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Summer herb, fruit & vegies planting guide by temperate zones

What will grow in your garden this Summer? Have no idea? Then refer to our temperate zone planting guide! It’s so easy, just locate your  zone on the map and discover all the delicious produce you can be enjoying. If you are having difficulty reading the planting guide or wish to print off a PDF copy refer below.

Happy Summer vegetable Gardening!

Subtropical

(includes: South-east Qld & Northern NSW)

HERBS – plant basil, chives, coriander, fennel, gotu kola, heliotrope, lemongrass, mint, parsley, tarragon and winter savoury.
FRUIT & VEGETABLES – plant artichoke, beans, capsicum, celery, Chinese cabbage, cucumber, eggplant, kohlrabi, leek, lettuce, melons, okra, onion, potato (tubers), rosella, silver beet, spring onion, squash, sweet corn, sweet potato and tomato.

Wet & Dry Tropical

(includes: North Queensland, NT & WA)

HERBS – plant basil, coriander, lemongrass, mint and tarragon.
FRUIT & VEGETABLES – plant artichoke, beetroot, capsicum, cauliflower, celery, Chinese cabbage, cucumber, eggplant, lettuce, pumpkin, radish, shallots, spring onion and tomato.

Dry Inland

(includes: Arid or Outback areas)

No sowing or planting throughout summer due to hot and dry conditions 

Temperate Areas

(includes: Sydney, coastal NSW & Victoria)

HERBS – plant basil, chives, coriander, fennel, gotu kola, heliotrope, lovage, mint, parsley and tarragon.
FRUIT & VEGETABLES – plant beans (dwarf and climbing), beetroot, broccoli, cabbage, capsicum, carrot, cauliflower, celery, chicory, chilli, Chinese cabbage, cucumber, eggplant, endive, kohlrabi, leek, lettuce, okra, parsnip, potato (tubers), radish, rhubarb (crowns), shallots, silver beet, spring onion, sweet corn, sweet potato and zucchini.

Cool & Southern Tablelands

(includes: Melbourne, Tasmania & cool highlands)

HERBS – plant basil, chives, coriander, lemongrass, marjoram, mint, oregano, parsley, rosemary, tarragon and thyme.
FRUIT & VEGETABLES – plant beans, beetroot, cabbage, capsicum, carrot, cauliflower, cucumber, English spinach, kohlrabi, leek, lettuce, onion, parsnip, pumpkin, radish, silver beet, spring squash, swede, sweet corn, tomato, turnip and zucchini.

Mediterranean

(includes: Adelaide & Perth)

HERBS – Keep picking the flowers of parsley and basil to prevent them bolting.
FRUIT & VEGETABLES – Plant tomatoes, zucchini and capsicum by the end of January. Spray apples and pears against codling moth.

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