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Planting in United Kingdom - cool/temperate regions

Planting in February - Gardenate

Broad Beans (also Fava bean) Sow seed
Cabbage Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Carrot Sow seed
Garlic Plant cloves
Jerusalem Artichokes (also Sunchoke) Plant tubers
Peas Sow seed
Radish Sow seed
Snow Peas (also Sugar Peas, Mangetout, Chinese Peas) Sow seed

Planning for March

Amaranth (also Love-lies-bleeding) Sow seed. Plant in greenhouse
Asparagus Plant crowns
Basil Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Beetroot (also Beets) Sow seed
Broad Beans (also Fava bean) Sow seed
Brussels sprouts Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Burdock (also Gobo (Japanese Burdock)) Sow seed
Cabbage Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Cape Gooseberry (also Golden Berry, Inca Berry ) Sow seed
Carrot Sow seed
Celeriac Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Celery Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Under cover
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Corn Salad (also Lamb's lettuce or Mache) Sow seed
Eggplant (also Aubergine) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Jerusalem Artichokes (also Sunchoke) Plant tubers
Kohlrabi Sow seed
Leeks Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Mint (also Garden mint) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Sow seed
Onion Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Parsnip Sow seed
Peas Sow seed
Potato Plant seed potatoes
Radish Sow seed
Shallots (also Eschalots) Sow seed
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Sow seed
Snow Peas (also Sugar Peas, Mangetout, Chinese Peas) Sow seed
Spinach (also English spinach) Sow seed
Spring onions (also Scallions, Bunching onions, Welsh onion) Sow seed
Strawberry Plants Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Turnip Sow seed

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Recent Comments

  • 22 Feb - Anonymous
    Lucky for you, you're in the same climate zone as the famous garlic producing town of Gilroy, CA. I understand they plant around late October/November and harvest in June or July. I'm not sure wha...
    in Garlic
  • 22 Feb - Charles Bracun
    what species are quickest to mature?
    in Beetroot
  • 22 Feb - Anonymous
    It could be too hot at the moment. Wait until mid March and grow into the cooler Autumn and Winter.
    in Peas
  • 22 Feb - Anonymous
    Depends what variety they are - some don't flower until 4-5' some about 3'. I grow Oregon Giant .
    in Snow Peas
  • 22 Feb - Anonymous
    Look up seed selling companies on the web,like Boondie Seeds, Eden Seeds etc.
    in Daikon
  • 22 Feb - Anonymous
    Work out your climate zone from the BLUE TAB and then check the planting calendar for potatoes for your zone.
    in Potato
  • 22 Feb - colleen
    I have not found the roots to be invasive at all. They tend to form a main tap root with tiny roots branching out from it.
    in Rosella

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