Crop Notes Growing Guides

Broad Beans

Although broad beans are from the Fabaceae family, they look different and grow differently to their bean cousins. They tend to be bushy, with square, hollow stems and without beany …

Crop Notes Growing Guides

Beetroot

Although it took me the best part of 25 years to discover it, fresh beetroot is tasty, versatile and packed with goodness. Can the can! Site and soil Beetroot like …

Seasonal Guides

Autumn Planting Guide

Autumn What to Grow The following planting table shows varieties suitable for sowing or planting during the months of March, April and May. S = seed sowing; T = transplanting …

Seasonal Guides

Summer Planting Guide

Summer The following planting table shows varieties suitable for sowing or planting during the months of December, January and February. What to Grow S = seed sowing; T = transplanting …

Seasonal Guides

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 …