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Planting in October - Gardenate

Beans - climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners) Plant in garden.
Beetroot (also Beets) Plant in garden.
Broccoli Plant in garden.
Brussels sprouts Plant in garden.
Cabbage Plant in garden.
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Plant in garden.
Carrot Plant in garden.
Cauliflower Plant in garden.
Celery Plant in garden.
Chilli peppers (also Hot peppers) Plant in garden.
Chinese cabbage (also Wong bok, wong nga pak) Plant in garden.
Chives (also Garden chives) Plant in garden.
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Plant in garden.
Kale (also Borecole) Plant in garden.
Kohlrabi Plant in garden.
Lettuce Plant in garden.
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Plant in garden.
NZ Spinach (also Warrigal greens) Plant in garden.
Onion Plant in garden.
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Plant in garden.
Radish Plant in garden.
Rosemary Plant in garden.
Sage (also Common Sage) Plant in garden.
Shallots (also Eschalots) Plant in garden.
Spinach (also English spinach) Plant in garden.
Strawberry Plants Plant in garden.
Thyme (also Common thyme) Plant in garden.
Turnip Plant in garden.

Planning for November

Asparagus Plant in garden.
Beans - climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners) Plant in garden.
Beetroot (also Beets) Plant in garden.
Broccoli Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Cape Gooseberry (also Golden Berry, Inca Berry ) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Plant in garden.
Carrot Plant in garden.
Cauliflower Plant in garden.
Chilli peppers (also Hot peppers) Plant in garden.
Chives (also Garden chives) Plant in garden.
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Plant in garden.
Kale (also Borecole) Plant in garden.
Kohlrabi Plant in garden.
Lettuce Plant in garden.
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Plant in garden.
NZ Spinach (also Warrigal greens) Plant in garden.
Onion Plant in garden.
Pak Choy (also Pak choi) Plant in garden.
Peas Plant in garden.
Potato Plant in garden.
Radish Plant in garden.
Rocket (also Arugula/Rucola) Plant in garden.
Salsify (also Vegetable oyster) Plant in garden.
Shallots (also Eschalots) Plant in garden.
Spinach (also English spinach) Plant in garden.
Turnip Plant in garden.

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