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

  • 21 Jul -
    Seed selling companies on the internet.
    in Chicory
  • 21 Jul -
    Good deep soil if growing a root crop.
    in Taro
  • 21 Jul -
    Are you cool mountain or temperate. That will determine your planting time. Plant whatever variety you like.
    in Tomato
  • 20 Jul - Santhi
    Hi, I'm looking for roselle seed do you know where can i buy in NZ, thanks
    in Rosella
  • 19 Jul - Jan Shearer-Paulson
    Can you please recommend a tomato variety which will grow, in-spite of cool nights (WANAKA)
    in Tomato
  • 12 Jul - Elsa Keyte
    Hi. Do Taro prefer a firm base or can a well worked garden be ok? Many thanks Elsa & Graham Keyte
    in Taro
  • 08 Jul - Ria De Wild
    I live in Papatoetoe and have been to many supermarkets to look for Witlof , Nobody knows where to buy it please help me
    in Chicory

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