Nifwl Seirff

Planting schedules

This is a quick guide on what to plant when. I've broken up this page into the places I've lived, and further into productive garden (vegetables, fruits and grains), and ornamental sections. I will add to this page as the year goes on.



Melbourne: productive garden

Spring Potato patch
    September
artichokes, asparagus, basil, bay tree, beans, beetroot, broad beans, broccoli, cabbage, capsicum, carrots, cauliflower, celery, chilli, citrus trees, cucumbers, daikon, eggplant, fennel, leek, lemon verbena, lettuce, nasturtium, olive tree, onion, pak choy, parsnip, peas, potatoes, radish, rosemary, rhubarb, silver beet, snap peas, snow peas, spinach, spring onions, strawberries, swede, tomatoes, turnips, wong bok
    October
artichokes, asparagus, basil, beans, beetroot, broccoli, cabbage, capsicum, carrots, cabbage, cauliflower, celery, coriander, cress, cucumbers, daikon, eggplant, fennel, leeks, lettuce, melons, mitsuba, mizuna, parsnip, parsley, potatoes, pumpkin, radish, sweet corn, sweet potatoes, silver beet, strawberries, tomatoes, turnips, zucchini
    November
artichokes, Asian greens, basil, beans, beetroot, broccoli, cabbage, capsicum, carrots, cauliflower, celery, coriander, cress, cucumbers, eggplant, fennel, leeks, lettuce, melons, parsley, parsnip, passionfruit, pumpkin, radish, sweet corn, sweet potato, tomatoes, turnips, salad greens, strawberries, zucchini
Summer Passionfruit!
    December
artichokes, asparagus, basil, bay, beans, beetroot, broccoli, burdock, cabbage, capsicum, carrots, cauliflowers, celery, chicory, chokos, coriander, corn, cress, cucumbers, eggplants, fennel, leeks, lettuce, melons, mitsuba, mizuma, okra, parsley, passionfruit, peanuts, pumpkin, radish, strawberries, tomatoes, turnips, zucchini
    January
artichokes, asparagus, basil, beans, beetroot, burdock, cabbage, capsicum, carrots, celery, chicory, chokos, corn, cress, cucumbers, eggpland, fennel, leeks, lettuce, melons, mitsuba, mizuna, okra, parsley, pumpkin, radish, strawberries, sweet potatoes, tomatoes, turnips, zucchini
    February
artichokes, beans, beetroot, blueberries, cabbage, carrots, chicory, corn, cress, leek, lettuce, mizuna, onions (white), passionfruit, silverbeet, spinach, spring onions
Autumn Lots of onions
    March
beans, beetroot, broad beans, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, citrus, garlic, leek, mitsuba, pak choi, parsnip, spinach, strawberries
    April
artichokes, beans, beetroot, broad beans, broccoli, brussel sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, citrus, coriander, garlic, leek, lettuce, mitsuba, mustard, onions, pak choi, parsnip, potatoes, silverbeet, spinach
    May
asparagus, beans, beetroot, broad beans, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, citrus, coriander, garlic, leek, lettuce, mitsuba, onions, pak choi, parsnip, peas, potatoes, radish, rhubarb, silverbeet, spinach, spring onions, strawberries, turnips
Winter Sprout!
    June
artichoke, broad beans, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, garlic, lettuce, passionfruit, radish, spinach
    July
artichoke, asparagus, beans, broad beans, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, garlic, lettuce, mitsuba, parsnips, radish, rhubarb, spinach, strawberries and bare-rooted fruit trees
    August
beans, beetroot, cabbage, capsicum, carrots, chilli, corn, cucumber, eggplant, lettuce, melons, onions, parsnips, peas, potatoes, pumpkins, spinach, spring onions, sweet potatoes, tomatoes, turnips, zucchini, and bare-rooted trees and berry shrubs

Melbourne: ornamentals

Spring Daisy
    September
ageratum, alyssum, begonia, boronia, calendula, cornflower, cosmos, dahlia, daisy, dianthus, geraniums, gerbera, impatiens, kangaroo paw, lavender, marigolds, nasturtium, pansy, petunias, poppy, salvia, snapdragons, sunflowers, verbena, zinnia
    October
alyssum, calendula, carnation, celosia, cleome, cosmos, echinacea, gypsophila, impatiens, lavender, marigolds, nasturtium, petunia, poppy, salvia, snapdragons, viola, zinnia
    November
alstroemeria, aster, begonia, calendula, coleus, cosmos, echinacea, foxglove, hellebores, impatiens, lavender, marigold, nasturtium, petunia, salvia, snapdragons, sunflowers, zinnia
Summer Scented geranium
    December
ageratum, alstromeria, alyssum, amaranthus, balsam, calendula, carnation, celosia, cleoma, coleus, columbines, cosmos, delphinium, echinacea, euphobia, foxglove, gazania, gypsophilia, helichrysum, heliotrope, hellebores, lavender, marigolds, nasturtium, petunia, poppy, portuluca, salvia, snapdragons, sweet william, viola, zinnia
    January
achillea, ageratum, alyssum, amaranthus, calendula, cleome, crocus, lupins, nasturtiums, nerines, pansies, poppies, tuberoses, sunflowers, zinnias
    February
alyssum, daffodils, jonquils, irises, pansies, polyanthus, poppies, primulas, stocks, violas, wallflowers
Autumn Green and gold
    March
daffodil, dianthus, freesia, grevillea, hyacinth, iris, jonquil, lilium, pansy, poppy, ranunculi, salvia, sweet pea, tulip
    April
alyssum, balsam, calendula, daffodil, freesia, hyacinth, iris, jonquil, lilium, nasturtium, pansy, poppy, ranunculi, salvia, snapdragon, stock, sweet pea, tulip
    May
alyssum, calendula, carnation, evening primrose, gazania, gysophila, pansy, poppy, polyanthus, voila
Winter Harvest
    June
alyssum, calendula, daisy, dianthus, foxglove, lavender, mint, nasturtium, pansy, poppy, primula, polyanthus, rosemary, thyme, voila, wormwood
    July
alyssum, calendula, daisy, hollyhock, lavender, nasturtium, pansy, poppy, primula, thyme, viola, wallflowers, wormwood, native shrubs, and bare-rooted ornamental trees and shrubs
    August
alyssum, calendula, heartsease, impatiens, lavender, lunaria, impatiens, marigolds, mint, nasturtium, pansy, petunias, rosemary, stock, sweet pea, thyme, viola, zinnias