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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

  • 02 Aug - Bruce
    Will a plastic grow tent protect seedlings from frost
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  • 01 Aug - MARIO
    Hi, We’re growing celery from the base of the stalks, about 1/2 cm thick, Place them in a tray with a small film of water. Leave near a sunny window for around 10 days adding a little water each...
    in Celery
  • 01 Aug - Constance
    I stay in Botswana.When can I start to plant chillies?
    in Chilli peppers
  • 01 Aug - Judy Amstad
    Where do I buy the seed artichokes to grow from please.
    in Jerusalem Artichokes
  • 01 Aug - Michael D Cowen
    Lived Borrolloola for over 2 years and never heard of the Borrolloola pea (heard about a unique cycad from the Loo). Would be interested in trying a Borralloola pea. Do you know where can I ge...
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  • 31 Jul - Richard Allan
    If sowing when it is hot, cover with hession or a couple of layers of old shadecloth. The idea is to keep the soil moist and not let it dry out at all
    in Carrot
  • 31 Jul - Christiane Kennedy
    where in dunedin can you buy Armoracia rusticana also known as horseraddish root?
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