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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

  • 21 Sep - Pat shannon
    Hi Linda Do you have any seed tubers now (Oct)?
    in Jerusalem Artichokes
  • 21 Sep - Mike
    Did you read the notes here. I suggest you do and pay attention to when to plant.
    in Sweet Potato
  • 20 Sep - Mike
    NO!!! The longer it grows the more zeeks you pick.
    in Zucchini
  • 19 Sep - Eddy
    Can they grow on canterbury christchurch
    in Sweet Potato
  • 19 Sep - Bess
    Is it advisable to pinch out the growing tips to stop the plants from getting too big? Thanks!
    in Zucchini
  • 19 Sep - Mike
    True shallots grow as a clump of up to 12-20 bulbs and when developed are purple skinned. If you keep some of these from one year to the next, all you need to do is plant 2-3 bulbs together and sp...
    in Shallots
  • 19 Sep - Mike
    If the compost wasn't completely broken down it would take N from the soil to break it down. Very little left for the beetroot. On the other hand heaps of good compost and soil could be too rich. ...
    in Beetroot

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