PLANTING GUIDE FOR OCTOBER AND NOVEMBER TEMPERATE AREAS ONLY

Planting in October for Australia – temperate areas only.
 
Amaranth (also Love-lies-bleeding)
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from December
 
Angelica
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from May
 
Artichokes (Globe)
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from July
 
Asparagus
Plant seeds now
 
Asparagus Pea (also Winged bean) Sow seed Harvest from January
 
Basil
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings Harvest from December
 
Beans – climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from December
 
Beans – dwarf (also French beans, Bush beans) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from December
 
Beetroot (also Beets)
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from January
 
Borage (also Burrage, Bugloss)
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from December
 
Broccoli
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings Harvest from December
 
Burdock (also Gobo (Japanese Burdock)) Sow seed Harvest from March
 
Cabbage
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings Harvest from December
 
Cape Gooseberry (also Golden Berry, Inca Berry ) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from January
 
Capsicum Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings Harvest from December
 
Carrot
Sow seed Harvest from February
 
Cauliflower
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings
Harvest from January
 
Celeriac
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings Harvest from January
 
Celery
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings Harvest from February
 
Chilli peppers (also Hot peppers)
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings Harvest from December
 
Chives (also Garden chives)
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from December
 
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from December
 
Coriander (also Cilantro, Chinese parsley) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from November
 
Black eye peas Sow seed Harvest from February
 
Cucumber
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from December
 
Dill
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from November
 
Eggplant (also Aubergine)
Plant out (transplant) seedlings Harvest from January
 
Endive
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from December
 
Fennel (also Bronze fennel)
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from January
 
Tarragon
Plant out (transplant) seedlings Harvest from January
 
Ginger
Plant root Harvest from May
 
Kale (also Borecole)
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from December
 
Kohlrabi
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from December
 
Leeks
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from January
 
Lemon Balm (also Sweet balm, )
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from December
 
Lettuce
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from December
 
NZ Spinach (also Warrigal greens)
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from December
 
Okra (also Ladyfinger, gumbo)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks Harvest from February
 
Oregano (also Pot Marjoram)
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings Harvest from November
 
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from December
 
Peas
Plant out (transplant) seedlings Harvest from December
 
Potato
Plant seed potatoes Harvest from March
 
Pumpkin
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from January
 
Radish
Sow seed Harvest from December
 
Rhubarb
Plant seeds Harvest from 12 months
 
Rocket (also Arugula/Rucola)
Sow seed Harvest from December
 
Rockmelon (also Canteloupe)
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from December
 
Rosemary
Sow seed Harvest from 12 months
 
Sage (also Common Sage)
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from 17 months
 
Salsify (also Vegetable oyster)
Sow seed Harvest from February
 
Savory – summer savory (also ‘Bean Herb’) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from November
 
Savory – winter savory (also Savory) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from November
 
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from November
 
Spinach (also English spinach)
Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from November
 
Spring onions (also Scallions, Bunching onions, Welsh onion) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings Harvest from November
 
Squash (also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from November
 
Sunflower
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from January
 
Sweet corn (also corn,maize)
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from December
 
Sweet Marjoram (also Knotted marjoram) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from December
 
Thyme (also Common thyme)
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from August
 
Tomatillo
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings Harvest from December
 
Tomato
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from December
 
Turnip
Sow seed Harvest from December
 
Watermelon
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from December
 
Zucchini (also Courgette/Marrow, Summer squash) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from November
 
 
Planting in November
Amaranth (also Love-lies-bleeding)
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from December
Angelica
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from May
Artichokes (Globe)
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from July
Asparagus
Plant seeds Harvest from 24 months
Asparagus Pea (also Winged bean) Sow seed Harvest from January
Basil
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings Harvest from December
Beans – climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from December
Beans – dwarf (also French beans, Bush beans) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from December
Beetroot (also Beets)
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from January
Borage (also Burrage, Bugloss)
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from December
Broccoli
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings Harvest from December
Burdock (also Gobo (Japanese Burdock)) Sow seed Harvest from March
Cabbage
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings Harvest from December
Cape Gooseberry (also Golden Berry, Inca Berry ) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from January
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings Harvest from December
Carrot
Sow seed Harvest from February
Cauliflower
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings Harvest from January
Celeriac
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings Harvest from January
Celery
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings Harvest from February
Chilli peppers (also Hot peppers)
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings Harvest from December
Chives (also Garden chives)
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from December
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from December
Coriander (also Cilantro, Chinese parsley) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from November
Black eye peas, Southern peas Sow seed Harvest from February
Cucumber
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from December
Dill
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from November
Eggplant (also Aubergine)
Plant out (transplant) seedlings Harvest from January
Endive
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from December
Fennel (also Bronze fennel)
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from January
Tarragon
Sew seeds. Plant out (transplant) seedlings Harvest from January
Kale (also Borecole)
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from December
Kohlrabi
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from December
Leeks
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from January
Lemon Balm (also Sweet balm, )
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from December
Lettuce
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from December
NZ Spinach (also Warrigal greens)
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from December
Okra (also Ladyfinger, gumbo)
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from December
Oregano (also Pot Marjoram)
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings Harvest from November
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from December
Parsnip
Sow seed Harvest from March
Potato
Plant seed potatoes Harvest from March
Pumpkin
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from January
Radish
Sow seed Harvest from December
Rocket (also Arugula/Rucola)
Sow seed Harvest from December
Rockmelon (also Canteloupe)
Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from December
Rosemary
Sow seed Harvest from 12 months
Sage (also Common Sage)
Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from 17 months
Salsify (also Vegetable oyster)
Sow seed Harvest from February
Savory – summer savory (also ‘Bean Herb’) Plant out (transplant) seedlings Harvest from November
Savory – winter savory (also Savory) Plant out (transplant) seedlings Harvest from November
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from November
Spring onions (also Scallions, Bunching onions, Welsh onion) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings Harvest from November
Squash (also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from November
Sunflower
Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from January
Sweet corn (also corn,maize)
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from December
Thyme (also Common thyme)
Plant out (transplant) seedlings Harvest from August
Tomatillo
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from December
Tomato
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from December
Turnip
Sow seed Harvest from December
Watermelon
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from December
Zucchini (also Courgette/Marrow, Summer squash) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from November