Thursday, 1 December 2016

The Veggie Gardener's Guide to December

Well Australian friends, we wave goodbye to Spring and welcome Summer. That season just blew past! Pun intended, for my wind hindered fellow southerners.




So, with a new season comes a new array of opportunities and plants. What do we plant now for optimal results? Read on to find out.
Seeds to Sow

Temperate Zones
Beans
Beetroot
Broccoli
Cabbage
Capsicum
Carrot
Cauliflower
Cucumber
Lettuce
Marrow
Melon
Onion
Parsnip
Pea
Pumpkin
Radish
Silverbeet
Spinach
Sweetcorn
Zucchini

Tropical Zones
Capsicum
Cucumber
Eggplant
Lettuce
Marrow
Melon
Pumpkin
Radish
Silverbeet
Sweetcorn
Zucchini

Seedlings to Plant

Temperate Zones
Broccoli
Cabbage
Capsicum
Cauliflower
Celery
Eggplant
Leek
Silverbeet
Spinach
Tomato

Tropical Zones
Cabbage
Capsicum
Eggplant
Silverbeet

So we have some happy planting to do! Please note this guide is intended for Australian gardens, and if you want to plant something that isn't on this list -- do it! Sometimes it works, and every garden is different.

So happy gardening my food growing friends, see you next time!

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