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Planting in February - Gardenate

Amaranth (also Love-lies-bleeding) Sow seed
Artichokes (Globe) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Asparagus Plant crowns
Basil Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Beans - climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners) Sow seed
Beans - dwarf (also French beans, Bush beans) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Beetroot (also Beets) Sow seed
Borage (also Burrage, Bugloss) Sow seed
Cape Gooseberry (also Golden Berry, Inca Berry ) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Cardoon Sow seed
Carrot Sow seed
Celeriac Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Chilli peppers (also Hot peppers) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Sow seed
Coriander (also Cilantro, Chinese parsley) Sow seed
Daikon (also Japanese radish, Lo Bok) Sow seed
Dill Sow seed
Eggplant (also Aubergine) Sow seed
Endive Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Fennel (also Bronze fennel) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Florence Fennel (also Finocchio) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
French tarragon Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Ginger Plant root
Kohlrabi Sow seed
Leeks Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Lettuce Sow seed
Luffa (also Loofah, plant sponge) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Marrow Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Mustard greens (also gai choy) 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 undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Peas Sow seed
Potato Plant seed potatoes
Pumpkin Sow seed
Radish Sow seed
Rocket (also Arugula/Rucola) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Rockmelon (also Canteloupe) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Rosemary Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Savory - summer savory (also 'Bean Herb') Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
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
Sunflower Sow seed
Sweet corn (also corn,maize) Sow seed
Sweet Marjoram (also Knotted marjoram) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Sweet Potato (also Kumara) Plant crowns
Thyme (also Common thyme) Sow seed
Tomatillo Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Tomato Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Turnip Sow seed
Zucchini (also Courgette/Marrow, Summer squash) Sow seed

Planning for March

Asparagus Pea (also Winged bean) Sow seed
Basil Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Beans - dwarf (also French beans, Bush beans) Sow seed
Beetroot (also Beets) Sow seed
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Celeriac Sow seed
Chilli peppers (also Hot peppers) Sow seed
Choko/Chayote (also Chayote squash, christophene, chouchou, mirliton) Plant tubers
Coriander (also Cilantro, Chinese parsley) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Cucumber Sow seed
Eggplant (also Aubergine) Sow seed
Endive Sow seed
Fennel (also Bronze fennel) Sow seed
Florence Fennel (also Finocchio) Sow seed
Leeks Sow seed
Lettuce Sow seed
Luffa (also Loofah, plant sponge) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Marrow Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Sow seed
Okra (also Ladyfinger, gumbo) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Oregano (also Pot Marjoram) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Pumpkin Sow seed
Radish Sow seed
Rocket (also Arugula/Rucola) Sow seed
Rockmelon (also Canteloupe) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Rosella (also Queensland Jam Plant, Roselle) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Rosemary Sow seed
Savory - summer savory (also 'Bean Herb') Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Shallots (also Eschalots) Sow seed
Squash (also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash) Sow seed
Sweet corn (also corn,maize) Sow seed
Sweet Potato (also Kumara) Plant crowns
Thyme (also Common thyme) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Tomato Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Turnip Sow seed
Zucchini (also Courgette/Marrow, Summer squash) Sow seed

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