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Planting in September - Gardenate

Basil Plant in garden.
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Plant in garden.
Cowpeas (also Black eye peas, Southern peas) Plant in garden.
Ginger Plant in garden.
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Plant in garden.
Okra (also Ladyfinger, gumbo) Plant in garden.
Sweet corn (also maize) Plant in garden.
Sweet Potato (also Kumara) Plant in garden.
Taro (also Dasheen, cocoyam) Plant in garden.

Planning for October

Basil Plant in garden.
Cowpeas (also Black eye peas, Southern peas) Plant in garden.
Ginger Plant in garden.
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Plant in garden.
Rosella (also Queensland Jam Plant, Roselle) Plant in garden.
Sweet corn (also maize) Plant in garden.
Sweet Potato (also Kumara) Plant in garden.

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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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