What to plant in June: 12 easy-to-grow vegetables to plant around Sydney (temperate zone)

It’s beginning of winter in Sydney, but planting in the garden continues. Below is a list of cool-season vegetables that can be planed June. I received this list in a newsletter from Gardenate and then enhanced it by adding photos and my own tips.

1. Cabbage (Brassica oleracea)

cabbage
cabbage by flora.cyclam
Where: grow in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Harvest: August – October

2. Broad beans (also known as Fava beans, Vicia faba)

fava_bean
fava plant by ari mail
Where: sow in the garden
Harvest: September – December

3. Garlic (Allium sativum)

garlic greens
garlic greens by Jocelyn | McAuliflower
Where: plant cloves directly into soil
Harvest: October – December

4. Kale (also known as Borecole, Acephala)

kale
Kale by jc.westbrook
Where: grow in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Harvest: August – September

5. Lettuce (Lactuca sativa)

lettuce
garden lettuce by strottrot
Where: sow in the garden, or start in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Harvest: August – September

6. Mustard greens (also known as Gai Choy, Brassica juncea)

mustard greens
Burgunde Mustard (Brassica juncea) by kafka4prez
Where: sow in the garden
Harvest: from August

7. Onion (Allium cepa)

onion
Baby Onion by Will Merydith
Where: grow in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Harvest: December – February

8. Peas (Fabaceae family)

peas
Peas Growing by meganpru
Where: sow in the garden
Harvest: from September

9. Radish (Raphanus sativus)

radish
First Radish by redteam
Where: sow in the garden
Harvest: from August

10. Shallots (also known as Eschalots, Allium cepa)

Shallots Harvested Cleaned
Shallots Harvested Cleaned by graibeard
Where: plant small bulblets with stem just showing above ground
Harvest: September – October

11. Snow peas (also known as Sugar Peas, Mangetout, Chinese Peas, Pisum sativum)

Golden Sweet Snow Peas
Golden Sweet Snow Peas by annethelibrarian
Where: sow in the garden
Harvest: September – October

12. Carrots (Daucus carota)

Baby Carrot
Baby Carrot by nanaow2006
Where: sow in the garden
Harvest: August – September

7 thoughts on “What to plant in June: 12 easy-to-grow vegetables to plant around Sydney (temperate zone)”

  1. This was very helpful! Thank you! my garden is already beautiful, now it will be even more beautiful. 🙂 Would like to send you some pic’s.

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