Planting Guides

Shez’s Planting guide

The Permaculture diary that Michelle Margolis used to put together has a regional planting guide reprinted with permission from Biodynamic Growing Magazine  –

I have included their suggestions and a few more from other sources

May planting

Broadbeans, Broccoli, Cabbages, Lettuce, Mustard, Onions & spring onions, Dwarf & climbing Peas, Radishes, Spinach

June planting

I add here some date information regarding moon planting guide

5th & 6th          Plant root crops, onions, spring onions, mustard, Jerusalem Artichoke & grass seeds


Plant bulbs

7th to 10th       Prepare soil

11th to 25th     Sow Broadbeans, Dwarf & Climbing Peas, Garlic, Lettuce’s, Chicory, Endive, & flowers

Full Sun direct sow Asian Greens seeds 3 – 4 cm deep & 15 cm apart -Bok Choy, Pak Choy, Choy Sum, Coriander

Plant late autumn for spring harvest, seedlings of brassicas- cabbages, broccoli, cauliflower

Liquid fertilize

Divide and propagate

22nd to 25th    Ideal period for fast germination/growth spurts Alphalfa, wheat grass, cress,

(23rd full moon)

26th & 27th     Sow root crops, onions, grass’s,

Manage bugs & viruses & diseases, Weed,

28th to 4th       Dormant period Do Not Plant or sow as crops will go to seed

July                 Weeding, pruning, harvesting

Prepare soil

July Planting

Plant Broadbeans, Cabbages, Carrots, Chicory, Endive, Jerusalem Artichoke, Herbs, Kohlrabi, Lettuces, Mustard, Mustard Greens, Onions, Spring Onions, Parsnip, Dwarf & Climbing & Snow Peas, Potatoes, Radish, Salsify, Silverbeet, Shallots

5th to 8th         Prepare soil for high growth

9th to 19th       Prolific growth for above ground crops.



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