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Planting in September - Gardenate

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, Inca 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, Southern 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 (also 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, Inca 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, Southern 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 (also 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

  • 29 Sep - Michael
    you can grow purple carrots anytime of the year.
    in Carrot
  • 29 Sep - Michael
    plant carrots with onions. the fly is attracted to the carrot smell and powerful smell of onions confuses them.
    in Carrot
  • 29 Sep - Andrea
    Try Lifestyle Garden Centre off Byers Naude Drive in Randburg. They sometimes have more usual veggies and fruits as well as herbs. You should be able to Google them and get their contact details. ...
    in Artichokes (Globe)
  • 29 Sep - Lynne
    My newly planted bush beans are being eaten by something I put pet friendly snail bait what do I do please. ?
    in Beans - dwarf
  • 29 Sep - chris
    No they are of the same family, try changing the soil around and giving fresh soil to the bed , then planting.
    in Potato
  • 29 Sep - Kirsten
    I ordered mine from Daley's Nursery - www.daleysfruit.com.au
    in Horseradish
  • 29 Sep - Jess Balser
    You can order it from ebay under the name corn salad. Same we grow in germany and grows great here in NSW.
    in Corn Salad

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