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Planting in South Africa - Dry summer sub-tropical regions

Planting in November - Gardenate

Amaranth (also Love-lies-bleeding) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Angelica Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Artichokes (Globe) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Asparagus Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Asparagus Pea (also Winged bean) Sow seed
Basil 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) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Borage (also Burrage, Bugloss) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Broccoli Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Burdock (also Gobo (Japanese Burdock)) Sow seed
Cabbage Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Cape Gooseberry (also Golden Berry, Inca Berry ) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Cardoon Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Carrot Sow seed
Cauliflower Sow seed
Chilli peppers (also Hot peppers) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Chives (also Garden chives) Sow seed
Choko/Chayote (also Chayote squash, christophene, chouchou, mirliton) Plant tubers
Coriander (also Cilantro, Chinese parsley) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Corn Salad (also Lamb's lettuce or Mache) Sow seed
Cowpeas (also Black eye peas, Southern peas) Sow seed
Cucumber Sow seed
Daikon (also Japanese radish, Lo Bok) Sow seed
Dill Sow seed
Eggplant (also Aubergine) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Fennel (also Bronze fennel) Sow seed
Florence Fennel (also Finocchio) Sow seed
French tarragon Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Ginger Plant root
Lemon Balm (also Sweet balm, ) Sow seed
Luffa (also Loofah, plant sponge) Sow seed
Marrow Sow seed
Mint (also Garden mint) Sow seed
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Sow seed
NZ Spinach (also Warrigal greens) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Okra (also Ladyfinger, gumbo) Sow seed
Oregano (also Pot Marjoram) Sow seed
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Pumpkin Sow seed
Rockmelon (also Canteloupe) Sow seed
Rosella (also Queensland Jam Plant, Roselle) Sow seed
Rosemary Sow seed
Rutabaga (also Swedes) Sow seed
Sage (also Common Sage) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Salsify (also Vegetable oyster) Sow seed
Savory - summer savory (also 'Bean Herb') Sow seed
Savory - winter savory (also Savory) Sow seed
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Squash (also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash) Sow seed
Strawberries (from seeds) Sow seed
Strawberry Plants Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Sunflower Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Sweet corn (also maize) Sow seed
Sweet Marjoram (also Knotted marjoram) Sow seed
Sweet Potato (also Kumara) Plant crowns
Thyme (also Common thyme) Sow seed
Tomatillo Sow seed
Tomato Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Turnip Sow seed
Watermelon Sow seed
Zucchini (also Courgette/Marrow, Summer squash) Sow seed

Planning for December

Angelica Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Artichokes (Globe) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Asparagus Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Basil 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) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Borage (also Burrage, Bugloss) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Broccoli Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Brussels sprouts Sow seed
Cabbage Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Cardoon Sow seed
Cauliflower Sow seed
Chilli peppers (also Hot peppers) Sow seed
Chives (also Garden chives) Sow seed
Choko/Chayote (also Chayote squash, christophene, chouchou, mirliton) Plant tubers
Coriander (also Cilantro, Chinese parsley) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Corn Salad (also Lamb's lettuce or Mache) Sow seed
Cowpeas (also Black eye peas, Southern peas) Sow seed
Dill Sow seed
Eggplant (also Aubergine) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
French tarragon Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Lemon Balm (also Sweet balm, ) Sow seed
Marrow Sow seed
Mint (also Garden mint) Sow seed
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Sow seed
NZ Spinach (also Warrigal greens) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Okra (also Ladyfinger, gumbo) Sow seed
Onion Sow seed
Oregano (also Pot Marjoram) Sow seed
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Potato Plant seed potatoes
Pumpkin Sow seed
Rockmelon (also Canteloupe) Sow seed
Rosella (also Queensland Jam Plant, Roselle) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Rosemary Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Sage (also Common Sage) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Salsify (also Vegetable oyster) Sow seed
Savory - summer savory (also 'Bean Herb') Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Savory - winter savory (also Savory) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Strawberries (from seeds) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Strawberry Plants Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Sunflower Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Sweet corn (also maize) Sow seed
Sweet Marjoram (also Knotted marjoram) Sow seed
Sweet Potato (also Kumara) Plant crowns
Thyme (also Common thyme) Sow seed
Tomatillo Sow seed
Watermelon Sow seed
Zucchini (also Courgette/Marrow, Summer squash) Sow seed

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Recent Comments

  • 14 Nov - Liz
    Some plants produce chemicals in the soil or extensive root systems which affect other plants. The advice is generally to avoid planting curcubits (pumpkins, courgettes etc.) and potatoes together...
    in Pumpkin
  • 14 Nov - Tim Dare
    Hi, I’m curious about the advice not to plant potatoes and pumpkin together. Some sites seem to suggest that the two won’t do well if planted too close together. Is that right? I have a large pot...
    in Pumpkin
  • 14 Nov - Rachael
    Wash well & freeze-u can scrape the skin off with a teaspoon when frozen, or if the skin isn’t an issue, just grate with a box grater or similar
    in Ginger
  • 14 Nov - Deb
    My plant is in a hanging basket..last season just runners......... It's looking good again and growing runners...... Will I ever get fruit ?
    in Strawberry Plants
  • 14 Nov - Another gardener
    Tomatoes planted deep produce more roots up the stem that is in the soil. Caps probably don't meaning the root system is 4-6-8
    in Capsicum
  • 14 Nov - anon
    Look up your climate zone. Then select your crop to plant, then check the calendar when you can plant. Read the notes about growing it.
    in Sunflower
  • 14 Nov - anon
    Try internet seed selling companies.
    in Tomatillo

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