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Planting in September - Gardenate

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
Carrot Sow seed
Cauliflower Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
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
Endive Sow seed
Fennel (also Bronze fennel) Sow seed
Florence Fennel (also Finocchio) Sow seed
Kale (also Borecole) 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

Planning for October

Beans - broad beans, fava beans (also Fava bean) Sow seed
Beetroot (also Beets) Sow seed
Broccoli Sow seed
Cabbage Sow seed
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Sow seed
Carrot Sow seed
Cauliflower Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Chinese cabbage (also Wong bok, wong nga pak, napa cabbage) Sow seed
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Sow seed
Daikon (also Japanese radish, Lo Bok) Sow seed
Fennel (also Bronze fennel) Sow seed
Florence Fennel (also Finocchio) Sow seed
French tarragon Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Horseradish Plant crowns
Kale (also Borecole) Sow seed
Kohlrabi Sow seed
Lettuce Sow seed
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Sow seed
Onion Sow seed
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Sow seed
Potato Plant seed potatoes
Radish Sow seed
Rocket (also Arugula/Rucola) Sow seed
Rosemary Sow seed
Shallots (also Eschalots) Sow seed
Snow Peas (also Sugar Peas, Mangetout, Chinese Peas) Sow seed
Strawberry Plants Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Thyme (also Common thyme) Sow seed
Turnip Sow seed

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Recent Comments

  • 12 Nov - Anon
    You plant a knob of it. (One with a shoot helps)
    in Ginger
  • 12 Nov - Another gardener
    Probably not being pollinated. Do it by hand. e g just take one of the "male" flowers (the ones on stalks - and a single stem inside the flower), peel the petals off the male flower to make it ea...
    in Squash
  • 12 Nov - Another gardener
    Hi I'M from Australia. I comment on Aust and NZ Gardenate questions. This website tells you when to plant and provides information about growing the crop. If there is not enough info here go onto...
    in Watermelon
  • 11 Nov - Liz
    Most curcubits (cucumbers, courgettes etc) produce male flowers first. If the weather is cool, no female flowers appear for a while. If the immature cucumber falls off it has not been fertilised. ...
    in Cucumber
  • 11 Nov - Bhaidas Bhula
    Sometimes the cucumber plant only has male flowers. Is this normal? and sometimes the female flower forms a cucumber and shrinks and falls off.Why is this?
    in Cucumber
  • 11 Nov -
    Try an on-line search 'Growing ginger in NZ'
    in Ginger
  • 11 Nov - anon
    Search for some seed selling companies on the internet in NZ.
    in Horseradish

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