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Planting in April - Gardenate

Basil Sow seed
Beans - dwarf (also French beans, Bush beans) Sow seed
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Sow seed
Cowpeas (also Black eye peas, Southern peas) Sow seed
Cucumber Sow seed
Leeks Sow seed
Lettuce Sow seed
Luffa (also Loofah, plant sponge) Sow seed
Marrow Sow seed
Okra (also Ladyfinger, gumbo) Sow seed
Onion Sow seed
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Sow seed
Rockmelon (also Canteloupe) Sow seed
Squash (also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash) Sow seed
Strawberries (from seeds) Sow seed
Strawberry Plants Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Sweet Potato (also Kumara) Plant crowns
Tomato Sow seed
Watermelon Sow seed

Planning for May

Basil Sow seed
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Sow seed
Cowpeas (also Black eye peas, Southern peas) Sow seed
Rockmelon (also Canteloupe) Sow seed
Strawberries (from seeds) Sow seed
Strawberry Plants Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Sweet Potato (also Kumara) Plant crowns

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Recent Comments

  • 22 Apr - Robyn Vaughan
    When I lived at the Mid North coast of NSW my asparagus didn't die down until May/Jun, when it became quite cold. Leave it be as these fronds are putting energy into the base and to cut them will ...
    in Asparagus
  • 22 Apr - Robyn
    Depends what climate zone you live in, what type they are and if you have cold conditions and frost. They probably germinated due to the warmth of the compost so if they are in a warm sheltered po...
    in Pumpkin
  • 21 Apr - Mulysa
    Not such a dumb question, we are SA temperate and depending where you are in it can have a 4 to 8 week difference on sowing and harvesting times. Through experiance over 10 years we have learned...
    in Rosella
  • 21 Apr - liz Burke
    hello catherine. i live in the yarra valley of victoria and, at the end of last year i planted a piece of supermarket ginger. i'm not a great gardener but have managed to produce some plants fro...
    in Ginger
  • 21 Apr - Geoffrey Wilson
    I have tried to grow tomatoes at Palm Beach Gold Coast for many years. They will grow nicely up to when they start to form fruit and then the bush starts dying off from the bottom up until there...
    in Tomato
  • 20 Apr - Michelle
    I have grown some asparagus from seeds and they are about two inches high. I really want to plant them in the garden now (because I remember to water my veggie garden but often forget to water the...
    in Asparagus
  • 20 Apr - Derek R
    I have just lifted a fantastic crop of leeks. They grew so easily which I didn’t expect through the summer months but so happy they did. Would it be ok to replant leeks in the same soil for win...
    in Leeks

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