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Planting in January - Gardenate

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

Planning for February

Artichokes (Globe) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Broccoli Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Cauliflower 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
Eggplant (also Aubergine) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Kale (also Borecole) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Leeks Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Lettuce Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Mint (also Garden mint) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Onion Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Pumpkin Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Spring onions (also Scallions, Bunching onions, Welsh onion) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Strawberries (from seeds) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks

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Recent Comments

  • 24 Jan - chris
    Planted a few grey pumpkin plants, but all seem to be coming on orange. Last season the first 2 on the vine ended up giant orange and the rest were grey. What do we need to do to get just the grey...
    in Pumpkin
  • 23 Jan - Andy Tobbins
    Can I grow Unagi cucumbers in 9a Zone
    in Cucumber
  • 23 Jan - YT
    In Western Sydney, galangal is growing well. Does this indicate ginger could also grow well here as this place seems to be in a climate border zone between sub-tropical and temperate?
    in Ginger
  • 23 Jan - Lance
    Can i start planting ginger in February?
    in Ginger
  • 23 Jan - Tracey Bullen
    I live in Hobart & have had great success with swedes & parsnips in separate beds. Can they be planted in the same bed? Your advice is greatly appreciated. Thanks.
    in Rutabaga
  • 23 Jan - Vickie
    First time growing mini yellow capsicum. There are heaps on the Bush mainly green going to orange. When do I pick them
    in Capsicum
  • 22 Jan - Anonymous
    No Rhonda here in the last 50 comments. Start with good rich free draining soil. Add compost etc before planting. Plant at the recommended time. Water regularly - 3 times a week, longer waterings ...
    in Rosella

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