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Planting in February - Gardenate.com

Amaranth (also Love-lies-bleeding) Plant in garden.
Beans - dwarf (also French beans, Bush beans) Plant in garden.
Beetroot (also Beets) Plant in garden.
Broccoli Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Brussels sprouts Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Burdock (also Gobo (Japanese Burdock)) Plant in garden.
Carrot Plant in garden.
Cauliflower Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Chives (also Garden chives) Plant in garden.
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Cucumber Plant in garden.
Endive Plant in garden.
Florence Fennel (also Finocchio) Plant in garden.
Kohlrabi Plant in garden.
Leeks Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Lettuce Plant in garden.
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Plant in garden.
Onion Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Oregano (also Pot Marjoram) Plant in garden.
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Plant in garden.
Radish Plant in garden.
Rosella (also Queensland Jam Plant, Roselle) Plant in garden.
Rutabaga (also Swedes) Plant in garden.
Salsify (also Vegetable oyster) Plant in garden.
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Plant in garden.
Turnip Plant in garden.

Planning for March

Amaranth (also Love-lies-bleeding) Plant in garden.
Beans - broad beans, fava beans (also Fava bean) Plant in garden.
Beetroot (also Beets) Plant in garden.
Broccoli Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Brussels sprouts Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Burdock (also Gobo (Japanese Burdock)) Plant in garden.
Cabbage Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Carrot Plant in garden.
Chives (also Garden chives) Plant in garden.
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Coriander (also Cilantro, Chinese parsley) Plant in garden.
Daikon (also Japanese radish, Lo Bok) Plant in garden.
Endive Plant in garden.
Florence Fennel (also Finocchio) Plant in garden.
Kale (also Borecole) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Kohlrabi Plant in garden.
Leeks Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Lettuce Plant in garden.
Mizuna (also Japanese Greens, Mitzuna, Mibuna) Plant in garden.
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Plant in garden.
Oregano (also Pot Marjoram) Plant in garden.
Pak Choy (also Pak choi) Plant in garden.
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Plant in garden.
Radish Plant in garden.
Rocket (also Arugula/Rucola) Plant in garden.
Rutabaga (also Swedes) Plant in garden.
Salsify (also Vegetable oyster) Plant in garden.
Shallots (also Eschalots) Plant in garden.
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Plant in garden.
Spinach (also English spinach) Plant in garden.
Turnip Plant in garden.

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Recent comments/tips

  • 08 Feb - Sue
    I'm grew watermelon in my garden, it started growing but now the leaves are turning from green to yellowish brown. Does it need a lot of water or not , please let me know.
    in Watermelon
  • 08 Feb - Max
    my Oxheart tomatoes have worms inside them but no entry point how is this possible. It's frustrating as I'm throwing out a lot. Is there something I can do to avoid this /
    in Tomato
  • 07 Feb - Penny
    Too tall and leafy usually means too much nitrogen (i.e. richness, fertility). See later comments re ash, minerals etc.
    in Tomato
  • 07 Feb - Brett Davey
    Once you harvest, discard the remainder of the plant as it only produces one cauliflower
    in Cauliflower
  • 06 Feb - barry rowcliffe
    do mealybug in the ground effect onions,if so what remedy is there. thanks
    in Onion

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