Planting Calendar

Planting Calendar

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Basil, beetroot, beans, capsicum, chilli, coriander, courgette, cucumber, eggplant, lettuce, mesclun, parsley, pumpkin and squash, radish, rocket, silverbeet, spinach, spring onions, sweetcorn, tomatoes.

Basil, beetroot, beans, broccoli, cabbage, capsicum, carrot, cauliflower, celery, chilli, coriander, courgette, cucumber, eggplant, garlic, lettuce, mesclun, parsley, parsnip, peas, potatoes, pumpkin and squash, radish, rocket, silverbeet, spinach, spring onion, sweetcorn, tomatoes.

  • Soak seedlings in Tui Organic Seaweed Plant Tonic before planting to prevent transplant shock, and apply every 2-4 weeks to promote strong root growth, cope with the warmer temperatures and keep your garden thriving.
  • Tomatoes are hungry plants so keep feeding tomatoes planted in garden beds with Tui Tomato Food.
  • Keep an eye out for slugs, snails, caterpillars, aphids and whitefly. These unweclome visitors can make a real mess of your vegetable garden and are best dealt to as soon as possible. Lay Tui Quash slug & snail control to control slugs and snails.
  • Blast small infestations of aphids and whitefly off with a hose, or if the infestation is large spray with a suitable insect spray.
  • Mildew may appear on courgettes and cucumbers; spray with a suitable spray from your garden centre to control it.
  • Onions and garlic: these are traditionally harvested within a month or so of the longest day. The leaves of both onions and garlic will tell you when they are ready to be harvested: the tops will begin to wither and die down. Harvest by digging up the plants with a fork, knock off the excess soil, and leave to dry in the sun for a number of days until the skin resembles paper. Store in a well-ventilated, dry place.

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