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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
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
Summer savory
(also 'Bean Herb')
Plant in garden. Harvest from June
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
Winter Savory
(also Savory)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from June
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

Planting in May

Amaranth
(also Love-lies-bleeding)
Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Artichokes (Globe) Plant out (transplant) seedlings. Harvest from February
Basil Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Beans - climbing
(also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners)
Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Beans - dwarf
(also French beans, Bush beans)
Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Cape Gooseberry
(also Golden Berry, )
Plant in garden. Harvest from September
Capsicum
(also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers)
Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Celeriac Plant in garden. Harvest from September
Celery Plant in garden. Harvest from September
Chilli peppers
(also Hot peppers)
Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Chives
(also Garden chives)
Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Coriander
(also Cilantro, Chinese parsley)
Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Cowpeas
(also Black eye peas)
Plant in garden. Harvest from September
Cucumber Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Dill Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Eggplant
(also Aubergine)
Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Endive Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Fennel
(also Bronze fennel)
Plant in garden. Harvest from September
Florence Fennel
(also Finocchio)
Plant in garden. Harvest from September
French tarragon Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Kohlrabi Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Leeks Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Luffa
(also Loofah, plant sponge)
Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Marrow Plant in garden. Harvest from September
Mint
(also Garden mint)
Plant in garden. Harvest from August
NZ Spinach
(also Warrigal greens)
Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Okra
(also Ladyfinger, gumbo)
Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Oregano
(also Pot Marjoram)
Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Parsley
(also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley)
Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Parsnip Plant in garden. Harvest from October
Pumpkin Plant in garden. Harvest from September
Rockmelon
(also Canteloupe)
Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Rosemary Plant in garden. Harvest from 12 months
Sage
(also Common Sage)
Plant in garden. Harvest from 18 months
Spring onions
(also Scallions, Bunching onions, Welsh onion)
Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Squash
(also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash)
Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Strawberries (from seeds) Plant in garden. Harvest from 12 months
Strawberry Plants Plant in garden. Harvest from September
Summer savory
(also 'Bean Herb')
Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Sunflower Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Sweet corn
(also maize)
Plant in garden. Harvest from September
Sweet Potato/Kumara Plant in garden. Harvest from September
Thyme
(also Common thyme)
Plant in garden. Harvest from March
Tomatillo Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Tomato Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Watermelon Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Winter Savory
(also Savory)
Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Zucchini
(also Courgette/Marrow, Summer squash)
Plant in garden. Harvest from July

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