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

Gardening and planting calendar for winter - for Australian climates


Herbs, Vegies & Fruit Flowers & Ornamentals



Herbs, Vegetables & Fruit

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

HERBS – plant chamomile, comfrey, dill, garlic bulbs, lavender, lemon balm, marjoram, mint, oregano, parsley, sage, sorrel and thyme.

FRUIT & VEGETABLES – plant spinach, silver beet, lettuce, broccoli, cauliflower, Brussel sprouts, leeks, peas and early-maturing cabbage.

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

HERBS – plant dill, garlic, marjoram, mint, oregano, parsley, sage, Thai coriander and thyme.

FRUIT & VEGETABLES – sow broccoli, cabbage, capsicum, carrot, cauliflower, cucumber, eggplant, peas, potato, pumpkin, spinach, sweet corn and tomato. 

Dry Inland (includes: Arid or Outback areas)

FRUIT & VEGETABLES – plant artichoke, asparagus, broad beans, beetroot, broccoli, cabbage, carrot, lettuce, onion, parsnip, pea, potato, pumpkin, radish, rhubarb, silver beet and spinach.

Temperate (includes: Sydney, coastal NSW & Victoria)

HERB – plant chamomile, comfrey, coriander, dill, feverfew, garlic bulbs, lavender, lemon balm, marjoram, mint, oregano, parsley, sage and thyme.

FRUIT & VEGETABLE – plant lettuce, broccoli, cauliflower, leeks, peas, beetroot, carrot, celery, radish, spinach, cabbage, Chinese greens, Pak choi can be harvested just 3-4 weeks after planting. 

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

HERBS – plant chives, curry, dill, mint, parsley, sage and thyme.

FRUIT & VEGETABLE –  plant artichoke, asparagus, beetroot, broad beans, broccoli, Brussels sprout, cabbage, carrot, cauliflower, celery, endive, leek, lettuce, onion, peas, snow peas, silver beet, spinach and radish.

Mediterranean (includes: Adelaide & Perth)

FRUIT & VEGETABLE - plant artichoke, asparagus, broad bean, carrot, English spinach, lettuce, onion, pea and radish.

Winter Herb, Vegetable and Fruit Planting Guide by temperate zones Australia

Information courtesy of About the Garden magazine website -