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Planting in December - Gardenate

Cape Gooseberry (also Golden Berry, Inca Berry ) Sow seed
Dill Sow seed
Fennel (also Bronze fennel) Sow seed
Florence Fennel (also Finocchio) Sow seed
Luffa (also Loofah, plant sponge) Sow seed
Savory - summer savory (also 'Bean Herb') Sow seed

Planning for January

Basil Sow seed
Beans - climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners) Sow seed
Beans - dwarf (also French beans, Bush beans) Sow seed
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Sow seed
Chilli peppers (also Hot peppers) Sow seed
Coriander (also Cilantro, Chinese parsley) Sow seed
Cucumber Sow seed
Dill Sow seed
Eggplant (also Aubergine) Sow seed
Fennel (also Bronze fennel) Sow seed
Florence Fennel (also Finocchio) Sow seed
Ginger Plant root
Luffa (also Loofah, plant sponge) Sow seed
Marrow Sow seed
NZ Spinach (also Warrigal greens) Sow seed
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Sow seed
Pumpkin Sow seed
Rockmelon (also Canteloupe) Sow seed
Rosella (also Queensland Jam Plant, Roselle) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Savory - summer savory (also 'Bean Herb') Sow seed
Strawberries (from seeds) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Sweet Potato (also Kumara) Plant crowns
Tomato Sow seed
Watermelon Sow seed

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Recent Comments

  • 03 Dec - T & K Gauthier
    After pulling the yacon plant (we only have one), how do we store the rhizomes until spring planting time? We have a high tunnel, but I don't think it would be happy there over winter.
    in Yacon
  • 03 Dec - Anonymous
    When growing dwarf beans it is best to hill the soil up around the stem when they are half grown, this helps support the stems/plants. Have someone help you to hold the plant steady while you hill...
    in Beans - dwarf
  • 03 Dec - Anonymous
    I suggest you go by the planting guide for your climate zone.
    in Carrot
  • 03 Dec - Anonymous
    If you are temperate zone climate - from early Autumn to mid Spring they will germinate.
    in Shallots
  • 02 Dec - Edward
    Please advise whether could grow shallots in Noble Park Victoria and the best time to cultivate. Please also advise me how to find bulbs for cultivation. Thank you.
    in Shallots
  • 02 Dec - Mat B
    Hello, My dwarf beans are flowering and healthy, however they've mostly fallen over... how should I keep these growing up? Thanks.
    in Beans - dwarf
  • 02 Dec - Atlantic
    I planted my seedlings from Walmart seeds in October. 50¢ seeds! Charleston Grey watermelon, think seed spitting as a child, has now gifted me 3 melons that I can see (12.01.20). Ps 50¢ package...
    in Watermelon

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