Wednesday, 9 August 2017

Veggie Gardener's Guide to August


It's my second favourite month of the year! August 1st is my birthday, and it also marks exactly ONE MONTH until Spring! So get busy preparing to hear the baby birds and watch the natives bloom! In the meantime, here's what to plant in Australian edible gardens for optimal results in August.


Cool and Temperate Zones

Seeds to Sow
Beetroot
Capsicum

Carrot
Cucumber
Eggplant
Lettuce
Marrow
Parsnip
Pea
Pumpkin
Radish
Sweetcorn
Tomato


Seedlings to Plant
Cabbage
Capsicum
Eggplant
Onion
Silverbeet

Spinach

Tropical and Subtropical Zones

Seeds to Sow
Beetroot
Broccoli
Cabbage
Capsicum

Carrot
Cucumber
French Bean

Lettuce
Marrow

Melon
Pumpkin
Radish
Silverbeet

Sweetcorn
Tomato
Zucchini

Seedlings to Plant
Broccoli
Cabbage
Leek
Onion

Silverbeet
Spinach

Tomato

Happy planting this month!

As always, every garden is different, so show me what you're growing this season on Instagram! @Rosasbackyard

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