Today is the first day of autumn and this is the first Planting Guide of the season.
The following is a list of vegetables and herbs that you can plant in March in Sydney, a temperate zone. Just click on the name for the growing guide for each vegetable:
- Beans – broad beans, fava beans
- Broccoli transplant seedlings
- Brussels sprouts
- Mustard greens
Plant of the Month – The beautiful Penstemon – (midnight)
The hardy perennial, Penstemon Midnight, has beautiful deep velvet-purple flowers. It makes a stunning addition to the waterwise garden and also attracts pollinators to your vegetable patch and is attractive to nectar loving native birds. It is long flowering and it has bushy upright stems growing to 60cm. Perstamon is also an easy plant from which to strike cuttings for further planting or sharing with your friends.