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Planting in August - Gardenate

Beans - climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners) Sow seed
Beans - dwarf (also French beans, Bush beans) Sow seed
Broccoli Sow seed
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Sow seed
Cauliflower Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Cowpeas (also Black eye peas, Southern peas) Sow seed
Cucumber Sow seed
Onion Sow seed
Pumpkin Sow seed
Salsify (also Vegetable oyster) Sow seed
Squash (also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash) Sow seed
Tomato Sow seed
Turnip Sow seed
Watermelon Sow seed

Planning for September

Beans - climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners) Sow seed
Beans - dwarf (also French beans, Bush beans) Sow seed
Beetroot (also Beets) Sow seed
Broccoli Sow seed
Brussels sprouts Sow seed
Cape Gooseberry (also Golden Berry, Inca Berry ) Sow seed
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Sow seed
Cauliflower Sow seed
Chinese cabbage (also Wong bok, wong nga pak) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Sow seed
Cucumber Sow seed
Endive Sow seed
Fennel (also Bronze fennel) Sow seed
Florence Fennel (also Finocchio) Sow seed
Kohlrabi Sow seed
Leeks Sow seed
Lettuce Sow seed
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Sow seed
Onion Sow seed
Radish Sow seed
Salsify (also Vegetable oyster) Sow seed
Shallots (also Eschalots) Sow seed
Squash (also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash) Sow seed
Strawberry Plants Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Turnip Sow seed

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Recent Comments

  • 15 Aug - Liz
    You can buy okra seeds from any reputable online seed seller e.g. Egmont Seeds.
    in Okra
  • 14 Aug - Kay Patena
    Where can I get okra. I live in Hamilton New Zealand.
    in Okra
  • 14 Aug - ron
    When and where to buy Rosella Plants
    in Rosella
  • 14 Aug - Robyne
    horseradish I'm looking for a piece to plant if anyone has some please I'm on BOP Ta
    in Horseradish
  • 14 Aug - TONY MCRAE
    I am on the east coast of Tasmania and would like to get hold of some Yacon plants. Does anyone have any available? I can collect north or south of the state. Thanks, Tony.
    in Yacon
  • 14 Aug - Mike
    Shallots are grown from bulbs generally. Where do you live? I have some and live near Bundaberg..
    in Shallots
  • 14 Aug - Mike L
    Perth's climate is the opposite to East Coast - wet winter and dry summer. It says here plant April to June. It takes about 6 mths for garlic to grow. Maybe better to plant May or June - don't ove...
    in Garlic

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