June garlic hint

June garlic hint

June garlic hint There is not much to do for garlic in June – it is now too late to plant it.  Presuming you have weeded, mulched and watered your patch, you have done all you need to.  Now it is time to wait until the shortest day after which garlic heads will...
Plant garlic in April in Melbourne

Plant garlic in April in Melbourne

Plant garlic in April in Melbourne April and May are the months to plant garlic in Melbourne; the weather is cooling, there’s rain and our beds are prepared. See March hint for bed preparation . If you have saved or bought Australian garlic that is rust free,...
Growing perfect parsnips

Growing perfect parsnips

Growing perfect parsnips Top tips for growing parsnips use fresh seed cultivate the soil to a fine tilth keep ground moist from seed sowing to emergence of seedlings thin seedlings at 5-6 weeks My survey this week (last week of May) revealed that parsnips on average...
May Garlic Hint

May Garlic Hint

May Garlic Hint If you haven’t already planted your garlic, do so immediately. You will only get small bulbs, if you plant later. Garlic must have time to develop roots and shoots before the shortest day of the year on 21 June. This is a 4 -6 week process. After...