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Cabbage Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Mint (also Garden mint) Sow seed
Parsnip Sow seed
Peas Sow seed
Shallots (also Eschalots) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Snow Peas (also Sugar Peas, Mangetout, Chinese Peas) Sow seed

Planning for August

Beans - climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners) Sow seed
Beetroot (also Beets) Sow seed
Cabbage Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Cape Gooseberry (also Golden Berry, Inca Berry ) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Sow seed
Carrot Sow seed
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
Endive Sow seed
Lemon Balm (also Sweet balm, ) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Lettuce Sow seed
Parsnip Sow seed
Peas Sow seed
Radish Sow seed
Rhubarb Plant crowns
Rutabaga (also Swedes) Sow seed
Sage (also Common Sage) Sow seed
Shallots (also Eschalots) 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
Strawberry Plants Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Tomato Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Turnip Sow seed

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Recent Comments

  • 06 Jul - Miri
    How long do cape gooseberry live for?
    in Cape Gooseberry
  • 06 Jul - Anonymous
    Could be grasshoppers. If they are not causing too much damage I wouldn't worry about it. I'm not into what all the different things bus/insects do and how to treat the problems. Rain is a big fac...
    in Cabbage
  • 06 Jul - Anonymous
    Plant seeds 50-60cm apart and rows 60-80cm apart. You can plant two seeds and then reduce to one after germination. If good seeds just one is required each 60-60cm. Don't plant until spring as you...
    in Sunflower
  • 05 Jul - Mike mahaffy
    What is the most flavorful garlic? In Central South Carolina (Zone 8A), is hard neck, or softneck garlic, better to plant?
    in Garlic
  • 05 Jul - Ann Carson
    What kind of soil best for sunflowers? I planted afew times that begin growing then rodents eat top of sunflowers. Same as radishes too.How do i solve the problems?
    in Sunflower
  • 05 Jul - Mairlyn
    Is early July too late to sow okra in zone 8a (Virginia)? (www.gardenate.com/plant/Okra?zone=13)
    in Okra
  • 04 Jul - Caroline
    I could send you some - but pretty sure that’s not possible / legal from Victoria into QLD?
    in Jerusalem Artichokes

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