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Spring Planting Tips

Spring Planting Tips

HERBS: Plant in a warm spot. For spring there are many you can plant including coriander, oregano, rosemary, basil, tarragon, caraway, dill, thyme and parsley. Just be careful of late frosts!

 

VEGETABLES: Vegetables can take a while to grow so plant them early spring. Good options include cucumbers, pumpkins, melons, capsicums, eggplant, spinach, silver beet, tomatoes, and courgettes. Labour Day (October) is traditionally the best time to plant tomatoes, in a sheltered sunny spot with stakes.

 

BERRIES: In spring sow berries, passion fruit, and kiwifruit. Strawberries ripen in warmer areas around the end of October.

 

CITRUS: Take care of your citrus trees. After the frosts are over prune them and fertilise them with a citrus growth care product.

 

COMPOST: Turn your compost and dig it into the garden. This will also help control weed growth, retain water in the soil and enhance its ...

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