WHAT TO PLANT IN MAY – JUNE FOR TEMPERATE AREAS ONLY

Here comes the cold weather! Although in Perth we don’t get it as cold as some of you do! And every year that passes sees us warming up with global warming. Right now though we can start to plant these yummy guys to sustain us through the winter months! And we won’t need to water most of the time so it’s a much easier time for us all! Have fun with your gardens in May and June!

Planting in May for Australia – temperate areas.

Broad Beans (also Fava bean)
Sow seed. Will need supports if windy weather Harvest from September

Brussels sprouts
Plant out (transplant) seedlings Harvest from August

Cabbage
Plant out (transplant) seedlings Harvest from July

Carrot
Sow seed Harvest from September

Cauliflower
Plant out (transplant) seedlings Harvest from September

Chives (also Garden chives)
Sow seed Harvest from August

Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Plant out (transplant) seedlings Harvest from August

Corn Salad (also Lamb’s lettuce or Mache) Sow seed Harvest from July

Florence Fennel (also Finocchio)
Sow seed Harvest from September

Garlic
Plant cloves Harvest from October

Kale (also Borecole)
Plant out (transplant) seedlings Harvest from July

Kohlrabi
Sow seed Harvest from August

Leeks
Plant out (transplant) seedlings Harvest from August

Lettuce
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from July

Mizuna (also Japanese Greens, Mitzuna, Mibuna) Sow seed Harvest from July

Mustard greens (also gai choy)
Sow seed Harvest from July

Onion
Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from November

Oregano (also Pot Marjoram)
Sow seed Harvest from July

Pak Choy (also Pak choi)
Sow seed Harvest from July

Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Sow seed Harvest from August

Peas
Sow seed Harvest from August

Radish
Sow seed Harvest from July

Rocket (also Arugula/Rucola)
Sow seed Harvest from July

Shallots (also Eschalots)
Sow seed Harvest from September

Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from July

Snow Peas (also Sugar Peas, Mangetout, Chinese Peas) Sow seed Harvest from September
Spinach (also English spinach)

Sow seed Harvest from July

Strawberry Plants
Plant out (transplant) seedlings Harvest from December

Turnip
Sow seed Harvest from July

Planting in June

Broad Beans (also Fava bean)
Sow seed Harvest from September

Cabbage
Plant out (transplant) seedlings Harvest from July

Garlic
Plant cloves Harvest from October

Kale (also Borecole)
Plant out (transplant) seedlings Harvest from July

Lettuce
Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from July
Mustard greens (also gai choy)
Sow seed Harvest from July

Onion
Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed Harvest from November

Peas
Sow seed Harvest from August

Radish
Sow seed Harvest from July

Snow Peas (also Sugar Peas, Mangetout, Chinese Peas) Sow seed Harvest from September

Strawberries (from seeds)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks Harvest from 12 months

Strawberry Plants
Plant out (transplant) seedlings Harvest from December