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Planting in April - Gardenate

Asparagus Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Basil Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Beans - broad beans, fava beans (also Fava bean) Sow seed
Beetroot (also Beets) Sow seed
Broccoli Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Brussels sprouts Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Cabbage Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Carrot Sow seed
Cauliflower Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Chives (also Garden chives) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Sow seed
Coriander (also Cilantro, Chinese parsley) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Cucumber Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Endive Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Fennel (also Bronze fennel) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Florence Fennel (also Finocchio) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Garlic Plant cloves
Kale (also Borecole) Sow seed
Kohlrabi Sow seed
Leeks Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Lettuce Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Marrow Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Onion Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Parsnip Sow seed
Peas Sow seed
Potato Plant seed potatoes
Radish 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
Snow Peas (also Sugar Peas, Mangetout, Chinese Peas) 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
Tomato 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

Basil Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Beans - climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners) Sow seed
Beans - dwarf (also French beans, Bush beans) Sow seed
Beetroot (also Beets) Sow seed
Borage (also Burrage, Bugloss) Sow seed
Brussels sprouts Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Cabbage Sow seed
Cape Gooseberry (also Golden Berry, Inca Berry ) 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
Chicory (also Witloof, Belgian endive) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Chilli peppers (also Hot peppers) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Chives (also Garden chives) Sow seed
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Sow seed
Coriander (also Cilantro, Chinese parsley) Sow seed
Cucumber Sow seed
Dill Sow seed
Eggplant (also Aubergine) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Fennel (also Bronze fennel) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Florence Fennel (also Finocchio) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Jerusalem Artichokes (also Sunchoke) Plant tubers
Kale (also Borecole) 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) Sow seed
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Sow seed
Parsnip Sow seed
Peas Sow seed
Potato Plant seed potatoes
Pumpkin Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Radish Sow seed
Salsify (also Vegetable oyster) 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) Sow seed
Strawberries (from seeds) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Strawberry Plants Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Sunflower Sow seed
Sweet corn (also maize) Sow seed
Tomatillo Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Tomato Sow seed
Zucchini (also Courgette/Marrow, Summer squash) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks

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