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Planting in April - Gardenate

Amaranth (also Love-lies-bleeding) Sow seed
Asparagus Pea (also Winged bean) Sow seed
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
Brussels sprouts Plant out (transplant) seedlings or 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 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 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
Horseradish Plant crowns
Leeks Sow seed
Luffa (also Loofah, plant sponge) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Marrow Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Mint (also Garden mint) Sow seed
NZ Spinach (also Warrigal greens) Sow seed
Okra (also Ladyfinger, gumbo) 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
Potato Plant seed potatoes
Pumpkin Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
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
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 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 Sow seed
Yam/Oka (also Oca) Plant tubers
Zucchini (also Courgette/Marrow, Summer squash) Sow seed

Planning for May

Artichokes (Globe) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Asparagus Pea (also Winged bean) Sow seed
Basil Sow seed
Beans - dwarf (also French beans, Bush beans) Sow seed
Chilli peppers (also Hot peppers) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Cowpeas (also Black eye peas, Southern peas) Sow seed
Cucumber Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Dill Sow seed
Endive 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
Okra (also Ladyfinger, gumbo) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Parsnip Sow seed
Pumpkin Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Sage (also Common Sage) Sow seed
Savory - summer savory (also 'Bean Herb') Sow seed
Savory - winter savory (also Savory) Sow seed
Squash (also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or 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
Sweet Potato (also Kumara) Plant crowns
Tomato Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Zucchini (also Courgette/Marrow, Summer squash) Sow seed

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Recent Comments

  • 17 Apr - Wendy Strathearn
    I will be digging up crowns from an elderly friend's garden. They have been growing, as in, multiplying, over the years and now too many in the bed. I'm guessing to lift them in late winter (subtr...
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  • 17 Apr - GERRIT
    HOW BIG SHOULD SPINACH BE BEFOR TRANSPLANTED INTO GARDEN
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  • 17 Apr - Snow
    Hey Tony I read in an article that you don't need to fertilise Gooseberry plants. It says that it pushes out leaf growth but at the cost of fruit. I would try laying off the fertiliser unless a...
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  • 17 Apr - Michael
    I find that difficult to believe given that all of the commercial carrot growing in the North Island is done in the volcanic plateau around Ohakune and Rataehi.
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  • 16 Apr - Adeline Wharrier
    Can i plant pumpkins now in Mackay?
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  • 16 Apr - Joy Wallace
    I have two pumpkins growing wild in my garden, can I send you photos as I don't know what variety they are. They are about a basketball in size.Joy
    in Pumpkin
  • 15 Apr - Liz
    Check the information here www.gardenate.com/plant/Ginger?zone=21
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