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Planting in United Kingdom - cool/temperate regions

Planting in February - Gardenate

Broad Beans (also Fava bean) Sow seed
Cabbage Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Carrot Sow seed
Garlic Plant cloves
Jerusalem Artichokes (also Sunchoke) Plant tubers
Peas Sow seed
Radish Sow seed
Snow Peas (also Sugar Peas, Mangetout, Chinese Peas) Sow seed

Planning for March

Amaranth (also Love-lies-bleeding) Sow seed. Plant in greenhouse
Asparagus Plant crowns
Basil Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Beetroot (also Beets) Sow seed
Broad Beans (also Fava bean) Sow seed
Brussels sprouts Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Burdock (also Gobo (Japanese Burdock)) Sow seed
Cabbage Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Cape Gooseberry (also Golden Berry, Inca Berry ) Sow seed
Carrot Sow seed
Celeriac Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Celery Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Under cover
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Corn Salad (also Lamb's lettuce or Mache) Sow seed
Eggplant (also Aubergine) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Jerusalem Artichokes (also Sunchoke) Plant tubers
Kohlrabi Sow seed
Leeks Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Mint (also Garden mint) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Sow seed
Onion Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Parsnip Sow seed
Peas Sow seed
Potato Plant seed potatoes
Radish Sow seed
Shallots (also Eschalots) Sow seed
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Sow seed
Snow Peas (also Sugar Peas, Mangetout, Chinese Peas) Sow seed
Spinach (also English spinach) Sow seed
Spring onions (also Scallions, Bunching onions, Welsh onion) Sow seed
Strawberry Plants Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Turnip Sow seed

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Recent Comments

  • 18 Feb - Pat
    Cover with a board means: place a board on the ground flat over the seeds. Carrot seeds do not need light to germinate. Look under board a couple times a day if possible, until you see first leave...
    in Carrot
  • 16 Feb - Jimmy
    The guide says for my zone, 6A to start eggplant in Feb and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Absolutely a error here. Right now we are 12 weeks out from our last frost date, May 9th. Unless you have a hot ...
    in Eggplant
  • 15 Feb - John spence
    When and how is the best time to plant asparagus seed in zone 7a
    in Asparagus
  • 15 Feb - Liz
    Rot in young flowers usually means that they have not been pollinated. You might have to try hand pollination
    in Zucchini
  • 15 Feb - Liz (Gardenate)
    Young seedlings can be affected by sudden changes of temperature. To prevent this seedtrays are usually kept under cover for a few weeks. Any area which mantains even, frost-free, temperatures 24 ...
    in Cabbage
  • 15 Feb - william
    how to grow pigeon peas in zone 7a
    in Peas
  • 14 Feb - Domanique
    Plant undercover in seed trays (with a dome or other thing like that)
    in Cabbage

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