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Planting in January - GardenGrow

Amaranth (also Love-lies-bleeding) Sow seed
Basil Sow seed
Beans - climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners) Sow seed
Beans - dwarf (also French beans, Bush beans) Sow seed
Beetroot (also Beets) Sow seed
Burdock (also Gobo (Japanese Burdock)) Sow seed
Carrot Sow seed
Chives (also Garden chives) Sow seed
Cucumber Sow seed
French tarragon Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Kohlrabi Sow seed
Lettuce Sow seed
Marrow Sow seed
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Sow seed
Okra (also Ladyfinger, gumbo) Sow seed
Oregano (also Pot Marjoram) Sow seed
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Sow seed
Radish Sow seed
Rutabaga (also Swedes) Sow seed
Salsify (also Vegetable oyster) Sow seed
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Sow seed
Sunflower Sow seed
Sweet corn (also maize) Sow seed
Turnip Sow seed
Watermelon Sow seed
Zucchini (also Courgette/Marrow, Summer squash) Sow seed

Planning for February

Amaranth (also Love-lies-bleeding) Sow seed
Beans - dwarf (also French beans, Bush beans) Sow seed
Beetroot (also Beets) Sow seed
Brussels sprouts Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. prick out into pots and grow on to 10-15cm tall
Burdock (also Gobo (Japanese Burdock)) Sow seed
Carrot Sow seed
Chives (also Garden chives) Sow seed
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Cucumber Sow seed
Florence Fennel (also Finocchio) Sow seed
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
Rutabaga (also Swedes) Sow seed
Salsify (also Vegetable oyster) Sow seed
Shallots (also Eschalots) Sow seed
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Sow seed
Sweet corn (also maize) Sow seed
Turnip Sow seed

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Recent Comments

  • 21 Sep - Pat shannon
    Hi Linda Do you have any seed tubers now (Oct)?
    in Jerusalem Artichokes
  • 21 Sep - Mike
    Did you read the notes here. I suggest you do and pay attention to when to plant.
    in Sweet Potato
  • 20 Sep - Mike
    NO!!! The longer it grows the more zeeks you pick.
    in Zucchini
  • 19 Sep - Eddy
    Can they grow on canterbury christchurch
    in Sweet Potato
  • 19 Sep - Bess
    Is it advisable to pinch out the growing tips to stop the plants from getting too big? Thanks!
    in Zucchini
  • 19 Sep - Mike
    True shallots grow as a clump of up to 12-20 bulbs and when developed are purple skinned. If you keep some of these from one year to the next, all you need to do is plant 2-3 bulbs together and sp...
    in Shallots
  • 19 Sep - Mike
    If the compost wasn't completely broken down it would take N from the soil to break it down. Very little left for the beetroot. On the other hand heaps of good compost and soil could be too rich. ...
    in Beetroot

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