Cool Season Crop Tips BUY BRASSICAS In frost-prone areas, April is your last chance to plant cabbages, cauliflower and broccoli. The seedlings will grow slowly, but they are frost-hardy and will be well established for early spring cropping. GROW GARLIC Autumn is the ideal time to plant garlic cloves in rich, welldraining soil in a […]
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, […]
If your eagerness to grow your own herbs and vegetables is being stymied by the lack of an area that gets full sun then all is not lost. Read on for some inspiration and ideas.