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Planting in April - Gardenate

Amaranth (also Love-lies-bleeding) Sow seed
Artichokes (Globe) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Asparagus Pea (also Winged bean) Sow seed
Basil Sow seed
Beans - climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners) Sow seed
Beans - dwarf (also French beans, Bush beans) Sow seed
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Chilli peppers (also Hot peppers) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Choko/Chayote (also Chayote squash, christophene, chouchou, mirliton) Plant tubers
Cowpeas (also Black eye peas, Southern peas) Sow seed
Cucumber Sow seed
Eggplant (also Aubergine) Sow seed
Florence Fennel (also Finocchio) Sow seed
Leeks Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Lettuce Sow seed
Luffa (also Loofah, plant sponge) Sow seed
Marrow Sow seed
Okra (also Ladyfinger, gumbo) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Onion Sow seed
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Parsnip Sow seed
Pumpkin Sow seed
Rockmelon (also Canteloupe) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Sage (also Common Sage) Sow seed
Savory - summer savory (also 'Bean Herb') Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Squash (also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash) Sow seed
Strawberries (from seeds) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Strawberry Plants Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Sweet corn (also corn,maize) Sow seed
Sweet Potato (also Kumara) Plant crowns
Tomatillo Sow seed
Tomato Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Zucchini (also Courgette/Marrow, Summer squash) Sow seed

Planning for May

Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Sow seed
Chilli peppers (also Hot peppers) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or 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) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Strawberry Plants Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Sweet corn (also corn,maize) Sow seed
Sweet Potato (also Kumara) Plant crowns

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Recent Comments

  • 17 Aug - Troy
    I finally got some Jerusalem Artichokes from a grocery store for $4.99 a pound and cooked them. I like them but primarily because my doctor called them a Superfood for me. But saved 4 to plant is ...
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  • 17 Aug - Irene Bollerman
    I am noticing coppery (pearlescent brownish) marking on the leaves of otherwise healthy looking potato plants, planted in potato grow bags. I've been monitoring the soil temperature and it had r...
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  • 17 Aug - Irene Bollerman
    keep the tubors (potatoes) covered
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  • 17 Aug - Ethel woodson
    It's super hot in texas right now. Can I still sow my Vate Collard seeds right now or should i wait till Oct.,?
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  • 16 Aug -
    Could be a wilt disease, too much water. I definitely would not have mulched them with all the rain you have had. Depends what your soil is like - clayish or sandy.
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  • 16 Aug -
    Don'ty have too rich a soil and plant in late April May June - after the rain season has finished.
    in Chinese cabbage
  • 16 Aug -
    They grow a white purply one in Bundy - check on the internet.
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