Winter Herb, Fruit & Vegies Planting Guide By Regional Zones

What will grow in your garden this Winter? 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 enjoy. 

Happy Winter Gardening!


(includes: South-east Qld & Northern NSW)

HERBS – plant chamomile, comfrey, cress, dill, endives, garlic bulbs, lavender, lemon balm, marjoram, mint, oregano, parsley, rocket, sage, sorrel, spring onions and thyme.

FRUIT & VEGETABLES – plant beetroot, mini and early-maturing cabbage, onions, radish, carrots, tomato, beans, bok/pak choi, leeks, kale, spinach, silverbeet, lettuce.

Wet & Dry Tropical

(includes: North Queensland, NT & WA)

HERBS – plant dill, garlic, marjoram, mint, oregano, parsley, rocket, sage, Thai coriander and thyme.

FRUIT & VEGETABLES – sow beans, bok/pak choi, broccoli, cabbage, capsicum, carrot, cauliflower, cucumber, eggplant, kale, lettuce, peas, potato, pumpkin, radish, silverbeet, spinach, sweet corn and tomato

Dry Inland

(includes: Arid or Outback areas)

FRUIT & VEGETABLES – plant artichoke, asparagus, broad beans, beetroot, broccoli, cabbage, carrot, kale, lettuce, onion, parsnip, pea, potato, pumpkin, radish, rhubarb, silverbeet and spinach.


(includes: Sydney, coastal NSW & Victoria)

HERB – plant chamomile, comfrey, coriander, cress, dill, feverfew, garlic bulbs, lavender, lemon balm, marjoram, mint, mustard, oregano, parsley, sage, shallots and thyme.

FRUIT & VEGETABLE – asparagus, broad beans, cabbage, cauliflower, onions, rhubarb, spinach and Chinese greens (for example Pak choi).

Cool & Southern Tablelands

(includes: Melbourne, Tasmania & cool highlands)

HERBS – plant chives, cress, curry, dill, mint, parsley, sage and thyme.

FRUIT & VEGETABLE –  plant artichoke, asparagus, beetroot, broad beans, broccoli, Brussels sprout, cabbage, carrot, cauliflower, celery, endive, leek, lettuce, onion, peas, snow peas, silverbeet, spinach and radish.


(includes: Adelaide & Perth)

HERBS – cress and parsley. 

FRUIT & VEGETABLE – plant artichoke, asparagus, beets, broad bean, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrot, cauliflower, celery, English spinach, kale, lettuce, onion, pea and radish.

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