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Planting in August - Gardenate

Beans - climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners) Sow seed
Beans - dwarf (also French beans, Bush beans) Sow seed
Broccoli Sow seed
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Sow seed
Cauliflower Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Cowpeas (also Black eye peas, Southern peas) Sow seed
Cucumber Sow seed
Onion Sow seed
Pumpkin Sow seed
Salsify (also Vegetable oyster) Sow seed
Squash (also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash) Sow seed
Tomato Sow seed
Turnip Sow seed
Watermelon Sow seed

Planning for September

Beans - climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners) Sow seed
Beans - dwarf (also French beans, Bush beans) Sow seed
Beetroot (also Beets) Sow seed
Broccoli Sow seed
Brussels sprouts Sow seed
Cape Gooseberry (also Golden Berry, Inca Berry ) Sow seed
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Sow seed
Cauliflower Sow seed
Chinese cabbage (also Wong bok, wong nga pak, napa cabbage) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Sow seed
Cucumber Sow seed
Endive Sow seed
Fennel (also Bronze fennel) Sow seed
Florence Fennel (also Finocchio) Sow seed
Kohlrabi Sow seed
Leeks Sow seed
Lettuce Sow seed
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Sow seed
Onion Sow seed
Radish Sow seed
Salsify (also Vegetable oyster) Sow seed
Shallots (also Eschalots) Sow seed
Squash (also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash) Sow seed
Strawberry Plants Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Turnip Sow seed

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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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