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Planting in New Zealand - cool/mountain regions

Planting in April - GardenGrow

Beans - broad beans, fava beans (also Fava bean) Plant in garden.
Beetroot (also Beets) Plant in garden.
Brussels sprouts Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Cabbage Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Cauliflower Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Chives (also Garden chives) Plant in garden.
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Corn Salad (also Lamb's lettuce or Mache) Plant in garden.
Endive Plant in garden.
Kale (also Borecole) Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Leeks Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Lettuce Plant in garden.
Mizuna (also Japanese Greens, Mitzuna, Mibuna) Plant in garden.
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Plant in garden.
Onion Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Pak Choy (also Pak choi) Plant in garden.
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Plant in garden.
Radish Plant in garden.
Shallots (also Eschalots) Plant in garden.
Spinach (also English spinach) Plant in garden.
Turnip Plant in garden.

Planning for May

Beans - broad beans, fava beans (also Fava bean) Plant in garden.
Brussels sprouts Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Cabbage Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Cauliflower Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Corn Salad (also Lamb's lettuce or Mache) Plant in garden.
Garlic Plant in garden.
Lettuce Plant in garden.
Mizuna (also Japanese Greens, Mitzuna, Mibuna) Plant in garden.
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Plant in garden.
Onion Plant in garden.
Pak Choy (also Pak choi) Plant in garden.
Radish Plant in garden.
Shallots (also Eschalots) Plant in garden.
Spinach (also English spinach) Plant in garden.
Turnip Plant in garden.

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Recent comments/tips

  • 25 Apr - Raymond
    Many thanks for your helpful comments
    in Pumpkin
  • 25 Apr - John
    Winged beans are perennial and will regrow in the spring. To harvest the seed you need to wait until the pods are full ripe which will be late in the season. As they can be very strong growers som...
    in Asparagus Pea
  • 24 Apr - Liz
    Have you seen the photo on the daikon page of Gardenate ?
    in Daikon
  • 24 Apr - peter woods
    Can I grow the same wing bean bulb two years in a row or do I have to harvest from new seed every year ? We are in Tauranga. Thanks for your time.
    in Asparagus Pea
  • 24 Apr - Awhi Kingi
    I think I have some Daikon radishes in the garden that sprouted from birdseed , they are getting quite large . no one I know can identify them . I was hoping you might be able to look at the photo...
    in Daikon
  • 19 Apr - John
    Yes it is. Take short tip cuttings in late Spring and into the Summer. If the leaves are large, reduce them with a pair of scissors. Put your cutting/s into a jar of water in a warm spot (not hot)...
    in Eggplant
  • 18 Apr - Nigel
    Is it possible to grow eggplant from cuttings?
    in Eggplant

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