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Vegetable Planting Guide in Australia for April

Vegetable Planting Guide in Australia for April

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.

COOL

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

COOL AREAS CAN SOW:

Broad Beans

Peas

Snow Peas

Cabbages

Cauliflower

Kale

Leek

Lettuce

Silverbeet

Spinach

Beetroot

Carrots

Garlic

Onion

Radish

Turnip

TEMPERATE

The warm temperate zone includes Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth, Margaret River, Geraldton, Bunbury, 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.

TEMPERATE AREAS CAN SOW:

Broad Beans

Peas

Snow Peas

Broccoli

Brussels Sprouts

Cabbages

Cauliflower

Kale

Leek

Lettuce

Silverbeet

Spinach

Beetroot

Carrots

Garlic

Onion

Radish

Turnip

SUBTROPICAL

Kempsey, Coffs Harbour, Clarence Valley, Ballina, Byron, Tweed Heads, Kyogle, Brisbane, Maryborough, Rockhampton, and Mackay

SUBTROPICAL AREAS CAN SOW:

Broad Beans

Bean Climbing

Pea

Snow Peas

Broccoli

Brussels Sprouts

Cabbages

Cauliflower

Celery

Kale

Leek

Lettuce

Rocket

Silverbeet

Spinach

Beetroot

Carrots

Garlic

Onion

Potatoes

Radish

Turnip

TROPICAL

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.

TROPICAL AREAS CAN SOW:

Broad Beans

Bean Climbing

Pea

Broccoli

Brussels Sprouts

Cabbages

Cauliflower

Celery

Kale

Leek

Lettuce

Silverbeet

Spinach

Capsicum

Chilli

Corn

Cucumber

Eggplant

Pumpkin

Rockmelon

Zucchini

Tomato

Watermelon

Beetroot

Carrots

Garlic

Onion

Potatoes

Radish

Sweet Potato

Turnip


This little seed dispenser is very handy to have. Turn the dial to suit different size seeds, it stops you planting too many in each hole.


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Get the Aussie Gardener Veggie Sowing Planner so you can see ahead what to plant in your veggie patch each month. It covers all the important info like Planting depth, spacing and whether you should sow in your beds or start them in trays, as well as whether they are frost sensitive and much more. All in an easy to read format that covers all of Australia.

On the back you can plan out your patch using the A3 laminated poster.

Aussie Gardener Veggie Sowing Planner - Australian Edition

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Dimensions of Aussie Gardener 72 Cell Seedling Propagator

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