Planting in August - GardenGrow

Broad Beans (also Fava bean) Sow seed
Cabbage Sow seed
Chives (also Garden chives) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Radish Sow seed
Rocket (also Arugula/Rucola) Sow seed
Rutabaga (also Swedes) Sow seed
Spinach (also English spinach) Sow seed
Turnip Sow seed

Planning for September

Broad Beans (also Fava bean) Sow seed
Cabbage Sow seed
Garlic Plant cloves. Garlic can overwinter. Cover with a good layer of mulch . In areas where frost persists into March/ April, expect to harvest your garlic in June/July.
Shallots (also Eschalots) Sow seed
Spinach (also English spinach) Sow seed
Turnip Sow seed

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Recent Comments

  • 19 Sep -
    Did you manage to find some?
    in Yacon
  • 19 Sep -
    Try online seed selling companies.
    in Squash
  • 17 Sep - Katherine
    Does anyone know where I can buy crookneck squash seeds in NZ?
    in Squash
  • 11 Sep - Joss
    Hi Max, I have been growing carrots in large black plastic pots and have had no trouble with any bugs or nasty things. I sow the seed one by one in separate holes and in a circle around the pot...
    in Carrot
  • 07 Sep -
    No, they need warm weather by the look of it.
    in Choko/Chayote
  • 07 Sep -
    Internet seed selling companies.
    in Cape Gooseberry
  • 07 Sep -
    I had the same problem in sub-tropical Australia last. They probably prefer a cooler climate like yours. I put it down to wind last year although I have no idea. Maybe google about it or ring an a...
    in Broad Beans

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