Recommended best days for sowing seeds to grow great root crops are
Tuesday 14th to Saturday 18th February 2017
Often planting charts talk generally of sowing these seeds during the week after the full moon – which will be on Saturday 11th February.
Maybe northern hemisphere plantings may be good? Down-under, we don’t plant much at this time of year – too hot and dries out too quickly for good results. If seeds start to sprout then dry out and are stressed, they will either shrivel up or bolt to seed without forming a big root.
For more ideas about sowing times, have a look at http://gardenate.com