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Planting in January - Gardenate

Amaranth (also Love-lies-bleeding) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Asparagus Pea (also Winged bean) Sow seed
Basil Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings
Beans - climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Beans - dwarf (also French beans, Bush beans) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Beetroot (also Beets) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Burdock (also Gobo (Japanese Burdock)) Sow seed
Cape Gooseberry (also Golden Berry, Inca Berry ) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings
Chilli peppers (also Hot peppers) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings
Chives (also Garden chives) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Cucumber Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Eggplant (also Aubergine) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
French tarragon Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Ginger Plant root
Leeks Sow seed
Lettuce Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Luffa (also Loofah, plant sponge) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Marrow Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Okra (also Ladyfinger, gumbo) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Oregano (also Pot Marjoram) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Pumpkin Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Radish Sow seed
Rockmelon (also Canteloupe) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Rosella (also Queensland Jam Plant, Roselle) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Rutabaga (also Swedes) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Salsify (also Vegetable oyster) Sow seed
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Squash (also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Sunflower Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Sweet corn (also corn,maize) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Sweet Potato (also Kumara) Plant crowns
Tomatillo Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Tomato Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Turnip Sow seed
Watermelon Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Zucchini (also Courgette/Marrow, Summer squash) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed

Planning for February

Amaranth (also Love-lies-bleeding) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Asparagus Pea (also Winged bean) Sow seed
Basil Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings
Beans - climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Beans - dwarf (also French beans, Bush beans) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Beetroot (also Beets) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Broccoli Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Burdock (also Gobo (Japanese Burdock)) Sow seed
Cape Gooseberry (also Golden Berry, Inca Berry ) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Carrot Sow seed
Chilli peppers (also Hot peppers) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings
Chives (also Garden chives) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Cucumber Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Eggplant (also Aubergine) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Endive Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Florence Fennel (also Finocchio) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Ginger Plant root
Leeks Sow seed
Lettuce Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Marrow Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Okra (also Ladyfinger, gumbo) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Onion Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Oregano (also Pot Marjoram) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Pak Choy (also Pak choi) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Pumpkin Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Radish Sow seed
Rockmelon (also Canteloupe) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Rosella (also Queensland Jam Plant, Roselle) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Rutabaga (also Swedes) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Salsify (also Vegetable oyster) Sow seed
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Spring onions (also Scallions, Bunching onions, Welsh onion) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Squash (also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Sunflower Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Sweet corn (also corn,maize) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Tomatillo Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Tomato Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Turnip Sow seed
Watermelon Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Zucchini (also Courgette/Marrow, Summer squash) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed

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Recent Comments

  • 17 Jun -
    Go summer rainfall and read all about what is required. Also google a lot about growing in your climate zone.
    in Potato
  • 17 Jun -
    Probability a mistake.
    in Beetroot
  • 16 Jun -
    With mulching and a lot of rain the ground could become very wet and cause the bulbs to rot before germination.
    in Garlic
  • 14 Jun - Maseven makhunga
    I want advice because it my first time to plant the potatoes
    in Potato
  • 13 Jun - Peter
    I have already planted my Garlic and I was looking at bags of Garlic Cloves in my local shop. Reading through the instructions it said "Do not mulch Garlic". Wondering what your thoughts are. I...
    in Garlic
  • 12 Jun - dolores fielding
    Any suggestions for growing strawberries in the tropics. St croix USVI Zone 11. Varieties and source of seeds and plants, soil preparation, sun or shade, fertilizer, pest control, any advice is a...
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  • 12 Jun - Portia
    Can I plant onions in south Africa September month. I'm mpumalanga lowveld nelspruit.
    in Onion

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