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Angelica Plant in garden. Harvest from 18 months
Artichokes (Globe) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from February
Asparagus Plant in garden. Harvest from 24 months
Basil Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from June
Beetroot
(also Beets)
Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Broccoli Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Brussels sprouts Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Cabbage Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Capsicum
(also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from June
Carrot Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Cauliflower Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Celeriac Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from July
Chilli peppers
(also Hot peppers)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from June
Chives
(also Garden chives)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from June
Collards
(also Collard greens, Borekale)
Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Coriander
(also Cilantro, Chinese parsley)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from May
Eggplant
(also Aubergine)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from July
Endive Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from June
Fennel
(also Bronze fennel)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from July
Florence Fennel
(also Finocchio)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from July
French tarragon Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from May
Garlic Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Horseradish Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Kale
(also Borecole)
Plant in garden. Harvest from May
Leeks Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from July
Lemon Balm
(also Sweet balm, Bee balm (USA))
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from June
Lettuce Plant in garden. Harvest from May
Luffa
(also Loofah, plant sponge)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from July
Marrow Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from July
Mizuna
(also Japanese Greens, Mitzuna, Mibuna)
Plant in garden. Harvest from May
Mustard greens
(also gai choy)
Plant in garden. Harvest from May
Okra
(also Ladyfinger, gumbo)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from July
Onion Plant in garden. Harvest from October
Oregano
(also Pot Marjoram)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from May
Parsley
(also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from June
Parsnip Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from August
Peas Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Potato Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Pumpkin Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from July
Radish Plant in garden. Harvest from May
Rockmelon
(also Canteloupe)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from June
Rosemary Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from 12 months
Sage
(also Common Sage)
Plant in garden. Harvest from 18 months
Salsify
(also Vegetable oyster)
Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Savory - winter savory
(also Savory)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from May
Shallots
(also Eschalots)
Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Silverbeet
(also Swiss Chard or Mangold)
Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Snow Peas
(also Sugar Peas, Mangetout, Chinese Peas)
Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Spinach
(also English spinach)
Plant in garden. Harvest from May
Spring onions
(also Scallions, Bunching onions, Welsh onion)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from June
Squash
(also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from June
Strawberries (from seeds) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from 12 months
Strawberry Plants Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Sweet corn
(also maize)
Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Thyme
(also Common thyme)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from February
Tomato Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from June
Turnip Plant in garden. Harvest from May
Watermelon Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from June
Yam/Oka
(also Oca)
Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Zucchini
(also Courgette/Marrow, Summer squash)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from May

Planting in April

Amaranth
(also Love-lies-bleeding)
Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Asparagus Pea
(also Winged bean)
Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Basil Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Beans - climbing
(also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners)
Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Beans - dwarf
(also French beans, Bush beans)
Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Borage
(also Burrage, Bugloss)
Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Cape Gooseberry
(also Golden Berry, )
Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Capsicum
(also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers)
Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Cardoon Plant in garden. Harvest from January
Cauliflower Plant in garden. Harvest from September
Celeriac Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Chicory
(also Witloof, Belgian endive)
Plant out (transplant) seedlings. Harvest from September
Chives
(also Garden chives)
Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Coriander
(also Cilantro, Chinese parsley)
Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Cowpeas
(also Black eye peas)
Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Cucumber Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Daikon
(also Japanese radish, Lo Bok)
Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Dill Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Eggplant
(also Aubergine)
Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Endive Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Fennel
(also Bronze fennel)
Plant out (transplant) seedlings. Harvest from July
Florence Fennel
(also Finocchio)
Plant out (transplant) seedlings. Harvest from July
French tarragon Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Jerusalem Artichokes
(also Sunchoke)
Plant in garden. Harvest from September
Kohlrabi Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Leeks Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Lemon Balm
(also Sweet balm, Bee balm (USA))
Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Luffa
(also Loofah, plant sponge)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from August
Marrow Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Mint
(also Garden mint)
Plant in garden. Harvest from June
NZ Spinach
(also Warrigal greens)
Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Okra
(also Ladyfinger, gumbo)
Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Oregano
(also Pot Marjoram)
Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Parsnip Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from September
Peas Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Pumpkin Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from August
Rockmelon
(also Canteloupe)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from July
Rosemary Plant in garden. Harvest from 12 months
Sage
(also Common Sage)
Plant in garden. Harvest from 18 months
Salsify
(also Vegetable oyster)
Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Savory - summer savory
(also 'Bean Herb')
Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Savory - winter savory
(also Savory)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from June
Silverbeet
(also Swiss Chard or Mangold)
Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Snow Peas
(also Sugar Peas, Mangetout, Chinese Peas)
Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Spinach
(also English spinach)
Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Squash
(also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash)
Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Strawberry Plants Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Sunflower Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Sweet corn
(also maize)
Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Sweet Marjoram
(also Knotted marjoram)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from July
Sweet Potato/Kumara Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Thyme
(also Common thyme)
Plant in garden. Harvest from March
Tomatillo Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Tomato Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Watermelon Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Yacon
(also Sunroot)
Plant in garden. Harvest from November
Yam/Oka
(also Oca)
Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Zucchini
(also Courgette/Marrow, Summer squash)
Plant in garden. Harvest from June

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