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Planting in September - Gardenate

Beans - broad beans, fava beans (also Fava bean) Sow seed
Beans - climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners) Sow seed
Beans - dwarf (also French beans, Bush beans) Sow seed
Beetroot (also Beets) Sow seed
Broccoli Sow seed
Cabbage Sow seed
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Sow seed
Chilli peppers (also Hot peppers) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Chinese cabbage (also Wong bok, wong nga pak) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Chives (also Garden chives) Sow seed
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Sow seed
Cucumber Sow seed
Eggplant (also Aubergine) Sow seed
Endive Sow seed
Kale (also Borecole) Sow seed
Leeks Sow seed
Lettuce Sow seed
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Sow seed
Onion Sow seed
Radish Sow seed
Shallots (also Eschalots) Sow seed
Squash (also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash) Sow seed
Strawberry Plants Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Sweet corn (also maize) Sow seed
Tomato Sow seed
Turnip Sow seed
Watermelon Sow seed

Planning for October

Beans - climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners) Sow seed
Beetroot (also Beets) Sow seed
Broccoli Sow seed
Brussels sprouts Sow seed
Cabbage Sow seed
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Sow seed
Carrot Sow seed
Cauliflower Sow seed
Celery Sow seed
Chilli peppers (also Hot peppers) Sow seed
Chinese cabbage (also Wong bok, wong nga pak) Sow seed
Chives (also Garden chives) Sow seed
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Sow seed
Kale (also Borecole) Sow seed
Kohlrabi Sow seed
Lettuce Sow seed
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Sow seed
NZ Spinach (also Warrigal greens) Sow seed
Onion Sow seed
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Sow seed
Radish Sow seed
Rosemary Sow seed
Sage (also Common Sage) Sow seed
Shallots (also Eschalots) Sow seed
Spinach (also English spinach) Sow seed
Strawberry Plants Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Thyme (also Common thyme) Sow seed
Turnip Sow seed

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