Knowing what vegetables to plant now in April is going to come down to where you live in this beautiful Country.
There are 4 main growing zones. Sorry we can’t list every town, but there should be enough listed here to figure out where you are.
Canberra and the mountainous regions. Southern Grampians, Ararat, Pyrenees, Ballarat, Hepburn, Mount Alexander, Macedon Ranges, Murrindindi, Yarra Ranges, Baw Baw, Wellington, Mansfield, Wangaratta, Mount Beauty, Towong, East Gippsland, Jindabyne, Cooma, Bombala Queanbeyan, Tumut, Goulburn, Upper Lachlan, Oberon, Blayney, Bathurst, Lithgow Armidale, All of Tasmania
The warm temperate zone includes Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth, Margaret River, Geraldton, Bunbury, Margaret River, Esperance, Eucla, Ceduna, Port Lincoln, Leigh Creek, Renmark, Burra, Mount Gambier, Horsham, Lakes Entrance, Wollongong, Newcastle, Port Macquarie. Upper Hunter, Singleton, Walcha, Uralla, Glen Innes, Tenterfield.
Kempsey, Coffs Harbour, Clarence Valley, Ballina, Byron, Tweed Heads, Kyogle, Brisbane, Maryborough, Rockhampton, and Mackay
The Hot Humid Zone includes Townsville, Cairns, Cooktown, Weipa, Burketown, Borroloola, Timber Creek, Katherine, Oenpelli, Nhulunbuy, Darwin, Wyndham, Derby, Broome, Port Hedland, Dampier and Exmouth
For areas inland which are more classed as Semi Arid or Arid, you would usually look at the nearest coastal area on the same horizontal band as you, but take extra care by adding shadecloth during hottest months.
Cool Areas can sow:
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