Lees in Afrikaans If you have a shady garden with lots of clivias that flowered well in spring, and you left their seeds on, sow them! You can never have too many of these beautiful indigenous plants. For successful germination you have to sow the seed when it is still fresh. Pick the berries when […]
Read in English As jy ŉ skadutuin het met ŉ menigte clivias wat goed in die lente geblom het en jy het hul sade laat aanbly, plant hulle! ŉ Mens kan nooit te veel van hierdie pragtige inheemse plante hê nie. Plant die sade terwyl hulle nog vars is om suksesvol te ontkiem. Pluk die […]
Leaf vegetables: spinach, rocket Root vegetables: beetroot (cooler areas) Legumes: bush and runner beans Brassicas: broccoli (first sowing for cooler areas), cabbage (cooler areas), cauliflower (first sowing for cooler areas) Fruit vegetables: capsicums (last month), tomatoes (last month), cucumber, marrows, squash, mealies and pumpkins Shoots: asparagus (except Lowveld and KwaZulu-Natal coast) Herbs: continue sowing basil, […]
In warm, frost-free areas, the following vegetable and herb seeds can be sown in situ. In other areas, sow in pots or wait until after the last frost. Herbs: chillies, nasturtiums, Italian parsley (flat leaf parsley) and parsley (curly leaf) Vegetables: beetroot, cabbage, carrot, lettuce, peas, peppers, radishes, rocket, runner beans, spinach, Swiss chard and […]
Spring is the best time to sow lawn grass seed.
Timing is critical in growing your own flower or vegetable seedlings, so make sure that you sow the seeds during the right season for your area or climatic zone because temperature, day length and humidity can all have a profound effect on seed germination. You can consult the information on each seed packet to confirm […]