Seasonal Gardening in Canberra

Spring Planting Guide

Spring Spring is the main planting season in Canberra. The timing of some plantings may need to be varied depending on the particular year. Be prepared to protect your frost tender seedlings, as harsh frosts can occur right through spring. Make your own cloches from plastic bottles with the bottoms cut out, or use row covers for larger pRead more...

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Community in Mitchell Garden

By Narelle McLean (Canberra Organic - Spring 2020) Gwen working in the garden beds at Mitchell. Photo: Narelle McLean Since 2015, Gwen Bates has been gardening at the Mitchell community garden. She spent a short time as Convenor, before pursuiRead more...

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Growing Edamame (Soybeans)

Story and Photos: Tammy Hamers (Canberra Organic – Spring 2019) In a possible first for gardeners in the local area, I recently managed to raise edamame (soybeans) to their full …


Gorgeous Gourds

Gourgeous gourds (curcubita) By: Ange McNeilly (Canberra Organic – Spring 2019) Gourds belong to the plant family cucurbitaceae, along with pumpkin, squash, cucumber, watermelon and zucchini. Ornamental gourds range from …