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Planting in Canada - Zone 8a Mild Temperate regions

Planting in September - Gardenate

Angelica Sow seed
Carrot Sow seed
Chicory (also Witloof, Belgian endive) Sow seed
Chinese cabbage (also Wong bok, wong nga pak) Sow seed
Chives (also Garden chives) Sow seed
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Sow seed
Coriander (also Cilantro, Chinese parsley) Sow seed
Corn Salad (also Lamb's lettuce or Mache) Sow seed
Dill Sow seed
Endive Sow seed
Garlic Plant cloves
Horseradish Plant crowns
Kale (also Borecole) Sow seed
Lettuce Sow seed
Mint (also Garden mint) Sow seed
Mizuna (also Japanese Greens, Mitzuna, Mibuna) Sow seed
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Sow seed
Pak Choy (also Pak choi) Sow seed
Potato Plant seed potatoes
Radish Sow seed
Rocket (also Arugula/Rucola) Sow seed
Rutabaga (also Swedes) 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
Spring onions (also Scallions, Bunching onions, Welsh onion) Sow seed

Planning for October

Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Sow seed
Corn Salad (also Lamb's lettuce or Mache) Sow seed
Dill Sow seed
Garlic Plant cloves
Kale (also Borecole) Sow seed
Lettuce Sow seed
Mint (also Garden mint) Sow seed
Mizuna (also Japanese Greens, Mitzuna, Mibuna) Sow seed
Pak Choy (also Pak choi) Sow seed
Radish Sow seed
Rocket (also Arugula/Rucola) Sow seed
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Sow seed
Spinach (also English spinach) Sow seed

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Recent Comments

  • 18 Sep - allan clark
    can an artichoke be broken or cut into several pieces to be able to plant more?
    in Jerusalem Artichokes
  • 17 Sep - Mike
    Read the notes here about when to plant, how long it takes from planting to harvest. Probably can grow in most places. Animals if hungry will probably eat them. How big the flower grows will depen...
    in Sunflower
  • 17 Sep - Mike
    Look up the internet.
    in Sunflower
  • 17 Sep - Mike
    I wouldn't worry about the raised beds so much - good draining soil required. Small plants need small regular daily watering - shallow roots. Bigger plants a good watering each 2-3 days. Water ar...
    in Zucchini
  • 17 Sep - Mike
    Probably not being pollinated by bees. Female flower is only open for a day or so and generally shut by lunch. Read up about hand pollinating.
    in Zucchini
  • 17 Sep - Mike
    The older varieties when the skin would start to go yellow the fruit would come away from the vine easy. It would be fully ripe in a few days. Some of the newer ones don't turn yellow. How long to...
    in Rockmelon
  • 17 Sep - Mike
    They are perennial but more so in semi tropical areas. They do not like the cold. Google and read up about it.
    in Capsicum

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