Planting in October - GardenGrow

Garlic Plant cloves. Garlic can overwinter. Cover with a good layer of mulch . In areas where frost persists into March/ April, expect to harvest your garlic in June/July.

Planning for November

Nothing much to plant this month. You can read gardening books and plan the garden!

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Recent Comments

  • 21 Oct - John
    Do you have a recipe for use of kerosene on carrots? Thank you
    in Carrot
  • 19 Oct - Liz
    Try one of the garden shops like Kings or Bunnings. They should have seeds and possibly seedlings.
    in Kohlrabi
  • 19 Oct -
    Did you water them regularly?
    in Rutabaga
  • 17 Oct - Mary Boynton
    I want to grow chinese mini cabbages and chinese brocolli over summer.
    in Chinese cabbage
  • 15 Oct - John Copeland
    Could somebody tell me why my swedes (rutabaga) are woody Thank You
    in Rutabaga
  • 15 Oct - Viola
    Can i get seedlings of kohlrabi, and what time of the year? Will it grow in Auckland? Thank you
    in Kohlrabi
  • 13 Oct - Anon
    The guide here is only a guide subject to your local conditions. You could try planting now.
    in Onion

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