Planting in New Zealand - cool/mountain regions

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Broad Beans (also Fava bean) Sow seed
Brussels sprouts Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Cabbage Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Cauliflower Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Corn Salad (also Lamb's lettuce or Mache) Sow seed
Garlic Plant cloves
Lettuce Sow seed
Mizuna (also Japanese Greens, Mitzuna, Mibuna) Sow seed
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Sow seed
Onion Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Pak Choy (also Pak choi) Sow seed
Radish Sow seed
Shallots (also Eschalots) Sow seed
Spinach (also English spinach) Sow seed
Turnip Sow seed

Planning for June

Brussels sprouts Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Garlic Plant cloves
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Sow seed
Onion Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Radish Sow seed
Shallots (also Eschalots) Sow seed
Spinach (also English spinach) Sow seed

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Recent Comments

  • 02 May - Michele
    I seem to have gotten white rot/fungus tha affects most onion varieties except spring onions- they will get it but very late on...does anyone know of a vigorous type of ordinary brown or red onion...
    in Onion
  • 27 Apr - GM
    Just doing some research myself, and I found this comment on the Koanga website - https://www.koanga.org.nz/yacon/
    in Yacon
  • 17 Apr - Michael
    I find that difficult to believe given that all of the commercial carrot growing in the North Island is done in the volcanic plateau around Ohakune and Rataehi.
    in Carrot
  • 12 Apr - Liz
    If you are likely to get frosts then it is best to leave starting the seeds till late winter/spring time
    in Chinese cabbage
  • 11 Apr - Deborah
    I want to grow this variety of cabbage. Can I plant it in autumn/winter?
    in Chinese cabbage
  • 06 Apr - Anonymous
    The beans would have put some nitrogen into the soil.
    in Celeriac
  • 05 Apr - Colleen Andrews
    In Taupo I'm currently harvesting some whopping celeriac after coming across a punnet in Mitre 10 in January. This is a first for me and I'll be looking to a repeat next season. They've had lots...
    in Celeriac

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