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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    Hi I’ve planted scarlet beans this year and they were growing good and producing good numbers of beans but after few days the leaves started turning yellow and the plant is dying very quickly, any...
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    Yes look in the planting calendar guide. It is generally a Spring planting crop.
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    Try looking at night time.
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