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Planting in December - Gardenate

Asparagus Plant crowns
Onion Sow seed

Planning for January

Broccoli Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Cabbage Sow seed
Carrot Sow seed
Celery Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Kale (also Borecole) 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
Potato Plant seed potatoes
Radish Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Spinach (also English spinach) Sow seed
Turnip Sow seed

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Recent Comments

  • 19 Nov - Liz
    Edible Angelica usually grows to about a metre high and spreads a bit. Make sure that you have the edible variety, not the one with shiny leaves. Regular watering should keep it growing through th...
    in Angelica
  • 19 Nov - Milena
    I'm in 10b (not so huge difference), I sowed directly in a container outside, also late June and they are doing awesome :)
    in Okra
  • 19 Nov - Angela
    Hi there Im keen to grow some Yacon where would I be able to buy some tubers
    in Yacon
  • 19 Nov - natalie
    My hanging baskets never survive or thrive, yet planting in large pots that already have a plant, and they have taken off!! Seperate them from the hanger and plant in pots
    in Strawberry Plants
  • 19 Nov - anon
    Too much water.
    in Watermelon
  • 19 Nov - anon
    I suggest you phone your agricultural department and ask. Generally it comes down to what kind of melon you want to grow, seeded, seedless, big, small. Check out a few internet seed selling compa...
    in Watermelon
  • 19 Nov - Another gardener
    When the tassel (the flowery part that comes out the top of the plant) comes out the top, pollination will take place for the next 4-6 days. A rule of thumb is 21 days after pollination. The silky...
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