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Planting in April - Gardenate

Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Sow seed
Marrow Sow seed
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Sow seed
Sweet Potato (also Kumara) Plant crowns

Planning for May

Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Sow seed
Sweet Potato (also Kumara) Plant crowns

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Recent Comments

  • 21 Aug -
    Wait until this present cold weather passes and we have warmer nights. With spring only a week or two away temps should start to rise a bit, then try again. Lettuce need light to germinate. Keep s...
    in Lettuce
  • 20 Aug - Brian GRIBBEN
    Where can I acquire some tubers to grow I live in Auckland?
    in Jerusalem Artichokes
  • 20 Aug - El Perro Loco
    Garlic - Brisbane - Sub-tropical. Due to circumstances I planted garlic very late April. 60 cloves and a brilliant strike. Now - I have a sparse scattering of remaining plants. The majority go...
    in Garlic
  • 20 Aug - Graham
    Hi I'm totally new to any kind of growing and am currently experimenting with a hydroponic setup But having trouble getting lettuce seeds started. Had no problems with previous 3 attempts but t...
    in Lettuce
  • 20 Aug -
    Sounds like damn good rich soil to me.
    in Parsley
  • 20 Aug - Marie B
    Epsom salt is magnesium sulfate and doesn’t address the lack of calcium. For this coming spring you can buy calcium at Bunnings or your nursery but if you add finely crushed eggshells in your s...
    in Tomato
  • 19 Aug - Margaret
    I always have parsley growing in my garden which self seeds and tends to pop up in unexpected areas around my garden. This year a parsley plant popped up in a perennial flower bed which has gone o...
    in Parsley

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