Gar­den diary

Early win­ter days may ease the pace but there’s still plenty to do

Better Homes and Gardens (Australia) - - June Contents -


All zones Alyssum, cal­en­dula, cineraria, di­anthus, prim­ula, pansy and vi­ola.

Zones 2–5 Bel­lis, can­dytuft, Can­ter­bury bells, car­na­tion, corn­flower, for­get-menot, fox­glove, nigella, pen­ste­mon, polyan­thus, poppy, snap­dragon, stock, sweet pea and wall­flower.

Zones 6–8 Aster, celosia, marigold, nas­tur­tium, salvia, scabiosa and zin­nia.


All zones Broad beans, let­tuce, cress and mus­tard.

Zones 2-6 As­para­gus, broc­coli, cab­bage, gar­lic, onion, peas, radish, shal­lots, spinach and rhubarb crowns.

Zones 7–8 Beans, beet­root, broc­coli, leek, spring onion, sweet potato, turnip and zuc­chini.

Pop in seedlings of prim­ula now for colour by late win­ter.

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