In Your Garden this week: Still time to sow spinach, cabbages and turnips; raising Ranunculus from seed; and keeping your anemones close.
What to do in your garden this week.
• Vegetable At this time of year, potatoes can be earthed up easily when the soil has been softened by rain. Potatoes can be grown successfully without this step but hoeing the soil from...
Vegetables Cabbage, cauliflower and silverbeet can still be planted to stand the winter. Ground from which potatoes have been lifted recently is ideal for these crops. Sprinkle blood and...
Vegetables At this time of year, potatoes can be earthed up easily when the soil has been softened by rain.
Vegetables Depending on their position and soil types, not all gardens can be cultivated intensively from now on. If this is the case in your vegetable garden, consider raised beds to give better drainage and increased soil warmth.
Vegetables Many types of vegetables can be sown this month, weather permitting.
Vegetables There is a good case for mixing vegetables with flowers to get the best production from gardens, especially those that lose the sun early. This is particularly true for south-facing properties or gardens overshadowed by high trees.
This week's tips for your garden.