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Planting in March for the New Zealand - cool/mountain zone

EASY Beetroot Sow in garden.   Harvesting from April - May
EASY Broad beans
(also Fava bean)
Sow in garden.   Harvesting from May - August
EASY Broccoli Grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks.   Harvesting from April - June
EASY Brussels sprouts Grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks.   Harvesting from May - June
EASY Cabbage Grow in seed trays and plant out in 4 weeks.   Harvesting from May - June
  Cauliflower Grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks.   Harvesting from June - August
EASY Chives Sow in garden.   Harvesting from April - May
EASY Collards
(also Collard greens, Borekale)
Grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks.   Harvesting from April - May
EASY Endive Sow in garden.   Harvest from May.
EASY Florence Fennel
(also Finocchio)
Sow in garden.   Harvesting from June - July
EASY Kale
(also Borecole)
Grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks.   Harvesting from April - May
EASY Kohlrabi Sow in garden.   Harvesting from April - May
EASY Leeks Grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks.   Harvesting from June - July
EASY Lettuce Sow in garden, or start in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks..   Harvesting from April - May
EASY Mitzuna
(also Japanese Greens, )
Sow in garden.   Harvest from April.
EASY Mustard greens
(also gai choy)
Sow in garden.   Harvesting from April - May
EASY Onion Grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks.   Harvesting from August - November
  Oregano Sow in garden, or start in seed trays.   Harvest when plant reaches the flowering stage
EASY Pak Choy Sow in garden.   Harvesting from April - May
EASY Parsley (herb)
(also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley)
Sow in garden.   Harvesting from May - July
EASY Radish Sow in garden.   Harvest from April.
EASY Rocket
(also Arugula/Rucola)
Sow in garden.   Harvesting from March - April
EASY Salsify
(also Vegetable oyster)
Sow in garden.   Harvesting from June - August
EASY Shallots
(also Eschalots)
Plant small bulblets, with stem just showing above ground.   Harvesting from May - June
EASY Silverbeet
(also Swiss Chard or Mangold)
Sow in garden.   Harvesting from April - May
EASY Spinach
(also English spinach)
Sow in garden.   Harvesting from April - May
EASY Swedes
(also Rutabagas)
Sow in garden.   Harvesting from May - June
EASY Turnip Sow in garden.   Harvesting from April - May

Preparing for April

EASY Beetroot Sow in garden.   Harvesting from April - May
EASY Broad beans
(also Fava bean)
Sow in garden.   Harvesting from May - August
EASY Broccoli Grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks.   Harvesting from April - June
EASY Brussels sprouts Grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks.   Harvesting from May - June
EASY Cabbage Grow in seed trays and plant out in 4 weeks.   Harvesting from May - June
  Cauliflower Grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks.   Harvesting from June - August
EASY Chives Sow in garden.   Harvesting from April - May
EASY Collards
(also Collard greens, Borekale)
Grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks.   Harvesting from April - May
EASY Corn Salad
(also Lamb's lettuce or Mache)
Sow in garden.   Harvesting from April - May
EASY Garlic Cloves.   Harvesting from June - September
EASY Kale
(also Borecole)
Grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks.   Harvesting from April - May
EASY Lettuce Sow in garden, or start in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks..   Harvesting from April - May
EASY Mitzuna
(also Japanese Greens, )
Sow in garden.   Harvest from April.
EASY Mustard greens
(also gai choy)
Sow in garden.   Harvesting from April - May
EASY Onion Grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks.   Harvesting from August - November
EASY Pak Choy Sow in garden.   Harvesting from April - May
EASY Parsley (herb)
(also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley)
Sow in garden.   Harvesting from May - July
EASY Peas Sow in garden.   Harvest from May.
EASY Radish Sow in garden.   Harvest from April.
EASY Shallots
(also Eschalots)
Plant small bulblets, with stem just showing above ground.   Harvesting from May - June
EASY Snow Peas
(also Sugar Peas, Mangetout, Chinese Peas)
Sow in garden.   Harvesting from May - June
EASY Spinach
(also English spinach)
Sow in garden.   Harvesting from April - May
EASY Turnip Sow in garden.   Harvesting from April - May

See planting calendar for these climate zones

New Zealand - cool/mountain,   New Zealand - sub-tropical,   New Zealand - temperate  

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