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Planting in February - Gardenate

Amaranth (also Love-lies-bleeding) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Basil Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings
Beans - climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Beans - dwarf (also French beans, Bush beans) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Beetroot (also Beets) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Broccoli Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings
Brussels sprouts Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Burdock (also Gobo (Japanese Burdock)) Sow seed
Cabbage Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings
Carrot Sow seed
Cauliflower Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings
Chicory (also Witloof, Belgian endive) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings
Chinese cabbage (also Wong bok, wong nga pak, napa cabbage) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings
Chives (also Garden chives) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Coriander (also Cilantro, Chinese parsley) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Corn Salad (also Lamb's lettuce or Mache) Sow seed
Cucumber Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Dill Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Endive Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Fennel (also Bronze fennel) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Florence Fennel (also Finocchio) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Horseradish Plant crowns
Kale (also Borecole) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Kohlrabi Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Leeks Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Lemon Balm (also Sweet balm, ) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Lettuce Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Luffa (also Loofah, plant sponge) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Marrow Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
NZ Spinach (also Warrigal greens) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Radish Sow seed
Rutabaga (also Swedes) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Salsify (also Vegetable oyster) Sow seed
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Spring onions (also Scallions, Bunching onions, Welsh onion) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings
Squash (also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Turnip Sow seed
Zucchini (also Courgette/Marrow, Summer squash) Plant out (transplant) seedlings

Planning for March

Amaranth (also Love-lies-bleeding) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Basil Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Beetroot (also Beets) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Broad Beans (also Fava bean) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Broccoli Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings
Burdock (also Gobo (Japanese Burdock)) Sow seed
Cabbage Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings
Carrot Sow seed
Cauliflower Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings
Chicory (also Witloof, Belgian endive) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Chinese cabbage (also Wong bok, wong nga pak, napa cabbage) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Chives (also Garden chives) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings
Coriander (also Cilantro, Chinese parsley) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Corn Salad (also Lamb's lettuce or Mache) Sow seed
Daikon (also Japanese radish, Lo Bok) Sow seed
Dill Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Endive Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Fennel (also Bronze fennel) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Florence Fennel (also Finocchio) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Garlic Plant cloves
Horseradish Plant crowns
Kale (also Borecole) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Kohlrabi Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Leeks Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Lettuce Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Luffa (also Loofah, plant sponge) Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Mizuna (also Japanese Greens, Mitzuna, Mibuna) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
NZ Spinach (also Warrigal greens) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Pak Choy (also Pak choi) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Peas Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Radish Sow seed
Rocket (also Arugula/Rucola) Sow seed
Rutabaga (also Swedes) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Salsify (also Vegetable oyster) Sow seed
Shallots (also Eschalots) Sow seed
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Snow Peas (also Sugar Peas, Mangetout, Chinese Peas) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Spinach (also English spinach) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed
Spring onions (also Scallions, Bunching onions, Welsh onion) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings
Turnip Sow seed

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Recent Comments

  • 21 Feb - Jenni
    I have had AMAZING results with planting tomatoes with Epsom salt in the planting hole, mixed in the soil. Then I use Super Thrive when I water, it's available at Walmart and Amazon. You can use ...
    in Tomato
  • 21 Feb - Jen P
    I’ve been trying to grow chives in potting mix for vegetables since last August. Not one sprout. I’m hoping this round will yield something. I’ve grown them before and they grew like crazy. Usin...
    in Chives
  • 20 Feb - jacob
    my understanding is that root rot is due to a lack of calcium, but calcium is usually plentiful in garden soil. the real issue is with inconsistent watering, meaning the plants cannot properly abs...
    in Tomato
  • 19 Feb - Bruno K.
    First time for me planting Garlic. I planted them last October. My question: Many of the green shoots I had have dried, now in Mid Feb. i noticed that new green shoot are coming up is this normal ...
    in Garlic
  • 19 Feb -
    Best time to plant crowns is February and March or November and December
    in Asparagus
  • 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

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