Planting in February - GardenGrow

Amaranth (also Love-lies-bleeding) Sow seed
Beans - dwarf (also French beans, Bush beans) Sow seed
Beetroot (also Beets) Sow seed
Brussels sprouts Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. prick out into pots and grow on to 10-15cm tall
Burdock (also Gobo (Japanese Burdock)) Sow seed
Carrot Sow seed
Chives (also Garden chives) Sow seed
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Cucumber Sow seed
Florence Fennel (also Finocchio) Sow seed
Kohlrabi Sow seed
Leeks Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Lettuce Sow seed
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Sow seed
Onion Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Oregano (also Pot Marjoram) Sow seed
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Sow seed
Radish Sow seed
Rutabaga (also Swedes) Sow seed
Salsify (also Vegetable oyster) Sow seed
Shallots (also Eschalots) Sow seed
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Sweet corn (also corn,maize) Sow seed
Turnip Sow seed

Planning for March

Amaranth (also Love-lies-bleeding) Sow seed
Beetroot (also Beets) Sow seed
Broad Beans (also Fava bean) Sow seed
Broccoli Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Brussels sprouts Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. add lime to acid soils : add nitrogen when 1/2 grown
Burdock (also Gobo (Japanese Burdock)) Sow seed
Cabbage Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Carrot Sow seed
Cauliflower Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Chives (also Garden chives) Sow seed
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Dill Sow seed
Endive Sow seed
Florence Fennel (also Finocchio) Sow seed
Kale (also Borecole) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Kohlrabi Sow seed
Leeks Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Lettuce Sow seed
Mizuna (also Japanese Greens, Mitzuna, Mibuna) Sow seed
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Sow seed
Oregano (also Pot Marjoram) Sow seed
Pak Choy (also Pak choi) Sow seed
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Sow seed
Radish Sow seed
Rocket (also Arugula/Rucola) Sow seed
Rutabaga (also Swedes) Sow seed
Salsify (also Vegetable oyster) Sow seed
Shallots (also Eschalots) Sow seed
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Spinach (also English spinach) Sow seed
Turnip Sow seed

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Recent Comments

  • 15 Feb - Liz
    Rot in young flowers usually means that they have not been pollinated. You might have to try hand pollination
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  • 12 Feb -
    May be no bees - try hand pollination in the mornings.
    in Eggplant
  • 10 Feb - paul swan
    why does the young growing marrow/zucchini go brown or rot on the flower end of the vegetable before maturity.
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  • 10 Feb - Rob Taege
    After last year's disappointment of being so wet, this year has had lots of sun hours with intermittent rain. However, a few weeks ago I noticed two watermelon fruits had their skin punctured. I j...
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  • 05 Feb - Annette James
    I have 2 healthy looking plants of the large purple variety. They are producing flowers ok but no fruit. Any ideas on why this is happening?
    in Eggplant
  • 30 Jan -
    Yes
    in Sweet corn
  • 27 Jan - Mike
    Have had limited success growing in a greenhouse in Christchurch - poor harvest despite healthy plants
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