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Asparagus Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from 24 months
Basil Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from June
Beetroot
(also Beets)
Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Broccoli Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Brussels sprouts Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from July
Cabbage Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from June
Cape Gooseberry
(also Golden Berry, )
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from July
Capsicum
(also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from June
Carrot Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Cauliflower Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from August
Celeriac Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from July
Celery Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from August
Chicory
(also Witloof, Belgian endive)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from August
Chilli peppers
(also Hot peppers)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from June
Chives
(also Garden chives)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from June
Collards
(also Collard greens, Borekale)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from June
Coriander
(also Cilantro, Chinese parsley)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from May
Corn Salad
(also Lamb's lettuce or Mache)
Plant in garden. Harvest from May
Eggplant
(also Aubergine)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from July
Endive Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from June
Fennel
(also Bronze fennel)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from July
Florence Fennel
(also Finocchio)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from July
French tarragon Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from May
Horseradish Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Kale
(also Borecole)
Plant in garden. Harvest from May
Leeks Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from July
Lettuce Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from June
Marrow Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from July
Mizuna
(also Japanese Greens, Mitzuna, Mibuna)
Plant in garden. Harvest from May
Mustard greens
(also gai choy)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from May
NZ Spinach
(also Warrigal greens)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from June
Okra
(also Ladyfinger, gumbo)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from July
Onion Plant in garden. Harvest from October
Oregano
(also Pot Marjoram)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from May
Pak Choy
(also Pak choi)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from May
Parsley
(also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from June
Peas Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Pumpkin Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from July
Radish Plant in garden. Harvest from May
Rocket
(also Arugula/Rucola)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from May
Rockmelon
(also Canteloupe)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from June
Savory - winter savory
(also Savory)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from May
Shallots
(also Eschalots)
Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Silverbeet
(also Swiss Chard or Mangold)
Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Snow Peas
(also Sugar Peas, Mangetout, Chinese Peas)
Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Squash
(also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from June
Strawberries (from seeds) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from 12 months
Thyme
(also Common thyme)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from February
Tomatillo Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from June
Tomato Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from June
Turnip Plant in garden. Harvest from May
Zucchini
(also Courgette/Marrow, Summer squash)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from May

Planting in April

Artichokes (Globe) Plant in garden. Harvest from January
Basil Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Beetroot
(also Beets)
Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Broccoli Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Cabbage Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Capsicum
(also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers)
Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Cardoon Plant in garden. Harvest from January
Carrot Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Cauliflower Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Chicory
(also Witloof, Belgian endive)
Plant in garden. Harvest from September
Chives
(also Garden chives)
Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Collards
(also Collard greens, Borekale)
Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Coriander
(also Cilantro, Chinese parsley)
Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Cowpeas
(also Black eye peas)
Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Endive Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Fennel
(also Bronze fennel)
Plant out (transplant) seedlings. Harvest from July
Florence Fennel
(also Finocchio)
Plant out (transplant) seedlings. Harvest from July
French tarragon Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Horseradish Plant in garden. Harvest from September
Jerusalem Artichokes
(also Sunchoke)
Plant in garden. Harvest from September
Kale
(also Borecole)
Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Kohlrabi Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Leeks Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Lemon Balm
(also Sweet balm, Bee balm (USA))
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from July
Lettuce Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Luffa
(also Loofah, plant sponge)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from August
Marrow Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from August
Mint
(also Garden mint)
Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Mustard greens
(also gai choy)
Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Onion Plant in garden. Harvest from November
Oregano
(also Pot Marjoram)
Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Pak Choy
(also Pak choi)
Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Parsley
(also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley)
Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Peas Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Potato Plant in garden. Harvest from September
Radish Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Rhubarb Plant in garden. Harvest from 12 months
Rocket
(also Arugula/Rucola)
Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Rockmelon
(also Canteloupe)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from July
Rosemary Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from 12 months
Sage
(also Common Sage)
Plant in garden. Harvest from 18 months
Salsify
(also Vegetable oyster)
Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Savory - summer savory
(also 'Bean Herb')
Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Savory - winter savory
(also Savory)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from June
Silverbeet
(also Swiss Chard or Mangold)
Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Snow Peas
(also Sugar Peas, Mangetout, Chinese Peas)
Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Spinach
(also English spinach)
Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Spring onions
(also Scallions, Bunching onions, Welsh onion)
Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Squash
(also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash)
Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Thyme
(also Common thyme)
Plant in garden. Harvest from March
Tomato Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Turnip Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Yam/Oka
(also Oca)
Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Zucchini
(also Courgette/Marrow, Summer squash)
Plant in garden. Harvest from June

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