Summer

Plant In Summer

Tasks for the edible garden in Summer.

Plant 

  • Parsley
  • Lettuce
  • Silverbeet
  • Beetroot
  • Broccoli
  • Cauliflower
  • Cabbages
  • Swedes
  • Peas
  • Carrots
  • Leeks
  • Turnips
  • Strawberries
  • Raspberries
  • Cucumbers
  • Capsicums
  • Eggplants
  • Courgettes
  • Tomatoes
  • Celery
  • Onions
  • Grapevine
  • Kale
  • Chillies
  • Potatoes
  • Rocket
  • Kumara
  • Blueberries
  • Beans
  • Pumpkins
  • Sweetcorn
  • Yams
  • Basil
  • Celeriac
  • Watermelon
  • Spring Onions
  • Lemon Grass

Harvest

  • Beans
  • Salad Greens
  • Young Artichokes
  • Kale
  • Broccoli
  • Asparagus
  • Baby Beetroot
  • Cabbages
  • Brussel Sprouts
  • Baby Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Celery
  • Baby Leeks
  • Parsnips
  • Baby Radishes
  • Garlic
  • Rhubarb
  • Silverbeet
  • Spinach
  • Turnips
  • Florence Fennel
  • Potatoes
  • Lemons
  • Berry Fruits
  • Passionfruit

Maintenance

  • Keep lawns cut
  • Keep on top of weeds around edible crops
  • Feed citrus
  • Feed Rhubarb
  • Increase watering
  • Mound up Potatoes
  • Fertilise
  • Keep training tall and climbing plants
  • Add mulch to retain water during hot periods
  • Regularly pick herbs such as Mint, Basil and Coriander to encourage new growth.