January Posts & Jobs in the Garden

Planting & Propagation

Plant flowers in January: alyssum, cosmos, marigold, petunia, salvia, sunflower, zinnia
Plant food in January: capsicum, choko, cucumber, eggplant, lettuce, radish, watermelon, tomato, watermelon, zucchini

Flowers & Harvesting

Flowering in January: Kangaroo Paw continues, cosmos, allysum, basil, coleus, dahlia, scaevola (fan flower), sunflower, native violet, goodenia, snapdragons
Harvest: lettuce, eggplant, spring onions, cucumber

January 2017

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January 2017 was very hot, very dry. Bird baths sometimes needed topping up twice a day. On the verge: Zinnias, salvia, geranium, sedum holding up well. Gerberas have come back to life. Seems too hot for cosmos. Osteospermum struggling and a few plants have given up. Seeds planted in trays – spinach, asparagus pea, capsicum… Read more

January Posts, Garden Jobs & Reminders