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Planting in December - Gardenate

Beans - climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners) Sow seed
Beans - dwarf (also French beans, Bush beans) Sow seed
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Sow seed
Dill Sow seed
Luffa (also Loofah, plant sponge) Sow seed
Marrow Sow seed
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
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Sow seed
Chilli peppers (also Hot peppers) Sow seed
Choko/Chayote (also Chayote squash, christophene, chouchou, mirliton) Plant tubers
Dill Sow seed
Eggplant (also Aubergine) Sow seed
Fennel (also Bronze fennel) Sow seed
Florence Fennel (also Finocchio) Sow seed
Ginger Plant root
Luffa (also Loofah, plant sponge) Sow seed
Marrow Sow seed
NZ Spinach (also Warrigal greens) Sow seed
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Sow seed
Pumpkin 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
Sweet Potato (also Kumara) Plant crowns
Tomato Sow seed

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Recent Comments

  • 29 Oct - John Phuravhathu
    How many seeds per hole for okra.
    in Okra
  • 29 Oct - Anonymous
    Go to your climate zone and check it in the planting calendar guide. S = plant seeds undercover in trays.
    in Capsicum
  • 29 Oct - Anonymous
    Ginger is a warm/hot weather crop. When you go to a vegetable in your climate zone and there is no recommended planting months it means you probably can't grow it where you live. Read up about how...
    in Ginger
  • 29 Oct - Anonymous
    Check the planting time from the planting calendar in Asparagus page. Also google how to grow and harvest it.
    in Asparagus
  • 28 Oct - Anonymous
    Plant Spacing- 160-200cm, 5-7 feet. That is between each plant.
    in Artichokes (Globe)
  • 28 Oct - Karen Jean
    Can I grow artichoke seed green globe & Purple of Romagna in a plant pot? I have a 14” pot or should I go larger? How many seeds should I plant in one?
    in Artichokes (Globe)
  • 27 Oct - Zena Johnson
    Hi where can i buy a burdock root that i can eat or grow
    in Burdock

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