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Planting in April - Gardenate

Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Sow seed
Rockmelon (also Canteloupe) Sow seed
Watermelon Sow seed

Planning for May

Rockmelon (also Canteloupe) Sow seed
Watermelon Sow seed

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