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Planting in December - Gardenate

Nothing much to plant this month. You can read gardening books and plan the garden!

Planning for January

Celeriac Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Celery Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Chicory (also Witloof, Belgian endive) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks

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  • 16 Jul - Donna
    I'm confused I Googled what fertilizer is required for onions and 1 search says onions don't want a lot of nitrogen and another search says onions are nitrogen hungry. which is it?
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    Good rich soil 900mm - poor soil 600mm.
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  • 16 Jul - Peter field
    We havnt had a frost up in the far north(kiataia) for zonks. I have wet ground temp of 13 deg . Can i plant corn
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  • 15 Jul - Gordon
    Hi Jane, For most root tuber, the shoots will be reaching upwards to get above the soil to start gathering light energy while using the stored energy in the root. You probably see that the shoot...
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  • 15 Jul - Marion
    I live on the Mid North Coast and find no issues growing them up here.
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    I'd suggest you spray and yellow sticky paper and see how it goes.
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  • 15 Jul -
    They should do alright - maybe not so big a bulb. Read the notes and plant earlier next year.
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