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Planting in August - Gardenate

Beans - climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners) Sow seed
Broccoli Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Cabbage Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Celery Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Chives (also Garden chives) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Cowpeas (also Black eye peas, Southern peas) Sow seed
Cucumber Sow seed
Eggplant (also Aubergine) Sow seed
Leeks Sow seed
Onion Sow seed
Pumpkin Sow seed
Squash (also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash) Sow seed
Sweet corn (also maize) Sow seed
Turnip Sow seed
Watermelon Sow seed

Planning for September

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

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Recent Comments

  • 10 Aug - Jesus E Amaya
    Is the a particular variety of sweet corn I should plant in Zone 10b?
    in Sweet corn
  • 10 Aug - Gina
    I grow everything in pots due to lack of any place to have a full garden. After the tomato plant is done for the season, what can I grow in the container that will enhance the soil for the next y...
    in Tomato
  • 10 Aug - Gina
    we had great success growing san marzano (redorta) tomatoes... great for homemade pasta sauces!
    in Tomato
  • 10 Aug - Janelle
    I just pull mine for the same reason. Is too hot to fruit. When the flower form the sun burn it. And the rain doesn't help much. If you are able to move it under a roof and keep it with sunlight,...
    in Tomato
  • 10 Aug - Nicky Holmes
    Hi can you please tell me if Dunedin is the right temperature to grow Kumars outdoors or is it to cold? Thanks.
    in Sweet Potato
  • 10 Aug - Anon
    The difference between store potatoes and buying certified seed potatoes is disease. Store are more likely to be effected by disease. But if you have good fresh soil that hasn't had a lot of disea...
    in Potato
  • 10 Aug - Anonymous
    I am sub-tropical and I'm just finishing picking my broccoli and cabbage. I had a couple of weird red cabbage and ice berg lettuce that were all big leaf and no heart. Same plants right next to ea...
    in Cabbage

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