I live in a apartment and have got a small garden area (= multiple pots) on my west facing baloncy. While I've got herbs out there at present, I'd really like to do something more adventurous and fire up some vegetables in autumn and winter.
Are there any vegetables that the community can recommend would be good in limited space in colder months?
(FYI - I am based on Sydney so it's not toooo cold)
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Hi @AndrewSa, you have plenty of options, including peas, beans, carrots, garlic, onions, broccoli, cauliflower and beetroot.
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Just wondering if you've chosen some vegies and got stuck into planting?
I thought I would resurrect this old discussion as I'm sure everyone is finding it challenging at the moment finding affordable fruit and vegetables.
Let me tag the wonderful @Noelle for her tips on great vegetables to plant at this time of year to help save on those grocery bills and be able to enjoy wonderful fresh produce straight from the garden.
Great idea to re-introduce this conversation! Here are my tips to get the ball rolling.
In cooler climates (southern NSW, SA, Tas and Vic), now is a good time to lift, divide and replant crowns of::
It's too cold to sow seeds outside now but if you want to sow into seed trays that can be kept indoors or under cover for warmth, you can have seedlings of the following ready to plant into the vegie patch when the weather warms in spring:
In warmer climates (northern NSW, Qld, northern WA and the NT), seeds of the following may be sown direct into the vegie patch ort into seed trays for later transplanting:
Seeds of the following may be sown now either direct into the soil or into seed trays for later transplanting:
It's also a good time to plant perennial crops like: