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Growing Zucchini, also Courgette/Marrow, Summer squash

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19 Aug 17 Kathy Mc (Australia - temperate climate)
I have red capsicum, blackjack zucchini and burpless cucumber. I planted a Dwarf eggplant in a pot. can I plant the others in a raised garden bed now.. Thanks for your help
22 Aug 17 Mike (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
I'm in sub tropical. I have zucchini plants about 4-5 weeks old - planted from seedlings. I have other zucchini plants - from seeds just coming up now. I have the round white cucumbers seeds germinating now also. I have capsicum seeds germinated for 3 weeks or so and they are hardly growing. Temps here in August should be like 10-11 at night and 23-24 in the day. This year we are about 2 degrees above both. Been 28-29 a few days in the last fortnight. Very mild winter. Seeds germinate differently during the year. Quite a few seeds were germinating in 48-72 hrs in early Feb. Now they are taking 7-10 days. All to do with soil temp.
21 Aug 17 Mike (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Read the notes about each plant on this website. Different planting times for each.
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