Month by Month planting times by season for your vegetables, roots, flowers, herbs and green manures.
A simple month by month laminated planting guide for Subtropical eastern Australia. Plan your plantings in advance with the utilisation of this practical tool. Planting time for different annual vegetables and flowers is crucial to success. The back of the guide also has a Vegetable Information Chart with Latin name, Soil PH requirements, time from plant to harvest, spacing, propagation methods and pollination. Pollination is critical for seed saving and this is a crucial part of gardening abundance success. Letting plants complete their full life cycle. The source of seed is also crucial, open pollinated seedlings or seed companies are critical. Byron Seed Share is a local initiative on the north coast of New South Wales. These planting material and seed sharing groups are needed in every community.
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