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Planting in December - Gardenate

Basil Sow seed
Cowpeas (also Black eye peas, Southern peas) Sow seed
Rosella (also Queensland Jam Plant, Roselle) Sow seed
Sweet Potato (also Kumara) Plant crowns

Planning for January

Basil Sow seed
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Sow seed
Sweet corn (also maize) Sow seed
Sweet Potato (also Kumara) Plant crowns

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Recent comments/tips

  • 18 Sep - Cynthia
    I peel and grate the celeriac in then sautee in a skillet for a replacement of potato hash browns.
    in Celeriac
  • 18 Sep - Andrew
    What types of amaranth grow in radford Virginia
    in Amaranth
  • 18 Sep - Irene kerford
    Beef steak does not have hardly any seed in them
    in Tomato
  • 18 Sep - John Hann
    I have trouble with germination in seed trays.Any tips ? Much appreciated.Thanks P.S I have a hothouse
    in Celeriac
  • 17 Sep - Tony
    As the garlic profile says above, planting time was autumn. Pay attention to the saying: "Plant on the shortest day and harvest on the longest".
    in Garlic
  • 17 Sep - Julie
    I have been growing one rhubarb crown in a pot for 12 months. The stalks are very thin but tasty. Just bought a much bigger pot & some compost to replant it into. Should I put the pot up on bricks...
    in Rhubarb
  • 17 Sep - Margaret
    Hi Peter, I have had a similar problem with tree roots invading my vege beds. I put so much effort into making my soil rich and friable and next door's Pittosporum trees enjoy it all!!!! I have ...
    in Beans - climbing

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