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Planting in August - GardenGrow

Beans - broad beans, fava 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

Beans - broad beans, fava beans (also Fava bean) Sow seed
Cabbage Sow seed
Garlic Plant cloves
Shallots (also Eschalots) Sow seed
Spinach (also English spinach) Sow seed
Turnip Sow seed

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Recent Comments

  • 04 Dec - Anon
    If your soil is sandy and you do a lot of watering, then you would leach out the nutrients. Have to apply more fert.
    in Cucumber
  • 02 Dec - Anon
    If you put a lot of N on, the leaves would be dark green. If too little N then the leaves would be light green yellow. If too much N then it would burn and kill the plant. Worm tea is only a soil ...
    in Cucumber
  • 29 Nov - anon
    Depends how old the plants are, if 8-10+ weeks then leaves yellowing off would only be natural.
    in Cucumber
  • 28 Nov - Liz
    The yellow leaves might be due to too much fertilizer. Try just using one type. They should grow if you are giving them enough water and protecting from very cold nights. The female flowers have ...
    in Cucumber
  • 28 Nov - Judy Chisholm
    Why do my cucumber plants have some yellow leaves. I have given them general Fertilizer and also Worm team. Do I need to do anything more as I may have planted them a bit early. Also how do I ...
    in Cucumber
  • 25 Nov - Anon
    Check on the internet.
    in Yacon
  • 23 Nov - Lee
    Your Blossom end rot could be caused by the small pot. Try a 30L minimum for a tomato of up to 1m, and 50L+ tubs for anything taller. The problem in Northern NZ (Auckland upwards) in the intense h...
    in Tomato

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