Keep your kitchen garden growing - see what to plant right now

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Planting in December -

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

  • 01 Dec - Aaron
    Collette, i live in the hills too and planted an old knob of ginger from woolies in a pot in October. It's only just started shooting now so yeah we can do it. How well it grows may be another iss...
    in Ginger
  • 01 Dec - jessica
    Are ground coffee good for the winged bean does it do any harm to the plant,
    in Asparagus Pea
  • 30 Nov - John Boundy
    we have had 5 or six years growing in Canberra. In past, got an Australian Purple and kept saving the biggest bilbs. last year, added Monaro red from Bredbo, seemed ok not as large but we had a ...
    in Garlic
  • 30 Nov -
    place the runners in pots now to regrow, do u have any idea how old the plants are coz after a few years u get less berries and they dont taste as good, if u dont want to plant more cut the runner...
    in Strawberry Plants
  • 29 Nov - Garden of Earthy Treasures
    There were a few days of very hot weather in October which has made my uncovered carrots go straight to seed but the ones growing with some cover and next to a water tank (cool thermal source) are...
    in Carrot

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