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Beans - broad beans, fava beans (also Fava bean) Sow seed
Beetroot (also Beets) Sow seed
Broccoli Sow seed
Burdock (also Gobo (Japanese Burdock)) Sow seed
Cabbage Sow seed
Carrot Sow seed
Cauliflower Sow seed
Celeriac Sow seed
Celery Sow seed
Chicory (also Witloof, Belgian endive) Sow seed
Chives (also Garden chives) Sow seed
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Sow seed
Endive Sow seed
Florence Fennel (also Finocchio) Sow seed
Garlic Plant cloves
Kale (also Borecole) Sow seed
Kohlrabi Sow seed
Lettuce Sow seed
Mizuna (also Japanese Greens, Mitzuna, Mibuna) Sow seed
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Sow seed
Onion 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
Parsnip Sow seed
Peas Sow seed
Radish Sow seed
Rocket (also Arugula/Rucola) Sow seed
Rutabaga (also Swedes) Sow seed
Shallots (also Eschalots) Sow seed
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Sow seed
Snow Peas (also Sugar Peas, Mangetout, Chinese Peas) Sow seed
Strawberries (from seeds) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Taro (also Dasheen, cocoyam) Plant tubers
Turnip Sow seed

Planning for June

Beetroot (also Beets) Sow seed
Cabbage Sow seed
Carrot Sow seed
Cauliflower Sow seed
Celeriac Sow seed
Celery Sow seed
Chicory (also Witloof, Belgian endive) Sow seed
Chives (also Garden chives) Sow seed
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Sow seed
Endive Sow seed
Garlic Plant cloves
Kale (also Borecole) Sow seed
Kohlrabi Sow seed
Lettuce Sow seed
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Sow seed
Onion Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Pak Choy (also Pak choi) Sow seed
Parsnip Sow seed
Peas Sow seed
Radish Sow seed
Rocket (also Arugula/Rucola) Sow seed
Shallots (also Eschalots) Sow seed
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Sow seed
Snow Peas (also Sugar Peas, Mangetout, Chinese Peas) Sow seed
Strawberries (from seeds) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Strawberry Plants Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Taro (also Dasheen, cocoyam) Plant tubers

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