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Planting in January - GardenGrow

Nothing much to plant this month. You can read gardening books and plan the garden!

Planning for February

Artichokes (Globe) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Broccoli Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Cauliflower 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
Eggplant (also Aubergine) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Kale (also Borecole) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Leeks Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Lettuce 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
Onion Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Pumpkin Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Spring onions (also Scallions, Bunching onions, Welsh onion) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Strawberries (from seeds) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks

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Recent comments/tips

  • 21 Jan - Norma Bowden
    Hi, when you say the fruit is ready when it falls from the vine, does that mean the withering of the plant where the melon is attached? Also, should the melons be lifted from the soil as they gr...
    in Rockmelon
  • 20 Jan - Diana
    I live on the Tutukaka coast and have a healthy looking eggplant with lots of flowers which fall off without fruit forming. Why is this happening and what can I do? Thank you.
    in Eggplant
  • 20 Jan - Chap
    Where do I buy salsify seeds in New Zealand?
    in Salsify
  • 20 Jan - Alison
    I have eggplants in a tunnel house. The plants look amazing and are flowering like crazy and look to be pollinating but then drop off before fruit develops. They are getting plenty of water and to...
    in Eggplant
  • 16 Jan - Hanneke Koevoet
    Do I need hand pollination if see quite a lot of bees in the flowers
    in Rockmelon
  • 16 Jan - Colleen Middleton
    How many years will runner beans regrow for, before having to replant them? I am having a very good yield in their second season...they did take a long time to sprout initially ...possibly due to ...
    in Beans - climbing
  • 14 Jan - Liz
    Follow the advice for zucchini/courgettes -www.gardenate.com/plant/Zucchini
    in Pumpkin

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