Gar­den di­ary

Get out and get dig­ging this month – while spring’s in full swing!

Better Homes and Gardens (Australia) - - Contents -

flow­ers

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

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

Zones 6-8 Celosia, gom­phrena, salpiglos­sis and sun­flower.

veg­eta­bles

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

Zones 2-5 Dwarf and French beans, Chi­nese and red cab­bage, car­rot, cel­ery, egg­plant, kohlrabi, leek, parsnip, peas, potato, radish, rhubarb, spring onion and turnip.

Zones 6-8 Snake beans, egg­plant, marrow, melon and okra.

Plant trail­ing ver­be­nas for masses of sum­mer colour.

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