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Planting in July - Gardenate

Beans - climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners) Sow seed
Broccoli Sow seed
Chinese cabbage (also Wong bok, wong nga pak, napa cabbage) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Chives (also Garden chives) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Sweet corn (also maize) Sow seed
Tomato Sow seed

Planning for August

Beans - climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners) Sow seed
Broccoli Sow seed
Carrot Sow seed
Cauliflower Sow seed
Chinese cabbage (also Wong bok, wong nga pak, napa cabbage) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Chives (also Garden chives) Sow seed
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Sow seed
Cucumber Sow seed
Kale (also Borecole) Sow seed
Leeks Sow seed
Lettuce Sow seed
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Sow seed
Potato Plant seed potatoes
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Sow seed
Squash (also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash) Sow seed
Turnip Sow seed

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Recent Comments

  • 12 Nov - Anon
    You plant a knob of it. (One with a shoot helps)
    in Ginger
  • 12 Nov - Another gardener
    Probably not being pollinated. Do it by hand. e g just take one of the "male" flowers (the ones on stalks - and a single stem inside the flower), peel the petals off the male flower to make it ea...
    in Squash
  • 12 Nov - Another gardener
    Hi I'M from Australia. I comment on Aust and NZ Gardenate questions. This website tells you when to plant and provides information about growing the crop. If there is not enough info here go onto...
    in Watermelon
  • 11 Nov - Liz
    Most curcubits (cucumbers, courgettes etc) produce male flowers first. If the weather is cool, no female flowers appear for a while. If the immature cucumber falls off it has not been fertilised. ...
    in Cucumber
  • 11 Nov - Bhaidas Bhula
    Sometimes the cucumber plant only has male flowers. Is this normal? and sometimes the female flower forms a cucumber and shrinks and falls off.Why is this?
    in Cucumber
  • 11 Nov -
    Try an on-line search 'Growing ginger in NZ'
    in Ginger
  • 11 Nov - anon
    Search for some seed selling companies on the internet in NZ.
    in Horseradish

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