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Planting in September - Gardenate

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
Broad Beans (also Fava bean) Sow seed
Broccoli Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Cabbage Plant out (transplant) seedlings or 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, napa cabbage) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Chives (also Garden chives) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or 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 Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Brussels sprouts Sow seed
Cabbage Sow seed
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Sow seed
Carrot Sow seed
Cauliflower Sow seed
Celery Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Chilli peppers (also Hot peppers) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Chinese cabbage (also Wong bok, wong nga pak, napa cabbage) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or 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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Recent Comments

  • 27 Sep -
    Go to cool/mountain climate zone and check the planting guide at the top of the page.
    in Sunflower
  • 27 Sep -
    Go to your South African spinach page and it tells you when to plant.
    in Spinach
  • 27 Sep -
    Any general fertiliser will do. Dig a hole 40cm deep and wide. Mix 3 hand fulls of fert into the loose soil. Put 3/4 of the soil back in the hole. Plant the seedling. When plant is 50cm high cut o...
    in Tomato
  • 26 Sep - gordon lee
    hello, last year 2019 i grew red rocket melons, i got melons up to 17 kg, grew in part shade up to full sun, they simply need full sun and heat, even under 30% shade cloth no good, heaps of flower...
    in Watermelon
  • 26 Sep - Monica
    I grew sunberries a few years ago. Quite prolific. Birds ate a lot, and a lot self seeded and troubled me as weeds for several years... I am a bad weeder! They are no match for a real wild blueber...
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  • 26 Sep - Lesley
    My red cabbages grow to a certain point then the top starts to split, why is that?, still tastes good and the inside is just like a bought one, am I watering too much, every day in Bundy or is it ...
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  • 25 Sep - Claire Hewson
    Should I pull my Brussel sprouts out as no sign of producing just all leaves if you could let me know please kind regards Claire Hewson
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