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Planting in August - Gardenate

Broad Beans (also Fava bean) Sow seed
Cabbage Sow seed
Chives (also Garden chives) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
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

Broad Beans (also Fava bean) Sow seed
Cabbage Sow seed
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.
Shallots (also Eschalots) Sow seed
Spinach (also English spinach) Sow seed
Turnip Sow seed

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    when should i plant plants in St.louis mo. for fall Cauliflower and Broccoli for fall harvest. Thank you
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    Last season our gooseberries suffered a lot from the potato beetle. What biological / organic solutions are there for the effective control or even prevention thereof? If no effective biological s...
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  • 14 Aug - Ray
    I tried growing napa cabbage in summer, winter and spring for 2 years. germinated quickly 3-5 days if the soil is kept moist. The problem is, the never the core never coil to form a ball and start...
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    Can I plant sunflower seeds in mid August to get fall sunflowers .? I live in zone 7 b ,I grow them first in side and plant outside .
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    Hi Jaime, my kids enjoy eating the flowers and we dig the excess plants into the soil as a green manure as borage comes from the same family as comfrey.
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  • 13 Aug - John
    So you let it soak in boiling water until water cool?
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  • 13 Aug - Peter Chapman
    My cabbage are wilting. I have not watered them for months as I am on the Central Coast of NSW and we have had plenty of rain. The plants are mulched and I am wondering if they are holding too m...
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