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Planting in May - Gardenate

Beetroot (also Beets) Sow seed
Broad Beans (also Fava bean) Sow seed
Broccoli Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Burdock (also Gobo (Japanese Burdock)) Sow seed
Cabbage Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Carrot Sow seed
Cauliflower Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Celery Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Chinese cabbage (also Wong bok, wong nga pak, napa cabbage) Sow seed
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Endive Sow seed
Garlic Plant cloves
Jerusalem Artichokes (also Sunchoke) Plant tubers
Kale (also Borecole) Sow seed
Kohlrabi Sow seed
Leeks Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Lettuce Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Sow seed
Onion Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Pak Choy (also Pak choi) Sow seed
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Sow seed
Parsnip Sow seed
Peas Sow seed
Radish Sow seed
Rocket (also Arugula/Rucola) Sow seed
Rutabaga (also Swedes) Sow seed
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Snow Peas (also Sugar Peas, Mangetout, Chinese Peas) Sow seed
Spinach (also English spinach) Sow seed
Strawberries (from seeds) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Strawberry Plants Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Thyme (also Common thyme) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Turnip Sow seed

Planning for June

Artichokes (Globe) Sow seed
Asparagus Plant crowns
Beetroot (also Beets) Sow seed
Broad Beans (also Fava bean) Sow seed
Broccoli Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Cabbage Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Carrot Sow seed
Cauliflower Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Chicory (also Witloof, Belgian endive) Sow seed
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Dill Sow seed
Endive Sow seed
Garlic Plant cloves
Horseradish Plant crowns
Jerusalem Artichokes (also Sunchoke) Plant tubers
Kale (also Borecole) Sow seed
Kohlrabi Sow seed
Lemon Balm (also Sweet balm, ) Sow seed
Lettuce Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Mint (also Garden mint) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Sow seed
Onion Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Pak Choy (also Pak choi) Sow seed
Parsnip Sow seed
Peas Sow seed
Radish Sow seed
Rutabaga (also Swedes) Sow seed
Sage (also Common Sage) Sow seed
Savory - winter savory (also Savory) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Snow Peas (also Sugar Peas, Mangetout, Chinese Peas) Sow seed
Spinach (also English spinach) Sow seed
Strawberries (from seeds) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Strawberry Plants Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Turnip Sow seed

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    Update: May 11: My fava flowers are turning into beans; already a couple of dozen beans with many of the other flowers on route to becoming beans. I overwintered this crop; starting in August a...
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    look up the internet, usually a chilli garlic mix soap mix.
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    Read the notes here, www.gardenate.com/plant/Onion?zone=22
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    Shade cloth houses will make the plants thin and weak. It says to plant later in the year.
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    Can I grow ginger in enclosed environment, like tunnels and shade cloth houses
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    try spraying regularly with copper, also good for rust.
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    How many month it takes Africans best onion
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