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  • 21 Jan - Robert
    11 years... I'd like to know this also...
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  • 21 Jan - anon
    Go out at night and see what is eating the seedlings. Sparrows eat my lettuce the first couple of months of the year. I have a bird trap now. They also eat the heart out of my snow peas certain t...
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  • 21 Jan - anon
    Read the top of the page for planting times. Water today and tomorrow stick you finger into the soil 75 mm, if your finger is wet then you don't need to water. Small waterings to start with and th...
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  • 20 Jan - Louise R
    I haven't been able to buy Rhubarb Crowns in Armadale 6112. W.A. You can only buy Punnets.
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