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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 Plant out (transplant) seedlings
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) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or 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

  • 16 Jun - Lois
    Hi Gail, i'd be interested in hearing about your white sage growing. Hopefully my email address is visible t you! Cheers, Lois (Gardenate doesn't show email addresses unless they are part of t...
    in Sage
  • 16 Jun - Judy Budgen
    Full grown rosella bushes looking very healthy, and then suddenly wilting and dying for no visable reason. They were just starting to flower and some very starting to set fruit. Any help would be ...
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  • 15 Jun - Chris Herden
    Hello Kathy. I live in Lismore and Hunter Valley, NSW. I have sweet potato cuttings available of NZ Kumara. I can send photos.Cuttings will be ready in Late Winter/Spring.
    in Sweet Potato
  • 15 Jun - Chris Herden
    Hi Bruce. I have cuttings available of the new zealand kumara. I can send phot if you wish. How many were you after? I am based in Lismore and Hunter Valley, NSW.
    in Sweet Potato
  • 15 Jun - Ii
    I have exactly the same issue and find that the taste is overpowering and bitter, and the leaves are small. It’s not as sweet as the tarragon I know. Did you find a solution?
    in French tarragon
  • 14 Jun - Patricia Foster
    Here in central Florida, we grew enormous broccoli plants but they never produced anything, even after six months growing. We put the seedlings in the ground in October in a marl soil that retains...
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  • 14 Jun - James Agius
    thanks for the advise james
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