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Seasonal Vegie Growing Guide

Use this handy seasonal guide to plan your vegie patch.

Course Notes
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COOL SEASON CROPS TO PLANT from March to May

EASY GROWSEED OR SEEDLINGSPEST PROBLEMSON-GOING CARE
BRASSICABroccoliSeedlingSnailsFeed with liquid organic fertiliser
CabbageSeedlingCabbage White Mothsevery two weeks.
KaleSeedlingEarwigs
Asian GreensSeedling
HERBSCorianderSeedlingFeed with liquid organic fertiliser
ParsleySeedlingevery two weeks.
DillSeedling
LEAFY VEGETABLESLettucesSeedlingSnails for all except rocketFeed with liquid organic fertiliser
SilverbeetSeedlingevery two weeks.
SpinachSeedling
RocketSeedling
ALLIUMSGarlicGarlic cloveBlack aphidsPlant in a well-drained bed, not
Spring OnionsSeedlingover-fertilised. Be patient!
Salad OnionsSeedlingGarlic and shallots may
LeeksSeedlingtake up to 8-10 months to mature.
LEGUMESBroad beansPlant all as seedsSnails when plants areProvide stakes or trellis for tall
Snow Peassmall.growing varieties.
Peas
ROOT VEGETABLESCarrotsBest planted as seeds.Plant by April before the soil
Parsnipscools down.
BeetrootDo not fertilise while growing.
Radishes

WARM SEASON CROPS TO PLANT from September to December

PLANT FAMILYEASY GROWSEED OR SEEDLINGS – when?PEST PROBLEMSON-GOING CARE
SOLANACEATomatoSeedlings – late OctoberWhite FlyFeed with liquid organic fertiliser
ChilliSeedling – Novemberevery two weeks.
CapsicumSeedling – November
PotatoesSeed Potatoes – August to October
HERBSBasilSeedling – NovemberWhite Fly, snails/slugsFeed with liquid organic fertiliser every two weeks.
LEAFY VEGETABLESLettucesSeed or Seedling – September to NovemberSnail and slugs
Earwigs
Feed with liquid organic fertiliser
SilverbeetSeedlingevery two weeks.
LEGUMESBeansSeeds from September to NovemberSnails when plants are small. White FlyProvide stakes or trellis for tall growing varieties.
CUCURBITSZucchiniBest planted as seeds in pots and thenWhite FlyAllow space at the edge of the garden bed as they spread OR
Pumpkinstransplanted from late October.train to grow vertically.
Cucumbers
OTHERSweetcornSeed from OctoberPlant in blocks, plenty of water and chook manure, mulch high