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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 Plant out (transplant) seedlings or 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 Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Radish Sow seed
Rhubarb Plant out (transplant) seedlings or 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 - 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 Plant out (transplant) seedlings or 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 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
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

  • 04 Aug - Hugh
    These grow fantastically in Western MA. Great yield. Several self-seeded plants around the property are doing ok. Amazing considering how dry it's been this summer.
    in Tomatillo
  • 03 Aug -
    hi everybody this app is so helpful, but my cucumbers always die ,i live right between buildings and i got a good amount of breeze going through but too much shade because of all the trees i wonde...
    in Cucumber
  • 03 Aug - Jeanette
    I ask if I plant the galic now is a problem or what's time which season I must plant the the galic?
    in Garlic
  • 03 Aug - Dirty Fingernails
    The chart you refer to says garlic is not suitable for zone 9b.
    in Garlic
  • 03 Aug - Carol J
    Celery is originally a riparian plant - i.e. grows naturally at the edge of streams and so on - so all the rain is their happy place.
    in Celery
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    It is now the beginning of August 2022 and I was wondering if it is possible to grow watermelons from seed in grow zone 9a (Houston Texas) if I grow them in a giant pot and keep it in a shady area...
    in Watermelon
  • 02 Aug - Claudia De Maria -Gladstone
    Dear Sirs, I live in Gladstone and now for 2 years I was not able to buy fresh artichokes as Wollworth and Coles do not cater for them. I am Italian and I LOOOOOOVE artichokes which in Sydney I u...
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