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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
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
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
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 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
Winter Savory
(also Savory)
Plant in garden. Harvest from June
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

Artichokes (Globe) Plant out (transplant) seedlings. Harvest from February
Asparagus Pea
(also Winged bean)
Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Basil Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Beans - dwarf
(also French beans, Bush beans)
Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Chilli peppers
(also Hot peppers)
Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Cowpeas
(also Black eye peas)
Plant in garden. Harvest from September
Cucumber Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Dill Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Endive 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
Okra
(also Ladyfinger, gumbo)
Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Parsley
(also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley)
Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Parsnip Plant in garden. Harvest from October
Pumpkin Plant in garden. Harvest from September
Sage
(also Common Sage)
Plant in garden. Harvest from 18 months
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
Sweet corn
(also maize)
Plant in garden. Harvest from September
Sweet Marjoram
(also Knotted marjoram)
Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Sweet Potato/Kumara Plant in garden. Harvest from September
Tomato Plant in garden. Harvest from July
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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