What to plant
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.
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.