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Planting in August - Gardenate

Beans - climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners) Plant in garden.
Beetroot (also Beets) Plant in garden.
Broccoli Plant in garden.
Carrot Plant in garden.
Cauliflower Plant in garden.
Chinese cabbage (also Wong bok, wong nga pak) Plant in garden.
Chives (also Garden chives) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Plant in garden.
Cucumber Plant in garden.
Kale (also Borecole) Plant in garden.
Leeks Plant in garden.
Lettuce Plant in garden.
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Plant in garden.
Potato Plant in garden.
Rocket (also Arugula/Rucola) Plant in garden.
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Plant in garden.
Squash (also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash) Plant in garden.
Turnip Plant in garden.

Planning for September

Beans - broad beans, fava beans (also Fava bean) Plant in garden.
Beetroot (also Beets) Plant in garden.
Cabbage Plant in garden.
Carrot Plant in garden.
Chicory (also Witloof, Belgian endive) Plant in garden.
Chives (also Garden chives) Plant in garden.
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Plant in garden.
Daikon (also Japanese radish, Lo Bok) Plant in garden.
Horseradish Plant in garden.
Kohlrabi Plant in garden.
Leeks Plant in garden.
Lettuce Plant in garden.
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Plant in garden.
Onion Plant in garden.
Radish Plant in garden.
Rocket (also Arugula/Rucola) Plant in garden.
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Plant in garden.
Snow Peas (also Sugar Peas, Mangetout, Chinese Peas) Plant in garden.
Spinach (also English spinach) Plant in garden.
Strawberry Plants Plant in garden.
Turnip Plant in garden.

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