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Planting in August - Gardenate

Beans - broad beans, fava beans (also Fava bean) Sow seed
Cabbage Sow seed
Chives (also Garden chives) Sow seed
Radish Sow seed
Rocket (also Arugula/Rucola) Sow seed
Rutabaga (also Swedes) Sow seed
Spinach (also English spinach) Sow seed
Turnip Sow seed

Planning for September

Beans - broad beans, fava beans (also Fava bean) Sow seed
Cabbage Sow seed
Garlic Plant cloves
Shallots (also Eschalots) Sow seed
Spinach (also English spinach) Sow seed
Turnip Sow seed

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Recent Comments

  • 20 Aug - Mike
    Also when planting new runner plants - trim most of the leaves off - but leave a couple of the newer small leaves in the middle. And most important - where the leaves come out of the plant, is the...
    in Strawberry Plants
  • 20 Aug - Mike
    A run down on growing strawberries in sub tropical areas. You should start with fresh stock from nursery or online etc. Plant them early to mid April - some shops will sell plants anytime of the y...
    in Strawberry Plants
  • 20 Aug - Mike
    From seed to a crown 1.5 to 2
    in Asparagus
  • 20 Aug - Mike
    Sounds like someone took it. Should have picked it Sat - they will ripen up inside once they start showing some colour.
    in Tomato
  • 20 Aug - Mike
    Look up the internet for how much sunlight vegies need. You can find a table that shows this. Some need 4 some 6 some 8 hours. Most plants need quite a lot of sunlight - otherwise you end up with ...
    in Basil
  • 19 Aug - Jane
    Hello. On Saturday I had a nice round red tomato. I thought, 'I'll pick that tomorrow,' and promptly forgot about it. Last night (Sunday) I was out late after dark checking my vege gardens. I reme...
    in Tomato
  • 19 Aug - Mike
    Read up on the internet.
    in Asparagus

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