Planting in New Zealand - cool/mountain regions

Planting in July - GardenGrow

Mustard greens (also gai choy) Sow seed
Onion Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Peas Sow seed
Radish Sow seed
Shallots (also Eschalots) Sow seed
Spinach (also English spinach) Sow seed

Planning for August

Broad Beans (also Fava bean) Sow seed
Cabbage Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Kohlrabi Sow seed
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Sow seed
NZ Spinach (also Warrigal greens) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Peas Sow seed
Radish Sow seed
Rutabaga (also Swedes) Sow seed
Shallots (also Eschalots) Sow seed
Snow Peas (also Sugar Peas, Mangetout, Chinese Peas) Sow seed
Spinach (also English spinach) Sow seed
Strawberries (from seeds) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks

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Recent Comments

  • 27 Jun - Virginia de Joux
    Hi - wondering if you have any choko plants spare? I am struggling to find a seed source.
    in Choko/Chayote
  • 17 Jun -
    Hybrid is a cross of different varieties - plant these seeds and the watermelons may be hybrid or like one of the crosses.
    in Watermelon
  • 15 Jun - Liz
    Seeds saved from hybrids don't usually grow true.
    in Watermelon
  • 13 Jun - Fifita Filipe
    Will the seed collected from hybrid watermelon can be ok to grow in our garden???
    in Watermelon
  • 10 Jun - dopey duck
    growing parsnips is much like growing brussel sprouts you need them up and running before winter,parsnips need frosts to sweeten them up and brussels need cold to keep the sprouts tight but dont o...
    in Parsnip
  • 03 Jun - Jessy
    Grew my first ever choko this year starting with a whole choko in the ground. Got more than 200 chokos. I like the taste of choko after it started sprouting. So I ended up with a lot of sprouted c...
    in Choko/Chayote
  • 09 May - Katherine
    I am in Tauranga and still have zeeks growing. Yellow variety. This is the plant that really keeps on giving.
    in Zucchini

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