What to do in the Kitchen Garden in October
Potentially one of the best growing months of the year, October is a great time for planting, a great time for harvesting and a great time for enjoying the garden.
These are the seeds/tubers you could consider sowing in October:
Pretty much anything:
Seedlings to plant out:
As for seed to sow. In cooler areas plants such as tomatoes, eggplants, capsicums & chillies may need some protection and warmth to ensure good growth.
My Garden maintenance to perform:
- Divide herbs: lemongrass, thyme, chives, garlic chives, mint.
- Prune & fertilise perennial chillies, capsicum & eggplant.
- Prune & Fertilise Passionfruit.
Seasonal Plants Harvesting now:
- Broad Beans
- Brussel Sprouts
The following plants should be able to be harvested all year round if planted in succession throughout their growing seasons:
- Broccoli (but it is very susceptible to pests during the warmer months)
- Silver Beet
- Spring Onion
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