What to plant

Australian Women’s Weekly NZ - - GARDEN NOTES -

FROST-FREE CLI­MATE (or in a glasshouse)

Plants for eat­ing: Fruit trees, ar­ti­choke, basil, car­rots, cel­ery, chilli, egg­plant, ku­mara, let­tuce, pars­ley, parsnips, radish, shal­lots, and wa­ter­melon.

Plants for beauty: Shrubs, trees and vines; alyssum, Cal­i­for­nia poppy, ger­bera, hon­esty, im­pa­tiens, marigold, pansy, salvia, sun­flower and zin­nia.

TEMPERATE CLI­MATE

Plants for eat­ing: Vines and shrubs; beet­root, cap­sicum, leek, mizuna, mit­suba, onions, peas, seed pota­toes, spinach, rocket and turnips. Plant frost-sen­si­tive tomato, mel­ons and zuc­chini seeds in a glasshouse or on a sunny win­dowsill.

Plants for beauty:

Alyssum, cal­en­dula, English daisy, evening prim­rose, heart­sease, lu­naria, Ice­land poppy, prim­u­las, polyan­thus and vi­o­las.

COLD CLI­MATE Plants for eat­ing:

Fruit trees; as­para­gus, cau­li­flower, col­lards, cur­rants, goose­ber­ries, grapevines, kale, mus­tard greens, salad greens and rhubarb crowns. Plants for beauty: Bel­lis peren­nis, lu­naria, pansy, stock and sweet peas.

Cal­i­for­nia pop­pies.

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