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Planting in December - Gardenate

Nothing much to plant this month. You can read gardening books and plan the garden!

Planning for January

Celeriac 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.
Chicory (also Witloof, Belgian endive) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.

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Recent comments/tips

  • 06 Dec - Narelle
    I've been trying to get some seeds to germinate, without success. Do you have any advice, please? Perhaps I just need to be more patient, though - had them in a heated propagator for a couple of w...
    in Sunflower
  • 06 Dec - Tom
    I planted Snow Peas early November, and I'm not getting much growth and are slightly yellow at base of stem. I'm getting flowers and fruit but not many. What can i do to get them to grow better, t...
    in Snow Peas
  • 05 Dec - Julie
    I picked my first capsicum they looked fine on the outside but when i cut them they were full of small maggots what should i do.
    in Capsicum
  • 05 Dec - lucy piejko
    My coriander has really shot up like a bush but full of flowers - how do i get it back to normal as the leaves are not growing
    in Coriander
  • 05 Dec - Heather Sterling
    I really would like to obtain some of the purple climbing bean (Blue Peter?) seeds. They also had scarlet flowers . I last grew them almost 50 years ago and have been looking for them on and off e...
    in Beans - climbing
  • 05 Dec - John
    In southern climates they can be left in the ground until early Spring. I hope someone from the sub-tropics sees you question and can answer better.
    in Leeks
  • 05 Dec - John
    I don't think it would make any difference as sunchokes are very tough and can be invasive if left. Any small tubers left in the ground will sprout next season. A lot of sunchokes I have seen are ...
    in Jerusalem Artichokes

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