What to plant in August

The end of winter is a fabulous time to be thinking about spring. At this time of year you should be thinking about soil and what you can do to give your spring planting the best start you can.

But there is still alot that you can plant in August, depending upon when you expect last frosts to come in. In cooler and temperate areas, you could start planting tomatoes and capsicums indoors, ready to go when the right weather comes in. This is a list of what you could plant in your area in August.

What to plant in Cool areas (Tasmania, Snow Country)

  • Mushrooms
  • Corinader
  • Parsnip
  • Parsely
  • Carrot
  • Onion
  • Rocket
  • Asian Greens
  • Radish
  • Swede
  • Swiss Chard, Silverbeet and Spinach
  • Lettuce
  • Beetroot
  • Blueberry
  • Rhubarb

What to plant in Temperate areas (Most of Victoria and SA. Southern and Coast NSW up to Coff Harbour. WA.)

  • Mint
  • Sage
  • Thyme
  • Lavendar
  • Marjoram
  • Rosemary
  • Coriander
  • Parsnip
  • Parsely
  • Carrot
  • Onion
  • Rocket
  • Asian Greens
  • Radish
  • Swede
  • Swiss Chard, Silverbeet and Spinach
  • Lettuce
  • Beetroot
  • Blueberry
  • Rhubarb
  • Tomatoes (INDOORS ONLY)

What to plant in Sub Tropical areas (Queensland up to Townsville)

  • Mint
  • Sage
  • Thyme
  • Lavendar
  • Marjoram
  • Rosemary
  • Coriander
  • Marigold
  • Asian Greens
  • Rocket
  • Silverbeet
  • Spinach
  • Beetroot
  • Rockmelon
  • Zucchini
  • Pumpkin
  • Watermelon
  • Cucumber
  • Squash
  • Ginger
  • Galangal
  • Tumeric
  • Tomato
  • Capsicum

What to plant in Tropical areas

  • Marigold
  • Asian Greens
  • Rocket
  • Silverbeet
  • Spinach
  • Beetroot
  • Rockmelon
  • Zucchini
  • Pumpkin
  • Watermelon
  • Cucumber
  • Squash
  • Ginger
  • Galangal
  • Tumeric
  • Tomato
  • Capsicum

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