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Planting in New Zealand - cool/mountain regions

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Beetroot (also Beets) Sow seed
Broccoli Sow seed
Brussels sprouts Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Cabbage Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Chives (also Garden chives) Sow seed
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Sow seed
Endive Sow seed
Florence Fennel (also Finocchio) Sow seed
Kale (also Borecole) Sow seed
Kohlrabi Sow seed
Leeks Sow seed
Lettuce Sow seed
Mizuna (also Japanese Greens, Mitzuna, Mibuna) Sow seed
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Sow seed
Oregano (also Pot Marjoram) Sow seed
Pak Choy (also Pak choi) 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
Spinach (also English spinach) Sow seed
Turnip Sow seed

Planning for April

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

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    All plants need some sunshine. Rhubarb as a leaf crop will grow with less than tomatoes, beans, etc. An hour or two in the morning would be good but if you don't get direct sun but still plenty of...
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    can you grow rhubarb in shade
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