The rewards may take longer, but the results are just as delicious.

autumn-planting-guide

The autumn planting season is colourful and varied, from dark leafy silverbeet to classic winter stew-fillers like turnips and swedes.

While we’re still harvesting the last of our summer fruits and vegetables like zucchinis, tomatoes, fennel and corn, get a head start on your winter yield by turning your attention to the autumn veggie patch.

The cooler weather makes it a great time for plants to establish their root systems and while it doesn’t provide the speedy gratification of a spring garden, the taste of home-grown veggies like cauliflower, broccoli and kohlrabi won’t disappoint.

What to plant in March

  • Amaranth
  • Asian greens
  • Asparagus
  • Beetroot
  • Broad beans
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Carrot
  • Cauliflower
  • Chervil
  • Chives
  • Kohlrabi
  • Leeks
  • Lettuce
  • Mint
  • Oregano
  • Parsnip
  • Peas
  • Radish
  • Rocket
  • Rosemary
  • Sage
  • Shallots
  • Silverbeet
  • Sorrel
  • Spinach
  • Spring onions
  • Swede
  • Thyme
  • Turnips

March planting guide provided by the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation

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