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Planting in September - Gardenate.com

Amaranth (also Love-lies-bleeding) Plant in garden.
Angelica Plant in garden.
Artichokes (Globe) Plant in garden.
Asparagus Plant in garden.
Asparagus Pea (also Winged bean) Plant in garden.
Basil Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Beans - climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners) Plant in garden.
Beans - dwarf (also French beans, Bush beans) Plant in garden.
Beetroot (also Beets) Plant in garden.
Borage (also Burrage, Bugloss) Plant in garden.
Burdock (also Gobo (Japanese Burdock)) Plant in garden.
Cabbage Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Cape Gooseberry (also Golden Berry, ) Plant in garden.
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Carrot Plant in garden.
Celeriac Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Celery Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Chilli peppers (also Hot peppers) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Chinese cabbage (also Wong bok, wong nga pak) Plant in garden.
Chives (also Garden chives) Plant in garden.
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Coriander (also Cilantro, Chinese parsley) Plant in garden.
Cowpeas (also Black eye peas) Plant in garden.
Cucumber Plant in garden.
Daikon (also Japanese radish, Lo Bok) Plant in garden.
Eggplant (also Aubergine) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Fennel (also Bronze fennel) Plant in garden.
French tarragon Plant in garden.
Horseradish Plant in garden.
Jerusalem Artichokes (also Sunchoke) Plant in garden.
Leeks Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Lemon Balm (also Sweet balm, ) Plant in garden.
Lettuce Plant in garden.
Luffa (also Loofah, plant sponge) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Marrow Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Mint (also Garden mint) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Plant in garden.
NZ Spinach (also Warrigal greens) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Okra (also Ladyfinger, gumbo) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Oregano (also Pot Marjoram) Plant in garden.
Parsnip Plant in garden.
Potato Plant in garden.
Pumpkin Plant in garden.
Radish Plant in garden.
Rhubarb Plant in garden.
Rocket (also Arugula/Rucola) Plant in garden.
Rockmelon (also Canteloupe) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Rosella (also Queensland Jam Plant, Roselle) Plant in garden.
Rosemary Plant in garden.
Sage (also Common Sage) Plant in garden.
Salsify (also Vegetable oyster) Plant in garden.
Savory - summer savory (also 'Bean Herb') Plant in garden.
Savory - winter savory (also Savory) Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Plant in garden.
Spring onions (also Scallions, Bunching onions, Welsh onion) Plant in garden.
Sunflower Plant in garden.
Sweet corn (also maize) Plant in garden.
Sweet Marjoram (also Knotted marjoram) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Sweet Potato/Kumara Plant in garden.
Thyme (also Common thyme) Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Tomato Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Turnip Plant in garden.
Yacon (also Sunroot) Plant in garden.
Yam/Oka (also Oca) Plant in garden.

Planning for October

Amaranth (also Love-lies-bleeding) Plant in garden.
Angelica Plant in garden.
Artichokes (Globe) Plant in garden.
Asparagus Plant in garden.
Asparagus Pea (also Winged bean) Plant in garden.
Basil Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Beans - climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners) Plant in garden.
Beans - dwarf (also French beans, Bush beans) Plant in garden.
Beetroot (also Beets) Plant in garden.
Borage (also Burrage, Bugloss) Plant in garden.
Burdock (also Gobo (Japanese Burdock)) Plant in garden.
Cabbage Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Cape Gooseberry (also Golden Berry, ) Plant in garden.
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Carrot Plant in garden.
Celeriac Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Celery Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Chilli peppers (also Hot peppers) Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Chives (also Garden chives) Plant in garden.
Choko/Chayote (also Chayote squash, christophene, chouchou, mirliton) Plant in garden.
Cowpeas (also Black eye peas) Plant in garden.
Cucumber Plant in garden.
Eggplant (also Aubergine) Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
French tarragon Plant in garden.
Ginger Plant in garden.
Horseradish Plant in garden.
Jerusalem Artichokes (also Sunchoke) Plant in garden.
Lemon Balm (also Sweet balm, ) Plant in garden.
Lettuce Plant in garden.
Luffa (also Loofah, plant sponge) Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Marrow Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Mint (also Garden mint) Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Plant in garden.
NZ Spinach (also Warrigal greens) Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Okra (also Ladyfinger, gumbo) Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Oregano (also Pot Marjoram) Plant in garden.
Potato Plant in garden.
Pumpkin Plant in garden.
Radish Plant in garden.
Rocket (also Arugula/Rucola) Plant in garden.
Rockmelon (also Canteloupe) Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Rosella (also Queensland Jam Plant, Roselle) Plant in garden.
Rosemary Plant in garden.
Sage (also Common Sage) Plant in garden.
Salsify (also Vegetable oyster) Plant in garden.
Savory - summer savory (also 'Bean Herb') Plant in garden.
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Plant in garden.
Squash (also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash) Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Sunflower Plant in garden.
Sweet corn (also maize) Plant in garden.
Sweet Potato/Kumara Plant in garden.
Taro (also Dasheen, cocoyam) Plant in garden.
Thyme (also Common thyme) Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Tomatillo Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Tomato Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Turnip Plant in garden.
Watermelon Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Yacon (also Sunroot) Plant in garden.
Yam/Oka (also Oca) Plant in garden.
Zucchini (also Courgette/Marrow, Summer squash) Plant out (transplant) seedlings.

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Recent comments/tips

  • 02 Sep - Willem Verbruggen
    Hello Sylvia, I hope you were able to grow some witloof. In case you still need some advice, a brief discription for the growing of witloof. Please don't mind my bad writing and grammitcal errors...
    in Chicory
  • 02 Sep - Susannah Oldfield
    Try Eden Seeds for any of your seeds in Australia. They are non-hybrid & organic too.
    in Amaranth
  • 02 Sep - Sarah
    My lovely big bushy plant that gave me spectacular fruit last year has leaves that are all curled up and kind of disease looking. I was hoping for another season out of it, any tips?
    in Capsicum
  • 02 Sep - mary coleman
    i live in the illawarra soil is clay can i grow rhubarb in pots or how do you force it thank you
    in Rhubarb
  • 01 Sep -
    If you are planting now, end of Aug or early Sept. Full sun is great in 7b
    in Kale

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