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pa­tri­otic by plant­ing up a cou­ple of pots with Aussie na­tives to cel­e­brate this coming Satur­day. A good con­tender is a dwarf Aca­cia Lime­light with its cool­ing limegreen fo­liage.

Di­vide peren­ni­als such as daylilies and bearded iris to pro­duce new plants.

Con­tinue sow­ing/plant­ing veg­eta­bles such as beet­root, broc­coli, brus­sels sprout, cab­bage, car­rot, cau­li­flower, Chi­nese cab­bage, cress, en­dive, kohlrabi, leek, mus­tard, onion (spring), parsnip, radish, sal­sify, shal­lot, sil­ver­beet, swede and turnip.

Con­tinue sow­ing into well-worked soil in a partly shaded spot near the kitchen.

Cut off and de­stroy seed heads to pre­vent self-seed­ing.

Col­lect and mix in a heap with pel­letised fer­tiliser to pro­duce gar­den-en­rich­ing com­post. Pull out plants that have fin­ished pro­duc­ing and

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