Autumn Gardening Tips
We are now entering Autumn in Perth… and finally starting to feel it! Some did say that Summer might continue into these next few months as it came later than usual, but the colder mornings and growing amounts of leaves on the ground speak for themselves!
Prepare to be fighting those pesky leaves for the next few months, but also take some time to enjoy those glorious colours of Autumn! We just love how it goes from stunningly royal displays of purple in the Summer, to those golden and warm orange tones – always something beautiful to spy around our home here in Perth.
September is a busy month in the garden. Time to plant glorious summer salad ingredients and fruits as well as lovely herbs to flavour dishes and add another dimension to summer drinks. See our list of what to plant this month below, (more…)
August Gardening Tips for Perth Gardens
August means that we are just about done with the winter months, and now it’s all about getting ready for spring.
There are plenty of tasks to keep you busy throughout August so that you’re prepared for the full showing of September onwards. (more…)
August Edible Garden Tips
August signals the last month of winter and time to start preparing for spring planting. In the Perth climate already we are able to begin to plant a wider variety of fruits and vegetables – just beware that a few will need to be protected initially from any remaining overnight and early morning frost. So, time to come out of hibernation and get back into the veggie garden. In this article a list of what can be planted in August (more…)
July Gardening Tips for Perth Gardens
July sees us well and truly in the midst of the cooler months but that means it is also a great opportunity to tackles some of those jobs the hotter temperatures make difficult – or just plain uncomfortable. If you’re planning on creating a new path, digging a pond or building a new veggie garden, now is the time to get into it. You’ll build up a sweat but it won’t be as bad as trying to get it done while it’s hot. (more…)
July Edible Garden Tips
Winter is upon us. While June is usually a transiting month, July definitely has a cooler temperature and we may not feel like getting out there to do any gardening. But if food production is as important to you as it is for us, put your gumboots on and get planting!
Growing your own food provides a relaxing hobby. Your July garden chores are an excuse to take some time out in the garden on a regular basis, provide a great learning experience for the kids and helps you to know exactly where your food is coming from and what’s gone on it during the growing process. (more…)