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Planting in March - Gardenate

Amaranth (also Love-lies-bleeding) Sow seed
Beans - broad beans, fava beans (also Fava bean) Sow seed
Beetroot (also Beets) Sow seed
Broccoli Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Brussels sprouts Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Burdock (also Gobo (Japanese Burdock)) Sow seed
Cabbage Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Carrot 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
Coriander (also Cilantro, Chinese parsley) Sow seed
Daikon (also Japanese radish, Lo Bok) 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 Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Lettuce Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Mizuna (also Japanese Greens, Mitzuna, Mibuna) 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
Rutabaga (also Swedes) Sow seed
Salsify (also Vegetable oyster) Sow seed
Shallots (also Eschalots) Sow seed
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Sow seed
Spinach (also English spinach) Sow seed
Turnip Sow seed

Planning for April

Beans - broad beans, fava beans (also Fava bean) Sow seed
Beetroot (also Beets) Sow seed
Broccoli Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Brussels sprouts Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Burdock (also Gobo (Japanese Burdock)) Sow seed
Cabbage Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Carrot Sow seed
Cauliflower Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Chives (also Garden chives) Sow seed
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Corn Salad (also Lamb's lettuce or Mache) Sow seed
Endive Sow seed
Florence Fennel (also Finocchio) Sow seed
Garlic Plant cloves
Kale (also Borecole) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Kohlrabi 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) Sow seed
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Sow seed
Onion Plant out (transplant) seedlings
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
Peas Sow seed
Radish Sow seed
Rocket (also Arugula/Rucola) Sow seed
Rutabaga (also Swedes) Sow seed
Shallots (also Eschalots) Sow seed
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Sow seed
Snow Peas (also Sugar Peas, Mangetout, Chinese Peas) Sow seed
Spinach (also English spinach) Sow seed
Turnip Sow seed

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