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Planting in January - GardenGrow

Nothing much to plant this month. You can read gardening books and plan the garden!

Planning for February

Artichokes (Globe) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Broccoli Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Cauliflower 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
Eggplant (also Aubergine) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Kale (also Borecole) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Leeks Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Lettuce 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
Onion Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Pumpkin Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Spring onions (also Scallions, Bunching onions, Welsh onion) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Strawberries (from seeds) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks

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Recent comments/tips

  • 16 Jan - Hanneke Koevoet
    Do I need hand pollination if see quite a lot of bees in the flowers
    in Rockmelon
  • 16 Jan - Colleen Middleton
    How many years will runner beans regrow for, before having to replant them? I am having a very good yield in their second season...they did take a long time to sprout initially ...possibly due to ...
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  • 14 Jan - Liz
    Follow the advice for zucchini/courgettes -www.gardenate.com/plant/Zucchini
    in Pumpkin
  • 14 Jan - Paula Mouat
    I am growing eggplant for the first time in a glasshouse. My plant is growing very well with lots of fruit. The fruit are large and pale. How long should I wait before harvesting?
    in Eggplant
  • 14 Jan - Phillip
    Does anyone have any JAs at this time of the year? I'm looking for up to 15 kilos but any amount ok. Jan 2018
    in Jerusalem Artichokes
  • 13 Jan - John Bass
    re the question of 17 December. Tips of new courgettes turn yellow and then die back. Cause and treatment please.
    in Zucchini
  • 12 Jan - Susan Long
    Can you grow gem squash in South Taranaki, New Zealand? When is the best time to grow them and how?
    in Pumpkin

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