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Planting in April - Gardenate

Basil Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Beetroot (also Beets) Sow seed
Cabbage Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Carrot Sow seed
Cauliflower Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Sow seed
Corn Salad (also Lamb's lettuce or Mache) Sow seed
Cucumber Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Lettuce Sow seed
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Sow seed
Onion Sow seed
Parsnip Sow seed
Peas Sow seed
Potato Plant seed potatoes
Pumpkin Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Radish Sow seed
Rhubarb Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Shallots (also Eschalots) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Sow seed
Spinach (also English spinach) Sow seed
Squash (also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Strawberries (from seeds) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Turnip Sow seed
Zucchini (also Courgette/Marrow, Summer squash) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks

Planning for May

Asparagus Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Basil Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Beans - climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners) Sow seed
Beans - dwarf (also French beans, Bush beans) Sow seed
Beetroot (also Beets) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Broad Beans (also Fava bean) Sow seed
Brussels sprouts Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Cabbage Sow seed
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Carrot Sow seed
Cauliflower Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Celery Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Chilli peppers (also Hot peppers) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Dill Sow seed
Jerusalem Artichokes (also Sunchoke) Plant tubers
Kale (also Borecole) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Kohlrabi Sow seed
Leeks Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Lettuce Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Marrow Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Mizuna (also Japanese Greens, Mitzuna, Mibuna) Sow seed
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Onion Sow seed
Parsnip Sow seed
Peas Sow seed
Potato Plant seed potatoes
Pumpkin Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Radish Sow seed
Savory - summer savory (also 'Bean Herb') Sow seed
Shallots (also Eschalots) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Snow Peas (also Sugar Peas, Mangetout, Chinese Peas) Sow seed
Spinach (also English spinach) Sow seed
Spring onions (also Scallions, Bunching onions, Welsh onion) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Squash (also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Strawberry Plants Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Turnip Sow seed
Zucchini (also Courgette/Marrow, Summer squash) Plant out (transplant) seedlings

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Recent Comments

  • 20 Oct -
    Plant where they might receive some shade morning or afternoon. When hot water more often.
    in Borage
  • 20 Oct - Anon
    Asparagus takes about 4 years to be in good production. I assume when buying crowns they are 12 mths old (probably less). This is what I do sub tropical - mid August I cut the old ferns off, give ...
    in Asparagus
  • 19 Oct - Liz
    Try one of the garden shops like Kings or Bunnings. They should have seeds and possibly seedlings.
    in Kohlrabi
  • 19 Oct -
    Did you water them regularly?
    in Rutabaga
  • 19 Oct - Phillip
    I live in Perth which has hot dry summers. Borage may not survive direct sunlight and heat through the day. The planting location will be hence and with espaliered citrus….?
    in Borage
  • 19 Oct - Kimberley
    My first attempts at growing asparagus were from seedlings. Very slow growth and few spears. Then I put in Mary Washington crowns 2yrs old. The first year I harvested a handful of spears. This is ...
    in Asparagus
  • 18 Oct - Peter Hurley
    Sweet potato sprouts are known as "slips". In the United States sweet potatoes tend to be the reddish type with orange flesh, a good variety is Georgia Jet, Australia may be more familiar with wha...
    in Potato

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