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Planting in May - Gardenate

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) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Strawberry Plants Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Sweet Potato (also Kumara) Plant crowns

Planning for June

Cowpeas (also Black eye peas, Southern peas) Sow seed
Okra (also Ladyfinger, gumbo) Sow seed
Sweet Potato (also Kumara) Plant crowns

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Recent Comments

  • 05 May - Lisa
    My sunflower seedlings are ready to plant outside. Can they withstand a little frost ? Or should I wait to transplant until the end of may
    in Sunflower
  • 05 May - Kamohelo
    I am not sure if I am in semi arid or not but am in botshabelo which is 30 minutes away from Bloemfontein which is free state. I wanted to grow burdock
    in Turnip
  • 05 May - Rolanda
    My collard seeds did germinate but they aren't growing beyond the first set of leaves. What his happening?
    in Collards
  • 04 May - Jen
    can you compost the toxic parts of the plant for use in other parts of garden?
    in Rhubarb
  • 04 May - Anonymous
    I suggest you read some articles about growing them. The bigger the pot the better 18-24
    in Rhubarb
  • 04 May -
    Read the notes here - 10-11 weeks to harvest. Around my place (Queensland Australia sub tropical climate - cool/warm winters) they plant late March early April and start harvesting in June.
    in Strawberry Plants
  • 04 May - Anonymous
    By the planting guide here they are a spring planting and harvest is approx 5 mths later. You are wanting to grow out of season. Frosts will probably kill them. Plants do not grow much in July Aug...
    in Pumpkin

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