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Planting in October - Gardenate

Garlic Plant cloves. 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.

Planning for November

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

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    What varieties of cabbage should I plant now?
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    I want to know how best l can grow water melons in Summer under irrigation.
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    Same problem here this year; beautiful leaves, taking over the area on my balcony....but all male flowers!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I know with tomatoes you have to get the temperature to drop low enough...
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    My gooseberries have been growing in a pot since autumn and have fruited now. Can I transplant them now in spring or should I wait for cooler weather?
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    Michelle, I purchased my plant from Kahikatea Farm in the Hawkes Bay.
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    I’m a newbie at growing strawberries. If I cover them for protection from the birds, won’t that interfere with insects being able to pollenate the flowers?
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  • 30 Sep - Michael
    If you let the pods drop and they split, the seed may germinate in the next few weeks. Best to collect the dried pods before they fall and collect/store the seed for when you want to use them. Kee...
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