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 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…)
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…)
June is starting to get colder and it doesn’t really feel like the time to be doing much gardening. However, some veggies will grow nicely in Winter so don’t give it up completely! In this article we’ll give you a list of the fruit and veggies to plant in June in Perth. (more…)