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Planting in May - Gardenate

Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Plant in garden.
Chilli peppers (also Hot peppers) Plant in garden.
Cowpeas (also Black eye peas, Southern peas) Plant in garden.
Cucumber Plant in garden.
Eggplant (also Aubergine) Plant in garden.
Marrow Plant in garden.
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Plant in garden.
Parsnip Plant in garden.
Rockmelon (also Canteloupe) Plant in garden.
Strawberries (from seeds) Plant out (transplant) seedlings.
Strawberry Plants Plant in garden.
Sweet corn (also maize) Plant in garden.
Sweet Potato (also Kumara) Plant in garden.

Planning for June

Cowpeas (also Black eye peas, Southern peas) Plant in garden.
Okra (also Ladyfinger, gumbo) Plant in garden.
Sweet Potato (also Kumara) Plant in garden.

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Recent comments/tips

  • 29 Apr - Ben
    Why can't you plant near peas or beans? If they are growing upwards and spring onions are at the base but a bit off their root system would that help growing close or it just a i don't like growi...
    in Spring onions
  • 29 Apr - Angie
    Hi Where can I purchase the yacon plant? I live in Canberra Thanks Angie
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  • 29 Apr - Fouad
    Where can I buy yacon seeds or bulbs
    in Yacon
  • 29 Apr - danny
    what causes the the leaves to go powder like and kills the vine on the choko
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  • 28 Apr - John
    Basil is normally easy to grow. Normally you would plant it in your area from April to July.It doesn't like frost but, as it is a soft herb it doesn't like extreme heat and drying winds either. Tr...
    in Basil
  • 28 Apr - Jo
    Plant purple-podded peas the same as you would other peas; between autumn and early spring as they are a cool season crop
    in Peas
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    How do they look like as a.plant
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