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Planting in August - Gardenate

Beans - broad beans, fava beans (also Fava bean) Plant in garden.
Cabbage Plant in garden.
Cauliflower Plant in garden.
Chives (also Garden chives) Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Plant in garden.
Garlic Garlic can overwinter. Cover with a good layer of mulch . In areas where frost persists into March/ April, expect to harvest your garlic in June/July.
Kale (also Borecole) Plant in garden.
Rocket (also Arugula/Rucola) Plant in garden.
Rutabaga (also Swedes) Plant in garden.
Spinach (also English spinach) Plant in garden.
Turnip Plant in garden.

Planning for September

Cabbage Plant in garden.
Garlic Garlic can overwinter. Cover with a good layer of mulch . In areas where frost persists into March/ April, expect to harvest your garlic in June/July.
Shallots (also Eschalots) Plant in garden.
Spinach (also English spinach) Plant in garden.

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    We just put a piece of the ginger root from the supermarket. Does OK.
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    green harvest Maleny has them ! have you tried their very tasty close relation Cossack pineapple also at green harvest - we are Dayboro so climate similar
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    Hi, I need to get burdock seedlings. WHere can I find them in the greater DUrban region.
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    A friend just told me you dig them in just before they flower, If that helps, Frank.
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