Gar­den di­ary

Oh so sub­tly, the colour­ful sum­mer gar­den is blur­ring into au­tumn

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

flow­ers

All zones Alyssum, cineraria, lo­belia and stock.

Zones 2-5 Ager­a­tum, cal­en­dula, del­phinium, foxglove, he­lichry­sum, hol­ly­hock, pansy, polyan­thus, poppy, prim­ula, snap­dragon, sweet pea and vi­ola.

Zones 6-8 Candytuft, cornflower, cos­mos, nas­tur­tium, neme­sia and petunia.

veg­eta­bles

All zones Beet­root, broc­coli, cab­bage, car­rot, cauliflowe­r, cel­ery, let­tuce, radish and sil­ver­beet.

Zones 2–6 Broad beans, brus­sels sprouts, Chi­nese cab­bage, onion, peas, potato and spinach.

Zones 7–8 Cap­sicum, cu­cum­ber, egg­plant, en­dive, let­tuce, pump­kin, tomato and zuc­chini.

Fol­low tra­di­tion and plant your sweet peas on St Pa­trick’s Day, March 17.

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