Gardening and Planting Calendar - Australian Climates - Spring Herb, Vegetables & Fruit

Gardening and planting calendar for spring - for Australian climates


 

Herbs, Vegies & Fruit Flowers & Ornamentals


 

Herb, Vegetables & Fruit

Subtropical (includes: South-east Qld & Northern NSW)

 

HERBS – sow basil, chives, coriander, dill, mint, oregano, parsley, sage and thyme.

 

FRUIT & VEGETABLES –  sow beans, beetroot, broccoli, cabbage, capsicum, carrot, chicory, Chinese cabbage, cucumber, eggplant, lettuce, melons, mustard, onion, parsnip, potato, pumpkin, radish, rosella, silver beet, squash, sweet corn, sweet potato, tomato and watermelon.

 

Wet & Dry Tropical (includes: North Queensland, NT & WA)

 

HERBS – plant basil, chilli, chives, dill, ginger, mint, oregano and parsley.

 

FRUIT & VEGETABLES –  Plant beetroot, capsicum, carrot, chilli, Chinese Cabbage, choko, corn, cucumber, french beans, eggplant, leek, lettuce, onion, radish, rockmelon, silver beet, spinach, squash, sweet potato, pumpkin, tomato, watermelon and zucchini 

 

Dry Inland (includes: Arid or Outback areas)

 

HERBS – Protect plants from heat in late spring. inland areas have a good climate for growing all types of herbs.

 

FRUIT & VEGETABLES –  Stop planting most vegetables by spring, although beans, capsicum, onion, radish and sweet corn can still do well. Harvest by summer. Watch out for fruit flys and control spray lawn weeds.

 

Temperate Areas (includes: Sydney, coastal NSW & Victoria)

 

HERBS – sow basil, chives, coriander, dill, min, oregano, parsley, sage and thyme.

 

FRUIT & VEGETABLES – Sow beans, beetroot, broccoli, Chinese cabbage, capsicum, cucumber, eggplant, endive, lettuce, melons, okra, onion, parsnip, potato, pumpkin, radish, rhubarb, rosella, silver beet, spring onion, squash, sweet corn, sweet potato, tomato and zucchini.

 

Cool & Southern Tablelands (includes: Melbourne, Tasmania & cool highlands)

 

HERBS – sow basil, chives, coriander, dill, mint, oregano, parsley, sage and thyme.

 

FRUIT & VEGETABLES - Sow beetroot, broccoli, cabbage, capsicum, carrot, cauliflower, celery, cucumber, eggplant, endive, leek, lettuce, onion, pak choi, pea, spinach, spring onion, strawberry, sweet corn, zucchini and tomato.

 

Mediterranean (includes: Adelaide & Perth)

 

HERBS – sow basil, chives, coriander, dill, mint, oregano, parsley, sage and thyme.

 

FRUIT & VEGETABLES – Sow broccoli, carrot, celery, cucumber, lettuce, silver beet, snow pea, spinach, strawberry, sweet corn, zucchini and tomato.


Spring Herb, Fruit & Vegies Planting Guide by temperate zones Australia


Information courtesy of About the Garden magazine website - www.aboutthegarden.com.au