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Planting in New Zealand - cool/mountain regions

Planting in January - GardenGrow

Basil Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Beans - dwarf (also French beans, Bush beans) Sow seed
Beetroot (also Beets) Sow seed
Burdock (also Gobo (Japanese Burdock)) Sow seed
Carrot Sow seed. water well
Celeriac Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Celery Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Chives (also Garden chives) Sow seed
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
French tarragon Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Kale (also Borecole) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Kohlrabi Sow seed
Leeks Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Lettuce Sow seed
Luffa (also Loofah, plant sponge) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Marrow Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Sow seed
Oregano (also Pot Marjoram) Sow seed
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Sow seed
Potato Plant seed potatoes
Radish Sow seed
Rockmelon (also Canteloupe) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Rutabaga (also Swedes) Sow seed
Salsify (also Vegetable oyster) Sow seed
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Sow seed
Squash (also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Sweet corn (also maize) Sow seed
Tomato Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Turnip Sow seed
Watermelon Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Zucchini (also Courgette/Marrow, Summer squash) Plant out (transplant) seedlings

Planning for February

Beetroot (also Beets) Sow seed
Broccoli Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Burdock (also Gobo (Japanese Burdock)) Sow seed
Cabbage Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Carrot Sow seed
Cauliflower Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Chives (also Garden chives) Sow seed
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Florence Fennel (also Finocchio) Sow seed
Kale (also Borecole) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Kohlrabi Sow seed
Leeks Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Lettuce Sow seed
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Sow seed
Onion Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Oregano (also Pot Marjoram) Sow seed
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Sow seed
Radish Sow seed
Rocket (also Arugula/Rucola) Sow seed
Rutabaga (also Swedes) Sow seed
Salsify (also Vegetable oyster) Sow seed
Shallots (also Eschalots) Sow seed
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Sow seed
Turnip Sow seed

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Recent Comments

  • 16 Jan - Danielle Saunders
    Hi Keith, I have just been given some horseradish plants. Would you like some once I have more? I'm in the waikato also. Email me [email protected] cheers.
    in Horseradish
  • 15 Jan - Anon
    Go to the top of the page and look in the calendar months for the Green cells with a white P.
    in Beans - climbing
  • 12 Jan -
    I bought mine on trademe Cheers Lena
    in Horseradish
  • 12 Jan - Allison
    Can I plant seed of scarlet runners now, January, and expect them to produce beans?
    in Beans - climbing
  • 12 Jan - Alice Phillips
    You can usually get them on trademe but to get tubers this year you would need a plant that's already underway. I have some available most years if you contact me in August.
    in Yacon
  • 10 Jan - anonymous
    You could try but if it doesn't work out, it is too late.
    in Yam/Oka
  • 10 Jan - Anon
    Try seed selling companies on the net.
    in Yacon

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