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Planting in April - Gardenate

Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Sow seed
Marrow Sow seed
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Sow seed
Sweet Potato (also Kumara) Plant crowns

Planning for May

Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Sow seed
Sweet Potato (also Kumara) Plant crowns

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Recent comments/tips

  • 25 Apr - hennie
    peas are a cool summer crop , and can be grown in autum , they are cold hardy , but not frost resistant , they generaly do well straight through the year.
    in Peas
  • 25 Apr - Jene
    Its my first time trying to grow asparagus as i love this vegetable and would like to know its sensitivity to wind and sun? I live in kzn
    in Asparagus
  • 25 Apr - Mike
    The roundup would have to come in contact with the leaves of the garlic to do it any damage.
    in Garlic
  • 24 Apr - Rast
    Hi.. You can get Okra from fruit and vegetables shops around jhb.. I get mine from Soweto diepkloof square Mall. It's good for diabetes.. And many other stuff.. Try it
    in Okra
  • 24 Apr - Mike
    When the yield drops off and fruit are becoming small, time to pull them out. A plant only has a limited cycle. A crop may take 12 weeks until it bears and then produce for 4-6 weeks and then that...
    in Capsicum
  • 24 Apr - Mike
    I'm no expert - I have been growing them for 3 yrs. The new spears shoot in early Spring. So do not trim them now. I made the mistake of cutting them in late July last year and I had a very poor c...
    in Asparagus
  • 24 Apr - Daniel Barresi
    Has anyone used a weedecide such as roundup prior to garlic emerging?
    in Garlic

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