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Planting in March - Gardenate

Asparagus Pea (also Winged bean) Sow seed
Basil Sow seed
Beans - dwarf (also French beans, Bush beans) Sow seed
Beetroot (also Beets) Sow seed
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Sow seed
Celeriac Sow seed
Chilli peppers (also Hot peppers) Sow seed
Choko/Chayote (also Chayote squash, christophene, chouchou, mirliton) Plant tubers
Coriander (also Cilantro, Chinese parsley) Sow seed
Cucumber Sow seed
Eggplant (also Aubergine) Sow seed
Endive Sow seed
Fennel (also Bronze fennel) Sow seed
Florence Fennel (also Finocchio) Sow seed
Leeks Sow seed
Lettuce Sow seed
Luffa (also Loofah, plant sponge) Sow seed
Marrow Sow seed
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Sow seed
Okra (also Ladyfinger, gumbo) Sow seed
Oregano (also Pot Marjoram) Sow seed
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Sow seed
Pumpkin Sow seed
Radish Sow seed
Rocket (also Arugula/Rucola) Sow seed
Rockmelon (also Canteloupe) Sow seed
Rosella (also Queensland Jam Plant, Roselle) Sow seed
Rosemary Sow seed
Savory - summer savory (also 'Bean Herb') Sow seed
Shallots (also Eschalots) Sow seed
Squash (also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash) Sow seed
Sweet corn (also maize) Sow seed
Sweet Potato (also Kumara) Plant crowns
Thyme (also Common thyme) Sow seed
Tomato Sow seed
Turnip Sow seed
Zucchini (also Courgette/Marrow, Summer squash) Sow seed

Planning for April

Basil Sow seed
Beans - dwarf (also French beans, Bush beans) Sow seed
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Sow seed
Cowpeas (also Black eye peas, Southern peas) Sow seed
Cucumber Sow seed
Leeks Sow seed
Lettuce Sow seed
Luffa (also Loofah, plant sponge) Sow seed
Marrow Sow seed
Okra (also Ladyfinger, gumbo) Sow seed
Onion Sow seed
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Sow seed
Rockmelon (also Canteloupe) Sow seed
Squash (also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash) Sow seed
Strawberries (from seeds) Sow seed
Strawberry Plants Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Sweet Potato (also Kumara) Plant crowns
Tomato Sow seed
Watermelon Sow seed

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Recent Comments

  • 18 Mar - perry
    I have had success growing celery in the shade this summer north of Auckland. I think I planted in November where the plants needed to grow tall to reach the light.
    in Celery
  • 18 Mar - Mike
    Full sun probably in temperate zone.
    in Asparagus
  • 18 Mar - veronica
    veronica, yes is great advice, thank you, have tried lots but all failed will give it a go next march. thanks so much
    in Garlic
  • 18 Mar - Lyn
    My boysenberry and blackberry plants are 'running rampant' I 'nipped' the ends out but now there is twice as many shoots going everywhere. Should I cut back now to encourage the 'bits' that will ...
    in Jerusalem Artichokes
  • 17 Mar -
    Have a think about it. Asparagus has a tall fern on it most of the year - do you want it shading the rhubarb?
    in Rhubarb
  • 17 Mar -
    You have lavender but do you have bees? Do some research about the subject - going yellow and falling off. In temperate climate I would start my pumpkins in Sept Oct and grow into the summer. Prep...
    in Pumpkin
  • 17 Mar - Mike
    Seaweed is great in the garden - don't put it on too thick as a mulch - 2
    in Strawberry Plants

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