Grow Now – Temperate

Sydney, Coastal NSW & VIC

Summer


HERBS – plant basil, chives, coriander, fennel, gotu kola, heliotrope, lovage, mint, parsley and tarragon.

FRUIT & VEGETABLES – plant beans (dwarf and climbing), beetroot, broccoli, cabbage, capsicum, carrot, cauliflower, celery, chicory, chilli, Chinese cabbage, cucumber, eggplant, endive, kohlrabi, leek, lettuce, okra, parsnip, potato (tubers), radish, rhubarb (crowns), shallots, silver beet, spring onion, sweet corn, sweet potato and zucchini.

FLOWERS – plant ageratum, alyssum, boronia, calceolaria, cleome, cyclamen, Iceland poppy, linaria, malope, marigold, pansy, schizanthus, stock, verbena, vinca, viola and wallflower.


Autumn


HERB – plant coriander, garlic bulbs, marjoram, oregano, parsley, thyme and winter tarragon.

FRUIT & VEGETABLE – plant broad beans, English spinach, green beans and peas.

FLOWERS – plant alyssum, calendula, candytuft, carnation, cineraria, cornflower, cosmos, daisy, foxglove, lobelia, nasturtium, nemesia, pansy, poppy, primula, schizanthus, snapdragon, sweet pea and viola.


Winter


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.

FLOWERS – plant pansies, violas, cineraria, calendula, dianthus, lobelia, snapdragon, stock and poppies for winter colour. Small native shrubs such as leptospermum and grevillea can be planted now and are a good option for a difficult spot as they are tough and tolerate dry conditions. 
Sow candytuft, cornflower, delphinium, English daisy, godetia, hollyhock, larkspur, linaria, lupin, nemesia, nigella, phlox, polyanthus, primula, schizanthus, statice, strawflower, sweet pea and wallflower.


Spring


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.

FLOWERS – sow amaranthus, aster, balsam, begonia, carnation, chrysanthemum, cockscomb, coleus, cosmos, dahlia, dianthus, everlasting daisy, gazania, gerbera, impatiens, marigold, nasturtium, petunia, phlox, Iceland poppy, portulaca, rudbeckia, salvia, snapdragon, sunflower, torenia, verbena and zinnia.