What to Plant in December: 25 Summer Vegetables to Plant Now in Sydney (Temperate Zone)

I know it’s been raining, cold and unusual for Sydney, but garden beds do not wait! It’s time to bravely plunge into the summer planting season and experiment. Who knows, some of the plants might even like this weather :).

1. Basil

Basil
Basil by amandabhslater

Where: grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Harvest: from April Continue reading What to Plant in December: 25 Summer Vegetables to Plant Now in Sydney (Temperate Zone)

What to Plant in November: 30 Vegetables and Herbs to Plant Now in Sydney (Temperate Zone)

Feels like summer arrived to Sydney literally overnight. Yesterday it was raining and 15 degrees outside. Today is sunny beach weather with whopping 27 degrees. Almost anything can be planted now, so below are some ideas for common and not-so-common plants to be planted now in Sydney area.

1. Asparagus

Harvesting Asparagus
Harvesting Asparagus by Chiot’s Run

Where: sow in garden, or plant as crowns
Harvest: from 24 months Continue reading What to Plant in November: 30 Vegetables and Herbs to Plant Now in Sydney (Temperate Zone)

What to Plant in October: 27 Spring and Summer Vegetables to Plant Now in Sydney (Temperate Zone)

We are having a late Spring this year, but today was a truly perfect Spring day. All the plants in the garden are growing at phenomenal speeds. Don’t miss your chance to get in on the action!

1. Basil

Basil Plant
Basil Plant by futureshape

Where: grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Harvest: from February Continue reading What to Plant in October: 27 Spring and Summer Vegetables to Plant Now in Sydney (Temperate Zone)

What to Plant in September: 59 Spring Vegetables to Plant Now in Sydney (Temperate zone)

September is a big planting month around here, so let’s get right into what to plant in September in Sydney. Here is a whopping list of 59 spring vegetables, herbs and flowers to plant right now.

1. Amaranth

amaranth (194/365)
amaranth (194/365) by jenni ripley

Where: sow in garden after risk of frost has gone
Harvest: from January Continue reading What to Plant in September: 59 Spring Vegetables to Plant Now in Sydney (Temperate zone)

What to plant in August around Sydney (temperate zone)

August is the time to bring out seed catalogues and start to envision what the garden will look like in the summer. Exciting! This year I am ordering my seeds and seedlings from Diggers, and I would highly recommend it to those looking for quality organic and heirloom seeds. Give your garden a strong and natural start!

On to the planting/planning list, graciously provided by Gardenate.

1. Asparagus

Asparagus
Asparagus by Bianca

Where: sow in garden, or plant as crowns; frost tender
Harvest: from 24 months (!!!) Continue reading What to plant in August around Sydney (temperate zone)