Sowing Guide for December

  • 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, coriander, dill, nasturtium, flat leaf parsley, chives and sage.
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