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Planting in May - Gardenate

Amaranth (also Love-lies-bleeding) Sow seed
Artichokes (Globe) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Basil Sow seed
Beans - climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners) Sow seed
Beans - dwarf (also French beans, Bush beans) Sow seed
Cape Gooseberry (also Golden Berry, Inca Berry ) Sow seed
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Celeriac Sow seed
Celery Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Chilli peppers (also Hot peppers) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Chives (also Garden chives) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Coriander (also Cilantro, Chinese parsley) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Cowpeas (also Black eye peas, Southern peas) Sow seed
Cucumber Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Dill Sow seed
Eggplant (also Aubergine) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Endive Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Fennel (also Bronze fennel) Sow seed
Florence Fennel (also Finocchio) Sow seed
French tarragon Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Kohlrabi Sow seed
Leeks Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Luffa (also Loofah, plant sponge) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Marrow Sow seed
Mint (also Garden mint) Sow seed
NZ Spinach (also Warrigal greens) Sow seed
Okra (also Ladyfinger, gumbo) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Oregano (also Pot Marjoram) 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 Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Pumpkin Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Rockmelon (also Canteloupe) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Rosemary Sow seed
Sage (also Common Sage) Sow seed
Savory - summer savory (also 'Bean Herb') Sow seed
Savory - winter savory (also Savory) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or 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
Strawberries (from seeds) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Strawberry Plants Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Sunflower Sow seed
Sweet corn (also corn,maize) Sow seed
Sweet Potato (also Kumara) Plant crowns
Thyme (also Common thyme) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Tomatillo Sow seed
Tomato Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Watermelon Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Zucchini (also Courgette/Marrow, Summer squash) Sow seed

Planning for June

Beans - dwarf (also French beans, Bush beans) Sow seed
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Celery Sow seed
Chilli peppers (also Hot peppers) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Cucumber Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Dill Sow seed
Endive Sow seed
Kohlrabi Sow seed
Luffa (also Loofah, plant sponge) Sow seed
Marrow Sow seed
Okra (also Ladyfinger, gumbo) Sow seed
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Sow seed
Parsnip Sow seed
Pumpkin Sow seed
Rockmelon (also Canteloupe) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Savory - summer savory (also 'Bean Herb') Sow seed
Savory - winter savory (also Savory) Sow seed
Strawberries (from seeds) Sow seed
Strawberry Plants Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Sweet corn (also corn,maize) Sow seed
Sweet Marjoram (also Knotted marjoram) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Tomato Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Zucchini (also Courgette/Marrow, Summer squash) Sow seed

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Recent Comments

  • 12 Jun -
    If you can hold out for a couple of months that will give the seedlings the best chance
    in Pumpkin
  • 10 Jun - Sherry
    I am in 10b. Which rhubarb can I grow here? Is it a perennial or annual in my zone?
    in Rhubarb
  • 10 Jun - Cait
    We live in NSW, and have got some butternut pumpkin seedlings that we have grown from seed (we weren't sure if they'd grow but have). Do they have a chance at growing sucessfully, or is it too ear...
    in Pumpkin
  • 10 Jun -
    If it is hot a good watering 3 times a week - not so hot 2 times a week. Small plants need small waterings more often. The finger test is a good indicator also.
    in Tomato
  • 10 Jun -
    Probably not, depends if you look after them carefully. It is a fine line between over watering and under watering. Then watering them regularly as they grow. Seedlings are very slow growing the f...
    in Broccoli
  • 10 Jun -
    Read the notes about it.
    in Parsley
  • 09 Jun - Anonymous
    Did you actually try to grow KangaRhu? I love rhubarb but don’t want to waste my $$ if you had any advice. I’m in 9a. Thanks in any help.
    in Rhubarb

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