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Planting in New Zealand - cool/mountain regions

Planting in July - Gardenate

Mustard greens (also gai choy) Sow seed
Onion Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Peas Sow seed
Radish Sow seed
Shallots (also Eschalots) Sow seed
Spinach (also English spinach) Sow seed

Planning for August

Broad Beans (also Fava bean) Sow seed
Cabbage Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Kohlrabi Sow seed
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Sow seed
NZ Spinach (also Warrigal greens) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Peas Sow seed
Radish Sow seed
Rutabaga (also Swedes) Sow seed
Shallots (also Eschalots) Sow seed
Snow Peas (also Sugar Peas, Mangetout, Chinese Peas) Sow seed
Spinach (also English spinach) Sow seed
Strawberries (from seeds) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks

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Recent Comments

  • 20 Jul - Janene
    I’ve seen these potato varieties recommended online for zone 8 Irish Cobbler Red Pontiac Yukon Gold Caribe Cranberry Red Norchip Kennebec
    in Potato
  • 19 Jul - Chris
    it's a bit late for a second crop now
    in Peas
  • 19 Jul - Chris
    Spring is best
    in Artichokes (Globe)
  • 18 Jul - Robert
    I grew Ashley cucumbers, and got between 15 to 18 fruit per plant.
    in Cucumber
  • 18 Jul - CANDY
    CAN I SOW SEEDS NOW IN A POT AS I AM A A BALCONY PLANTER- THANKYOU
    in Lettuce
  • 17 Jul - Clifford Slater
    What potatoes can you grow in zone 8a in july/Aug.
    in Potato
  • 16 Jul - Glen Vanderwalt
    Hi, I would like to know where in South Africa I can find black ginger plant root to grow ,hoping for some advice.
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