Shopping Cart

VEGE PLANTING PLAN SEPTEMBER

Posted by Alan Singleton on

While the weather through winter has been cold at times there has not been the extreme cold in Toowoomba knock plants about. I have had basil survive which is remarkable. Anyway some of the veges you should be thinking about:

asparagus-Ihave been getting spears for about three weeks which is quite early.

beetroot

cabbage

potatoes-bought four varieties from Torrington nursery and planted about two weeks ago. I shared the boxes with a mate which allowed me to put in a range.

schallots/spring onions-I always have spring onions in the garden, better yield than schollots and much quicker than onions.

lettuce-mixed loose leaf suit me and are quick to grow.

tomatoes-I have some from seed in pots and half a dozen have come up on their own accord in the garden. I will look at transplanting them since they are already established. This year I am going to use tomato cages and 'easy stakes' that Clive Puzey sells. Have a look at his range on puzeygardenproducts.com

basil-there was frost this morning but planting no should be ok.

capsicum, eggplant-I like the round eggplant used in asian dishes. I use bags (see old blog) to cover these and my tomatoes to protect from fruit fly.

celery

coriander-I buy seed from the asian supermarket in Herries Street. Grow it all year round planting twelve seeds together to get a good bunch. Each bunch only need to be 10cm apart, pull out every second bunch as they grow.

chinese vegetable-again, quick growing, plant close together then thin (and eat). That way you get a longer harvest period.

silverbeet-share a punnet with a friend, otherwise unless you are feeding a boarding house you will end up with too much.

So sit down, plan your gardening and get going!!

 


Older Post Newer Post


0 comments


Leave a comment