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Planting in December - Gardenate

Angelica Sow seed
Beetroot (also Beets) Sow seed
Cape Gooseberry (also Golden Berry, Inca Berry ) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Cardoon Sow seed
Carrot Sow seed
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) Sow seed
Corn Salad (also Lamb's lettuce or Mache) Sow seed
Jerusalem Artichokes (also Sunchoke) Plant tubers
Kohlrabi Sow seed
Mizuna (also Japanese Greens, Mitzuna, Mibuna) Sow seed
NZ Spinach (also Warrigal greens) Sow seed
Pak Choy (also Pak choi) Sow seed
Radish Sow seed
Rutabaga (also Swedes) Sow seed
Shallots (also Eschalots) Sow seed
Spinach (also English spinach) Sow seed
Spring onions (also Scallions, Bunching onions, Welsh onion) Sow seed
Turnip Sow seed

Planning for January

Artichokes (Globe) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Beetroot (also Beets) Sow seed
Broccoli Sow seed
Carrot Sow seed
Celeriac Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Celery Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Chilli peppers (also Hot peppers) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Coriander (also Cilantro, Chinese parsley) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Corn Salad (also Lamb's lettuce or Mache) Sow seed
Endive Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Kohlrabi Sow seed
Leeks Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Marrow Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Mizuna (also Japanese Greens, Mitzuna, Mibuna) Sow seed
Oregano (also Pot Marjoram) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Pak Choy (also Pak choi) Sow seed
Parsnip Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Peas Sow seed
Potato Plant seed potatoes
Pumpkin Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Radish Sow seed
Rocket (also Arugula/Rucola) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Rockmelon (also Canteloupe) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Rosella (also Queensland Jam Plant, Roselle) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Rosemary Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Shallots (also Eschalots) Sow seed
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Sow seed
Strawberries (from seeds) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Sweet Marjoram (also Knotted marjoram) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Tomato Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Turnip Sow seed
Yam/Oka (also Oca) Plant tubers

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Recent Comments

  • 17 Sep - Daniel Stephens
    I buy my seeds at Urbanfarmer.com and truleaf.com both have great seeds and selection is very good
    in Cauliflower
  • 17 Sep - Partap singh
    i would like to know that is Griffith NSW is good area to Grow ginger please.
    in Ginger
  • 17 Sep -
    Buy a cheap pH tester. If you have heavy soil, lighten it up a bit with sand or compost. Start with with good rich soil and MAYBE a light fert when plants are 8 weeks old. DON
    in Celeriac
  • 17 Sep -
    Or depending on how big the spud is, cut it into several pieces and let them dry in the sun for a few days then plant them.
    in Sweet Potato
  • 16 Sep - Liz
    The answer might be in your soil. It would be worth testing to see how acid it is . Most NZ soils tend towards acidity. Your limestone soil in Kent was more alkaline than acid.
    in Celeriac
  • 16 Sep - Michelle Tanner
    I grew wonderful celeriac in Kent,UK on limestone soil but here in the Waikato I have much less success. If they grow at all they are much smaller (golf to tennis ball rather than the small footba...
    in Celeriac
  • 15 Sep - Skip Still
    When and how much sun for Jerusalem artichoke bulb? When to plant. Other recommendations (Gardenate : Check here www.gardenate.com/plant/Jerusalem Artichokes?zone=114 )
    in Jerusalem Artichokes

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