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Planting in May - Gardenate

Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Sow seed
Chilli peppers (also Hot peppers) Sow seed
Cowpeas (also Black eye peas, Southern peas) Sow seed
Cucumber Sow seed
Eggplant (also Aubergine) Sow seed
Marrow Sow seed
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Sow seed
Parsnip Sow seed
Rockmelon (also Canteloupe) Sow seed
Strawberries (from seeds) Sow seed
Strawberry Plants Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Sweet corn (also maize) Sow seed
Sweet Potato (also Kumara) Plant crowns

Planning for June

Cowpeas (also Black eye peas, Southern peas) Sow seed
Okra (also Ladyfinger, gumbo) Sow seed
Sweet Potato (also Kumara) Plant crowns

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Recent Comments

  • 24 Mar - Liz
    Have a look at this site https://www.gardenersworld.com/how-to/grow-plants/how-to-earth-up-potatoes/
    in Potato
  • 24 Mar - Liz
    Shallots are listed by Egmonts Seeds online .
    in Shallots
  • 24 Mar - Liz
    Try an online search for 'drying luffa sponges'.
    in Luffa
  • 24 Mar - paul
    When the root temperature of lettuce gets to 23 degrees the plant bolts - goes to seed. The plant does this as a survival mechanism. Something like, "Ouch, it's too hot! Quick, produce seeds befor...
    in Lettuce
  • 24 Mar - Ardelle
    One of my rosella is big and tall but no flowers, the others are fruiting well. Does anyone know why? Thanks
    in Rosella
  • 24 Mar - Kelly
    Trying to grow cape gooseberry from seed, in pots, in Perth. Plants are small and struggling, some have dropped all leaves. Any thoughts? How much light and water would they need?
    in Cape Gooseberry
  • 24 Mar - Bertie
    My leeks never fatten up. I wonder why.
    in Leeks

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