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Planting in October - 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 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.

Planning for November

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.
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.
Cucumber Plant in garden.
Eggplant (also Aubergine) Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
French tarragon Plant in garden.
Ginger 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.
Pumpkin Plant in garden.
Radish Plant in garden.
Rockmelon (also Canteloupe) Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Rosella (also Queensland Jam Plant, Roselle) Plant in garden.
Sage (also Common Sage) Plant in garden.
Salsify (also Vegetable oyster) 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 Marjoram (also Knotted marjoram) Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
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.
Yam/Oka (also Oca) Plant in garden.
Zucchini (also Courgette/Marrow, Summer squash) Plant out (transplant) seedlings.

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Recent comments/tips

  • 28 May - toya
    If your lucky you can find some at local garden places for tipu which you can grow out of the kumara tubers by place half of it into water.. they should grow stems/vines which you can snap off & p...
    in Sweet Potato
  • 28 May - John
    Hello Anabela, It's good to hear some successes and good results from gardeners. More food bearing trees and shrubs should be planted as it is fun to just go out and pick something that you've gro...
    in Cape Gooseberry
  • 27 May - Anne
    I live in Bathurst NSW when would I plant okra
    in Okra
  • 27 May - Mike
    People say to plant tomatoes in a deep hole. Another options is to hill the plant up with soil as it grows. I do this with beans corn and tomatoes.
    in Tomato
  • 27 May - Mike
    Just let them keep growing and see what happens.
    in Tomato
  • 27 May - Mike
    Search around the internet to find a guide for planting in your region. A lot of veggies have different planting times depending on where you live in Aussie.
    in Tomato
  • 27 May - Mike
    The guide says don't plant until August. That might apply in southern parts of Aussie or cold places but if you don't have frosts you can plant now. I live where it gets down to 5-6-7 C in Winter ...
    in Potato

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