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Things to do in OCTOBER

COOL & TEMPERATE

VEGIES

In mid-spring it’s a case of what not to plant! October is a top month for planting out all potted plants as well as getting started with seeds or seedlings of summer crops. Summer crops to plant now include beans, corn, cucumber, pumpkin, squash, tomato and zucchini. In areas that experience late frost, hold off planting out frost-sensitive vegies such as tomato and cucumber.

When sowing or planting, allow plenty of room for each plant to reach its optimum spread. Avoiding overcrowding helps to reduce diseases and also

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