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Planting in October - Gardenate

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
Chinese cabbage (also Wong bok, wong nga pak, napa cabbage) Sow seed
Chives (also Garden chives) Sow seed
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Sow seed
Cucumber Sow seed
Kale (also Borecole) Sow seed
Kohlrabi Sow seed
Leeks 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
Tomato Sow seed
Turnip Sow seed

Planning for November

Artichokes (Globe) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Beetroot (also Beets) Sow seed
Broccoli Sow seed
Cape Gooseberry (also Golden Berry, Inca Berry ) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Sow seed
Carrot Sow seed
Cauliflower Sow seed
Chives (also Garden chives) Sow seed
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Sow seed
Daikon (also Japanese radish, Lo Bok) Sow seed
Kale (also Borecole) Sow seed
Kohlrabi Sow seed
Leeks Sow seed
Lettuce Sow seed
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Sow seed
NZ Spinach (also Warrigal greens) Sow seed
Onion Sow seed
Pak Choy (also Pak choi) Sow seed
Peas Sow seed
Potato Plant seed potatoes
Radish Sow seed
Rocket (also Arugula/Rucola) Sow seed
Salsify (also Vegetable oyster) Sow seed
Shallots (also Eschalots) Sow seed
Spinach (also English spinach) Sow seed
Tomato Sow seed
Turnip Sow seed

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    I have pumpkins coming up now from garden compost. Is it too late to let them grow?
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    hi do you recommend pulling out the flowering female aspauagus plants as i've read they do not produce sprouts well. thanks
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