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Planting in April - Gardenate

Amaranth (also Love-lies-bleeding) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Beans - dwarf (also French beans, Bush beans) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Beetroot (also Beets) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Broad Beans (also Fava bean) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Broccoli Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Burdock (also Gobo (Japanese Burdock)) Sow seed
Cabbage Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Carrot Sow seed
Cauliflower Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings
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
Chicory (also Witloof, Belgian endive) 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
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Coriander (also Cilantro, Chinese parsley) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Daikon (also Japanese radish, Lo Bok) Sow seed
Dill Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Endive Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Florence Fennel (also Finocchio) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Garlic Plant cloves
Horseradish Plant crowns
Kale (also Borecole) Sow seed
Kohlrabi Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Leeks Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Lettuce Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Mizuna (also Japanese Greens, Mitzuna, Mibuna) 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
Onion Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Oregano (also Pot Marjoram) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Pak Choy (also Pak choi) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Peas Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Radish Sow seed
Rocket (also Arugula/Rucola) Sow seed
Rutabaga (also Swedes) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Shallots (also Eschalots) Sow seed
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Snow Peas (also Sugar Peas, Mangetout, Chinese Peas) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Spinach (also English spinach) Sow seed
Spring onions (also Scallions, Bunching onions, Welsh onion) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Strawberries (from seeds) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Strawberry Plants Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Sunflower Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Turnip Sow seed

Planning for May

Beetroot (also Beets) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Broad Beans (also Fava bean) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Broccoli Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Burdock (also Gobo (Japanese Burdock)) Sow seed
Cabbage Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings
Carrot Sow seed
Cauliflower Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Celeriac Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Celery Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Chicory (also Witloof, Belgian endive) 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
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Coriander (also Cilantro, Chinese parsley) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Dill Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Endive Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Florence Fennel (also Finocchio) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Garlic Plant cloves
Kale (also Borecole) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Kohlrabi Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Lettuce Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Mizuna (also Japanese Greens, Mitzuna, Mibuna) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Onion Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Oregano (also Pot Marjoram) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Pak Choy (also Pak choi) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Peas Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Potato Plant seed potatoes
Radish Sow seed
Rocket (also Arugula/Rucola) Sow seed
Rutabaga (also Swedes) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Shallots (also Eschalots) Sow seed
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Snow Peas (also Sugar Peas, Mangetout, Chinese Peas) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Spinach (also English spinach) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Spring onions (also Scallions, Bunching onions, Welsh onion) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
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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    I planted about a dozen shallot bulbs 3 months ago in a slightly raised bed in partial shade Waited for them to start flowering then died back. Today I dug them up and they had not developed shal...
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    Read the notes here about when to harvest.
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    Hope you planted them the right time of the year, suitable to your climate zone. Raise them in seed raising mixture, keep damp but not soaking wet.
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    Thank you, Bobbi, this information is a great encouragement for leaving my eggplant over winter in Austin area.
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