Gar­den di­ary

Step out­side and in­dulge in the sights – and glo­ri­ous scents – of spring

Better Homes and Gardens (Australia) - - Contents -


All zones Alyssum, ama­ran­thus, be­go­nia, cos­mos, marigold, petu­nia, por­tu­laca, salvia, ver­bena and zin­nia.

Zones 2-5 Ager­a­tum, arc­to­tis, aster, cal­en­dula, can­dytuft, car­na­tion, chrysan­the­mum, corn­flower, dahlia, del­phinium, di­anthus, im­pa­tiens, lo­belia, nas­tur­tium and snap­dragon.

Zones 6-8 Celosia, cleome, gom­phrena, petu­nia and phlox.


All zones Beet­root, cap­sicum, cu­cum­ber, let­tuce, pump­kin, shal­lot, sil­ver­beet, squash, tomato and zuc­chini.

Zones 2-5 Beans, cab­bage, car­rot, cel­ery, kohlrabi, leek, parsnip, pars­ley, potato, radish, rhubarb, spinach, spring onion and sweet corn.

Zones 6-8 Egg­plant, okra and (in coastal ar­eas) radish, sweet corn and tomato.

Start plant­ing your favourite sum­mer veg­eta­bles now.

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