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Planting in August - Gardenate

Beans - climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners) Sow seed
Broccoli Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Cabbage Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Celery Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Chives (also Garden chives) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Cowpeas (also Black eye peas, Southern peas) Sow seed
Cucumber Sow seed
Eggplant (also Aubergine) Sow seed
Leeks Sow seed
Onion Sow seed
Pumpkin Sow seed
Squash (also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash) Sow seed
Sweet corn (also maize) Sow seed
Turnip Sow seed
Watermelon Sow seed

Planning for September

Beans - broad beans, fava beans (also Fava bean) 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) Sow seed
Broccoli Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Cabbage Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Sow seed
Chilli peppers (also Hot peppers) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Chinese cabbage (also Wong bok, wong nga pak, napa cabbage) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Chives (also Garden chives) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Sow seed
Cucumber Sow seed
Eggplant (also Aubergine) Sow seed
Endive Sow seed
Kale (also Borecole) Sow seed
Leeks Sow seed
Lettuce Sow seed
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Sow seed
Onion Sow seed
Radish Sow seed
Shallots (also Eschalots) Sow seed
Squash (also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash) Sow seed
Strawberry Plants Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Sweet corn (also maize) Sow seed
Tomato Sow seed
Turnip Sow seed
Watermelon Sow seed

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Recent Comments

  • 25 Aug - A. K.
    Where can I get the winged beans seeds in South Africa?
    in Asparagus Pea
  • 25 Aug - Jason
    Could be birds. Do you get bower birds in your area? They are very clever and will even eat chillies. We had an area fenced all around with stiff plastic mesh and fine bird netting on top, but som...
    in Tomato
  • 25 Aug - Gordon
    Can i grow chokos in Cairns in a pot do i need two ive planted them in a pot using potting mix do i have to water them Thank you
    in Choko/Chayote
  • 25 Aug - Maxie
    I have yams ready and available to grow
    in Yam/Oka
  • 24 Aug - D, Daireaire
    Hello nice people I am mad about cabbage and would like to grow it all year round. Can you advise me which varieties to grow for each season please? Thankyou
    in Cabbage
  • 24 Aug - Natalia
    I want to know the fertilizer recommendation(Including major and minor elements) of cowpea in sub-tropical, Australia. I lived in Armidale, NSW and I am going to grow cowpea. If I have a chance, ...
    in Cowpeas
  • 24 Aug - Sandy
    So, I grew yam successfully, can I keep some and them replant them?
    in Yam/Oka

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