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Planting in January - GardenGrow

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

Planning for February

Artichokes (Globe) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Broccoli Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Cauliflower Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Celery Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Eggplant (also Aubergine) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Kale (also Borecole) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Leeks Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Lettuce Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Mint (also Garden mint) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Onion Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Pumpkin Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Spring onions (also Scallions, Bunching onions, Welsh onion) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Strawberries (from seeds) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks

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