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Planting in March - Gardenate

Broccoli Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Brussels sprouts Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Cabbage Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Cauliflower Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Celery Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Chilli peppers (also Hot peppers) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Corn Salad (also Lamb's lettuce or Mache) Sow seed
Eggplant (also Aubergine) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Endive Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Leeks Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Lettuce Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Marrow Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Parsnip Sow seed
Peas Sow seed
Pumpkin Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Spring onions (also Scallions, Bunching onions, Welsh onion) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Strawberries (from seeds) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks

Planning for April

Asparagus Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Basil Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Beans - broad beans, fava beans (also Fava bean) Sow seed
Beetroot (also Beets) Sow seed
Broccoli Sow seed
Brussels sprouts Sow seed
Cabbage Sow seed
Carrot Sow seed
Cauliflower Sow seed
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Sow seed
Cucumber Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Endive Sow seed
Garlic Plant cloves
Kale (also Borecole) Sow seed
Kohlrabi Sow seed
Leeks Sow seed
Lettuce Sow seed
Marrow Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Sow seed
Onion Sow seed
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Sow seed
Parsnip Sow seed
Peas Sow seed
Potato Plant seed potatoes
Radish Sow seed
Shallots (also Eschalots) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Sow seed
Snow Peas (also Sugar Peas, Mangetout, Chinese Peas) Sow seed
Spinach (also English spinach) Sow seed
Squash (also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Tomato Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Turnip Sow seed
Zucchini (also Courgette/Marrow, Summer squash) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks

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