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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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