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Amaranth
(also Love-lies-bleeding)
Plant in garden. Harvest from June
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
Beans - dwarf
(also French beans, Bush beans)
Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Beetroot
(also Beets)
Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Borage
(also Burrage, Bugloss)
Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Broccoli Plant in garden. Harvest from May
Cabbage Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Cape Gooseberry
(also Golden Berry, )
Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Capsicum
(also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers)
Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Cardoon Plant in garden. Harvest from December
Carrot Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Cauliflower Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Celeriac Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Celery Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Chives
(also Garden chives)
Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Collards
(also Collard greens, Borekale)
Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Coriander
(also Cilantro, Chinese parsley)
Plant in garden. Harvest from May
Corn Salad
(also Lamb's lettuce or Mache)
Plant in garden. Harvest from May
Cowpeas
(also Black eye peas)
Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Cucumber Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from June
Daikon
(also Japanese radish, Lo Bok)
Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Eggplant
(also Aubergine)
Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Endive Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Fennel
(also Bronze fennel)
Plant out (transplant) seedlings. Harvest from June
Florence Fennel
(also Finocchio)
Plant out (transplant) seedlings. Harvest from June
French tarragon Plant in garden. Harvest from May
Garlic Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Jerusalem Artichokes
(also Sunchoke)
Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Kale
(also Borecole)
Plant in garden. Harvest from May
Kohlrabi Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Leeks Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from July
Lemon Balm
(also Sweet balm, Bee balm (USA))
Plant in garden. Harvest from May
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
Mustard greens
(also gai choy)
Plant in garden. Harvest from May
NZ Spinach
(also Warrigal greens)
Plant in garden. Harvest from June
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)
Plant in garden. Harvest from May
Parsley
(also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley)
Plant in garden. Harvest from May
Parsnip Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from August
Peas Plant in garden. Harvest from June
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)
Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Rosemary Plant in garden. Harvest from 12 months
Savory - summer savory
(also 'Bean Herb')
Plant in garden. Harvest from May
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 May
Spinach
(also English spinach)
Plant in garden. Harvest from May
Squash
(also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from June
Sunflower Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Sweet corn
(also maize)
Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Sweet Marjoram
(also Knotted marjoram)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from June
Thyme
(also Common thyme)
Plant in garden. Harvest from February
Tomatillo Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Tomato Plant out (transplant) seedlings. Harvest from May
Turnip Plant in garden. Harvest from May
Watermelon Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Yacon
(also Sunroot)
Plant in garden. Harvest from October
Yam/Oka
(also Oca)
Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Zucchini
(also Courgette/Marrow, Summer squash)
Plant in garden. 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
Brussels sprouts Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Cape Gooseberry
(also Golden Berry, )
Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Capsicum
(also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers)
Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Celeriac Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Celery Plant in garden. Harvest from September
Chilli peppers
(also Hot peppers)
Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Chives
(also Garden chives)
Plant in garden. Harvest from June
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 June
Dill Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Endive Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Fennel
(also Bronze fennel)
Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Florence Fennel
(also Finocchio)
Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Horseradish Plant in garden. Harvest from September
Leeks Plant in garden. Harvest from August
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 July
Mint
(also Garden mint)
Plant in garden. Harvest from July
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
Parsley
(also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley)
Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Parsnip Plant in garden. Harvest from September
Pumpkin Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from August
Rockmelon
(also Canteloupe)
Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Rosemary Plant in garden. Harvest from 12 months
Sage
(also Common Sage)
Plant in garden. Harvest from 18 months
Savory - summer savory
(also 'Bean Herb')
Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Savory - winter savory
(also Savory)
Plant in garden. Harvest from June
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 August
Sunflower Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Sweet corn
(also maize)
Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Sweet Potato/Kumara Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Thyme
(also Common thyme)
Plant in garden. Harvest from February
Tomatillo Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Tomato Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Watermelon Plant in garden. Harvest from July
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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