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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Recent Comments

  • 09 May - Katherine
    I am in Tauranga and still have zeeks growing. Yellow variety. This is the plant that really keeps on giving.
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  • 02 May - Anonymous
    Go to the top of the page and it will tell you when you can plant for your climate zone.
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  • 30 Apr - Cate
    Gretchen, I used a veggie knife to slice a thin layer of the strawberry - like peeling an apple - which gave me the skin with seeds attached. Put these on a paper towel and leave in a warm sunny ...
    in Strawberries (from seeds)
  • 29 Apr - Lynn Laurent
    Since moving to Tauranga I have found it better to plant broadbeans mid winter …. June as any earlier the flowers are not pollenated. Wait until mid winter so the bees will be active when the plan...
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  • 28 Apr - Anne Elizabeth Mence
    when is the right time to plant pumpkin and cucumber seedlings. Not long had my vege garden and keen to get started.
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  • 24 Apr - Gina Jones
    Hi there - I am establishing my first vege garden and have 6 raised beds - where can I go to for advice on crop rotation ( I note you have advice on what follows and precedes but where can I find ...
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  • 19 Apr - Lex
    I have had a scratch and they are producing tubers, so they don't have to flower.
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