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Planting in April - Gardenate

Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Sow seed
Rockmelon (also Canteloupe) Sow seed
Watermelon Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed

Planning for May

Rockmelon (also Canteloupe) Sow seed
Watermelon Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed

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Recent Comments

  • 09 Apr - Mike
    I would suggest you don't. Asparagus need their own area to grow in "full sunlight". They will be there for 20+ years and they spread a bit as the crown grows. You pick the new asparagus shoots (t...
    in Asparagus
  • 08 Apr - Celeste Archer
    Since you are having problems with your Texas Grano -- I would recommend going to an Egyptian walking onion (or other walking onion). Video abojut the onion can be found here: https://www.bing.co...
    in Onion
  • 08 Apr - Beverley Turnbull
    I have Amaranth growing in the garden. I don't know where it came from but have been told I can feed it to my budgies. Should I give it to them straight from the bush, soak it for a couple of da...
    in Amaranth
  • 07 Apr - Marc
    leave Kumara in the ground at least until mid April. Leaves start to die off or in Auckland slow down in growth. Make sure the edges of the bed are well mulched, this will keep the moisture in the...
    in Sweet Potato
  • 07 Apr - Gert van Wyk
    I have a few asperagus plants in my garden, do I have to cut down the branches above the soil and when, for them to produce more.
    in Asparagus
  • 05 Apr -
    try growing long skinny long eggplant...i found my packet of seeds in a Asian food shop. the brand name is( known you ), under eggplant ........i live gold coast qld and they are the best ....
    in Eggplant
  • 05 Apr -
    Read the notes here for cool mountain areas. Plant spring 8-17 until harvest and then pick for a few months ??? Tomatoes left on the ground will self germinate when the soil temperature is right ...
    in Tomato

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