What to Plant in February

The following is a list of vegetables and herbs that  you can plant in February in Sydney, a temperate zone. Just click on the name for the growing guide for each vegetable or herb: Plant of the Month – Dracaena trifasciata-(Snake Plant) Dracaena trifasciata, previously known as Sansevieria, is an evergreen perennial plant, native to tropical West Africa, Dracaena trifasciata is also known as “mother-in-law’s … Continue reading What to Plant in February

Happy Australia Day

Happy Australia Day! On this sunny summer day in Sydney, Australia Day 2023, my thoughts go back to all things Australian and today it is fairy bread . Children loved the buttered bread with Hundreds and Thousands sprinkled over to make colourful party food. The plate also has a blackberry design, the fruit of the fruiting weed, and scourge of open land and waterways. In … Continue reading Happy Australia Day

What to Plant in January

The following is a list of vegetables and herbs that  you can plant in January in Sydney, a temperate zone. Just click on the name for the growing guide for each vegetable or herb: Plant of the Month – The beautiful Hoya This month I am featuring the beautiful Hoya as Plant of the Month. This specimen, Hoya pubicalyx, (native to the Philippines) with its … Continue reading What to Plant in January

Merry Christmas

Its another sunny, Sydney Christmas day on this side of the world. Summer’s bounty graces our Christmas table, as family gathers for a feast of food that originates from traditions from the colder climates of far away lands, as well as the freshest seafood and summer fruits of our own country. What a blessing! To all who read this: gardeners, followers and visitors, I wish … Continue reading Merry Christmas

What to Plant in December

Today is the first day of summer and this is the first planting guide of the season. The following is a list of vegetables and herbs you can plant in December in Sydney, a temperate zone. Just click on the name for the growing guide for each vegetable or herb: Plant of the Month – Philodendron hastatum (Silver sword) Sometimes plants that we have taken … Continue reading What to Plant in December

What to Plant in November

The following is a list of vegetables and herbs you can plant in November in Sydney, a temperate zone. Just click on the name for the growing guide for each vegetable or herb: Plant of the Month – The Spectacular Disocactus-(orchid cactus) Disocactus commonly known as Orchid cacti, are hybrids which are widely grown for their spectacular large and brillantly coloured flowers. The species is … Continue reading What to Plant in November