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Planting in December - Gardenate

Borage (also Burrage, Bugloss) Sow seed
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Sow seed
Daikon (also Japanese radish, Lo Bok) Sow seed
Dill Sow seed
Fennel (also Bronze fennel) Sow seed
Florence Fennel (also Finocchio) Sow seed
Mizuna (also Japanese Greens, Mitzuna, Mibuna) Sow seed
Potato Plant seed potatoes
Sunflower Sow seed
Sweet Potato (also Kumara) Plant crowns
Tomato Sow seed

Planning for January

Basil Sow seed
Beans - climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners) Sow seed
Beans - dwarf (also French beans, Bush beans) Sow seed
Cape Gooseberry (also Golden Berry, Inca Berry ) Sow seed
Chilli peppers (also Hot peppers) Sow seed
Chinese cabbage (also Wong bok, wong nga pak, napa cabbage) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Coriander (also Cilantro, Chinese parsley) Sow seed
Cucumber Sow seed
Dill Sow seed
Eggplant (also Aubergine) Sow seed
French tarragon Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Luffa (also Loofah, plant sponge) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Marrow Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Mizuna (also Japanese Greens, Mitzuna, Mibuna) Sow seed
NZ Spinach (also Warrigal greens) Sow seed
Oregano (also Pot Marjoram) Sow seed
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Sow seed
Peas Sow seed
Potato Plant seed potatoes
Pumpkin Sow seed
Rockmelon (also Canteloupe) Sow seed
Rosella (also Queensland Jam Plant, Roselle) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Savory - summer savory (also 'Bean Herb') Sow seed
Strawberries (from seeds) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Sunflower Sow seed
Sweet Marjoram (also Knotted marjoram) Sow seed
Tomatillo Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Tomato Sow seed
Watermelon Sow seed
Zucchini (also Courgette/Marrow, Summer squash) Sow seed

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Recent Comments

  • 30 Sep - Sylvia Wong
    Hi Merril, May I share some yacon starter plant from you pls. I live in Auckland wish to grow that in my garden. I can buy from you so pls let me know the cost. Looking forward for your r...
    in Yacon
  • 30 Sep -
    Try seed selling companies on the internet.
    in Okra
  • 29 Sep - Mai
    I've just purchased yesterday, 4 of the 2 yr crowns from Guilford Garden Centre in Perth. This is my first time growing asparagus so I'm very curious, have lots of questions to ask......Now one of...
    in Asparagus
  • 29 Sep - Andrea
    I have been growing coriander in Middlemarch for the past three years, and it gets through the winter with no damage. Plants from seed direct sown in autumn, while small, have handled frosts of mi...
    in Coriander
  • 29 Sep - THUSO
    I stay in kimberley (south africa) where can i get okro?
    in Okra
  • 29 Sep -
    The planting guide at the top of the page says to plant Oct to Feb, the reason probably is the soil temp. It needs warmer soil temp to germinate. Why because it is a summer crop NOT a winter crop.
    in Okra
  • 28 Sep - Joe Trzcinka
    I have had excellent luck planting just about 2 inches deep and 6 to 8 inches apart. I do cover with a few inches of chopped leaves or straw to protect from freeze
    in Garlic

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