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Planting in April - Gardenate

Beans - broad beans, fava beans (also Fava bean) Plant in garden.
Beetroot (also Beets) Plant in garden.
Broccoli Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Brussels sprouts Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Burdock (also Gobo (Japanese Burdock)) Plant in garden.
Cabbage Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Carrot Plant in garden.
Cauliflower Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Chives (also Garden chives) Plant in garden.
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Corn Salad (also Lamb's lettuce or Mache) Plant in garden.
Endive Plant in garden.
Florence Fennel (also Finocchio) Plant in garden.
Garlic Plant in garden.
Kale (also Borecole) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Kohlrabi Plant in garden.
Leeks Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Lettuce Plant in garden.
Mizuna (also Japanese Greens, Mitzuna, Mibuna) Plant in garden.
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Plant in garden.
Onion Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
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.
Peas Plant in garden.
Radish Plant in garden.
Rocket (also Arugula/Rucola) Plant in garden.
Rutabaga (also Swedes) Plant in garden.
Shallots (also Eschalots) 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.
Turnip Plant in garden.

Planning for May

Beans - broad beans, fava beans (also Fava bean) Will need supports if windy weather
Brussels sprouts Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Cabbage Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Carrot Plant in garden.
Cauliflower Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Chives (also Garden chives) Plant in garden.
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Corn Salad (also Lamb's lettuce or Mache) Plant in garden.
Florence Fennel (also Finocchio) Plant in garden.
Garlic Plant in garden.
Kale (also Borecole) Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Kohlrabi Plant in garden.
Leeks Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Lettuce Plant in garden.
Mizuna (also Japanese Greens, Mitzuna, Mibuna) Plant in garden.
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Plant in garden.
Onion 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.
Peas Plant in garden.
Radish Plant in garden.
Rocket (also Arugula/Rucola) Plant in garden.
Shallots (also Eschalots) 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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Recent comments/tips

  • 27 Apr - Monique
    Ok,, I live in zone 9A and I'm trying to grown basil. No matter where or how I try to grow it it dies. Looks like it's getting burnt when I plant it outside. How much should I water it or how ofte...
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  • 27 Apr - David Donald
    Hi Jim I am in Hobart and have some growing. I have happy to share some if you can let me know by email where you are.
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  • 27 Apr - David Donald
    Hi I have some plants growing. I am happy to share if I can get a piece to you. I am in Hobart.
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    I have some plants. If you email me I am happy to share some tubers. I am in Hobart but can probably get some to Launceston.
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  • 26 Apr - John
    Yes you can. I have done it but the biggest challenge is to keep them moist enough so you don't get any setbacks. I used 400 mm (16") diameter plastic tubs.
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