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Planting in August - Gardenate

Beans - broad beans, fava beans (also Fava bean) Sow seed
Cabbage Sow seed
Chives (also Garden chives) Sow seed
Radish Sow seed
Rocket (also Arugula/Rucola) Sow seed
Rutabaga (also Swedes) Sow seed
Spinach (also English spinach) Sow seed
Turnip Sow seed

Planning for September

Beans - broad beans, fava beans (also Fava bean) Sow seed
Cabbage Sow seed
Garlic Plant cloves
Shallots (also Eschalots) Sow seed
Spinach (also English spinach) Sow seed
Turnip Sow seed

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Recent comments/tips

  • 21 Jul - Rob
    Not realy a good plan, the old leaves both provide some nutrients and protect the flower from sun damage insects even bird guanu and if you've got kids they find it good fun to keep looking for th...
    in Cauliflower
  • 21 Jul - Mike
    I would have a guess and say it probably doesn't matter what variety you plant but more when you plant it. Temperate - Sept to Jan and Cool - Oct to Jan. I tried a heirloom variety and it didn't t...
    in Sweet corn
  • 21 Jul - Mike
    Google "Gramma Pumpkin seeds" and you will find where to buy them. I can't put other company names on here. .
    in Pumpkin
  • 20 Jul - Mike
    What variety of tomato have you planted. No, they will flower as they grow. If it is a bushy type of tomato most of the fruit will ripen at the same time. If it is an indeterminate type of tomato...
    in Tomato
  • 19 Jul - muchaco
    Need to shake the pollen out of the flowers. Probably not many bees around
    in Chilli peppers
  • 19 Jul - Colleen
    What is the best corn variety for Victoria... Gippsland?
    in Sweet corn
  • 19 Jul -
    never heard of this before only leaves are poisonous
    in Rhubarb

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