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Planting in February - Gardenate

Amaranth (also Love-lies-bleeding) Sow seed
Asparagus Pea (also Winged bean) Sow seed
Beans - climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners) Sow seed
Beans - dwarf (also French beans, Bush beans) Sow seed
Beetroot (also Beets) 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 ) Sow seed
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Sow seed
Carrot Sow seed
Chilli peppers (also Hot peppers) Sow seed
Chives (also Garden chives) Sow seed
Cucumber Sow seed
Eggplant (also Aubergine) Sow seed
Leeks Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Lettuce Sow seed
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Sow seed
Okra (also Ladyfinger, gumbo) Sow seed
Onion Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Oregano (also Pot Marjoram) Sow seed
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Sow seed
Pumpkin Sow seed
Radish Sow seed
Rosella (also Queensland Jam Plant, Roselle) Sow seed
Rutabaga (also Swedes) Sow seed
Salsify (also Vegetable oyster) Sow seed
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Sow seed
Squash (also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash) Sow seed
Sunflower Sow seed
Sweet corn (also maize) Sow seed
Turnip Sow seed
Zucchini (also Courgette/Marrow, Summer squash) Sow seed

Planning for March

Amaranth (also Love-lies-bleeding) Sow seed
Asparagus Pea (also Winged bean) Sow seed
Beans - broad beans, fava beans (also Fava bean) Sow seed
Beans - climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners) Sow seed
Beans - dwarf (also French beans, Bush beans) Sow seed
Beetroot (also Beets) Sow seed
Burdock (also Gobo (Japanese Burdock)) Sow seed
Cabbage Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Cape Gooseberry (also Golden Berry, Inca Berry ) Sow seed
Carrot Sow seed
Cauliflower Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Celeriac Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Celery Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Chilli peppers (also Hot peppers) Sow seed
Chives (also Garden chives) Sow seed
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Cucumber Sow seed
Dill Sow seed
Endive Sow seed
Florence Fennel (also Finocchio) Sow seed
Kale (also Borecole) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Kohlrabi Sow seed
Leeks Sow seed
Lettuce Sow seed
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Sow seed
Oregano (also Pot Marjoram) Sow seed
Pak Choy (also Pak choi) Sow seed
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Sow seed
Radish Sow seed
Rocket (also Arugula/Rucola) Sow seed
Rosella (also Queensland Jam Plant, Roselle) Sow seed
Rutabaga (also Swedes) Sow seed
Salsify (also Vegetable oyster) Sow seed
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Sow seed
Spring onions (also Scallions, Bunching onions, Welsh onion) Sow seed
Sunflower Sow seed
Turnip Sow seed

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