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Planting in July - Gardenate

Beans - climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners) Sow seed
Beans - dwarf (also French beans, Bush beans) Sow seed
Beetroot (also Beets) Sow seed
Cabbage Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Cape Gooseberry (also Golden Berry, Inca Berry ) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Sow seed
Carrot Sow seed
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Corn Salad (also Lamb's lettuce or Mache) Sow seed
Cucumber Sow seed
Ginger Plant root
Kale (also Borecole) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Marrow Sow seed
Mint (also Garden mint) Sow seed
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Sow seed
Potato Plant seed potatoes
Pumpkin Sow seed
Radish Sow seed
Rockmelon (also Canteloupe) Sow seed
Rutabaga (also Swedes) Sow seed
Shallots (also Eschalots) Sow seed
Squash (also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash) Sow seed
Sweet corn (also maize) Sow seed
Tomato Sow seed
Turnip Sow seed
Zucchini (also Courgette/Marrow, Summer squash) Sow seed

Planning for August

Amaranth (also Love-lies-bleeding) Sow seed
Asparagus Plant crowns
Asparagus Pea (also Winged bean) Sow seed
Beans - climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners) Sow seed
Beans - dwarf (also French beans, Bush beans) Sow seed
Borage (also Burrage, Bugloss) Sow seed
Burdock (also Gobo (Japanese Burdock)) Sow seed
Cape Gooseberry (also Golden Berry, Inca Berry ) Sow seed
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Sow seed
Carrot Sow seed
Chicory (also Witloof, Belgian endive) Sow seed
Chives (also Garden chives) Sow seed
Corn Salad (also Lamb's lettuce or Mache) Sow seed
Cucumber Sow seed
Dill Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Eggplant (also Aubergine) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Endive Sow seed
Ginger Plant root
Jerusalem Artichokes (also Sunchoke) Plant tubers
Leeks Sow seed
Lemon Balm (also Sweet balm, ) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Luffa (also Loofah, plant sponge) Sow seed
Marrow Sow seed
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Sow seed
NZ Spinach (also Warrigal greens) Sow seed
Oregano (also Pot Marjoram) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Parsnip Sow seed
Potato Plant seed potatoes
Pumpkin Sow seed
Radish Sow seed
Rockmelon (also Canteloupe) Sow seed
Rosella (also Queensland Jam Plant, Roselle) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Rutabaga (also Swedes) Sow seed
Sage (also Common Sage) Sow seed
Shallots (also Eschalots) Sow seed
Squash (also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash) Sow seed
Sweet corn (also maize) Sow seed
Sweet Marjoram (also Knotted marjoram) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Tomatillo Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Tomato Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Turnip Sow seed
Zucchini (also Courgette/Marrow, Summer squash) Sow seed

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    Hi Kathryn, I live in North Queensland and was having the exact same problem! Tried growing climbing beans in three different areas of the garden , sunny during April/May, all sprouted fine and th...
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    At what time does it grow in Colorado?
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    We live in Alabama and super new to gardening. Is it too late to start seedlings now?
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    Hi. You can buy little seedlings at Buleen art and garden centre. I just planted my first ones and they were eaten by slugs so Be careful.
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    I'm just next door in Arkansas and will be planting some slips from one in my kitchen today (June 30). We have just enough time before frost to make decent sweet potatoes. You know we can eat th...
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    Corn is a summer crop, should be put in around late oct to dec. lots of water and I think good nutrient
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