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Planting in Canada - Zone 8a Mild Temperate regions

Planting in October - Gardenate

Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Sow seed
Corn Salad (also Lamb's lettuce or Mache) Sow seed
Dill Sow seed
Garlic Plant cloves
Kale (also Borecole) Sow seed
Lettuce Sow seed
Mint (also Garden mint) Sow seed
Mizuna (also Japanese Greens, Mitzuna, Mibuna) Sow seed
Pak Choy (also Pak choi) Sow seed
Radish Sow seed
Rocket (also Arugula/Rucola) Sow seed
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Sow seed
Spinach (also English spinach) Sow seed

Planning for November

Garlic Plant cloves

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Recent comments/tips

  • 16 Oct - Deana weston
    Is there anyone that has any yam plants for sale or seeds. Or does anyone know where to buy them from regards Deana weston
    in Yam/Oka
  • 16 Oct - Lewis
    Oops! I meant I planted them in early June!! Thanks
    in Cauliflower
  • 16 Oct - Mike
    It does say plant straight into the garden. A general rule I use is - if a very small/small seed use a pot or seed tray. If seed is bigger then straight into the garden. A small seed (cabbage/lett...
    in Kohlrabi
  • 16 Oct - Mike
    Depending on where you live - I wouldn't leave them in the ground if a chance of rain/heavy rain - they would rot. We are having the wettest Oct on record where I live. Maybe store in a box with s...
    in Yacon
  • 16 Oct - Mike
    You could probably grow tomatoes all year round. Maybe better to plant some good strong seedlings - like about 6-9" tall. Next year plant a bit earlier. I transplanted some small seedlings out 2 d...
    in Tomato
  • 15 Oct - Mike
    If the plants are quite small try transplanting them into the trench. Make sure you keep as much soil around the roots as possible. - like use a shovel and place them in the trench carefully so no...
    in Potato
  • 15 Oct - Mike
    Maybe pick some - say half. My mother grew it when I was young. Last year I picked asparagus for 6 weeks and I feel I could have picked it for 3 mths.
    in Rhubarb

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