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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

  • 21 Jun - Matt Brand
    Hi, just found your comment about horseradish on the web. I've been looking for some for ages. Can I buy some plants of you? I live in Ohakune,but have family in Fielding. Thank you very much
    in Horseradish
  • 15 Jun - John
    Store them in damp sand in a cool dark place. The damp sand (not too damp) will stop them from withering and the cool dark spot will stop them from sprouting for quite a while.
    in Yam/Oka
  • 13 Jun - Judy Hogg
    I've dug most of my yams so the grass grubs don't feast on them. I've cleaned and dried them. How can I now store them so they don't wither?
    in Yam/Oka
  • 12 Jun - Jack
    Sow seed in trays in August/September and transplant out in October/November
    in Okra
  • 09 Jun - Dale
    ...can you tell me what time of the year is suitable for planting okra ..
    in Okra
  • 09 Jun - John
    Leeks prefer a moist clay type soil. I suggest you keep building your soil up with heavier soil, if you can get it, and plant your leeks closer together, making the most of smaller leeks in the me...
    in Leeks
  • 09 Jun - John
    Short of sterilising the soil (not recommended) you have a number of options. Crop rotation is you first option; by doing this you will be breaking the cycle of these pests. Plant nematode-resista...
    in Carrot

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