Winter Garden

By on April 30, 2015


Sure, the weather may be cooling down but that doesn’t mean your days in the garden need to come to an end! At Chris’, we love nothing more than enjoying fresh produce, straight from the backyard.

But what should we be planting at this time of year?

We’ve sought out a comprehensive list of the best herbs, fruit and vegetables to plant during the cooler months. You will be a winter green thumb in no time!

South-East QLD & Northern NSWthyme

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 and early-maturing cabbage.

North QLD, 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.

Arid or Outback areasScreen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.26.20 pm

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

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 Chinese greens (for example Pak choi).

Melbourne, Tasmania & cool highlandsScreen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.22.57 pm

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.

Adelaide & Perth

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


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