Beginner gardener? Or looking for a handy reference guide to help you grow vegetables? This easy-to-understand laminated fold-out 8-page full-colour chart is an ideal reference. This Guide summarises 68 of the most popular vegetables to grow in Australia and New Zealand climate zones. Includes information on companion planting, making compost, soil and moon planting. Scroll down to learn more…
Vegetables Growing Guide
Vegetables Growing Guide
This durable laminated, fold-out 8-page full-colour reference guide introduces 68 delicious vegetables suitable for growing in all climate zones in Australia and New Zealand. It’s ideal for beginner gardeners wanting a simple, easy-to-follow guide on growing vegetables. It’s also helpful for gardeners wanting a handy summary all in one place. This Vegetables Growing Guide shows you:
- 68 of the most commonly grown vegetables with their botanical names.
- Which months of the year to sow in tropical, subtropical, temperate and cold climate zones.
- Average seed germination times.
- Whether to sow seeds, seedlings, plant material or direct.
- Sowing depth and row distance.
- Best moon phase to sow root crops or above ground plants.
- Average time to harvest (variety dependent).
Don’t want to feel overwhelmed with too much information? This quick start reference guide can help you with planning your vegetable garden and seasonal sowing. It’s so rewarding to grow fresh, nutritious food from the home garden at little cost. Knowing what to grow, where and when makes growing veggies more fun and enjoyable. The vegetable guide is especially timely with a resurgence in organic food growing at home. So it’s ideal for those seeking to live more sustainably by growing a vegetable garden.
Benefits of Growing your own Organic Vegetables
- Chemical-free food helps you improve your health and prevent diseases. What you grow you’ll likely eat!
- Save money on your food bill and potentially earn money by selling surplus from your garden.
- Fresh air and exercise keeps you physically active and helps mental and emotional health and wellbeing.
- Gardening and connecting to nature is a great stress reliever!
- Growing food is a creative, fun hobby you can share with your family, children, neighbours and friends.
- The flavour and nutrient-value are superior to shop bought produce.
What the Vegetables Growing Guide Covers
The guide folds out into an illustrated chart and table format. It contains essential information in a user-friendly format covering all climate zones. The guide is laminated and compact (A4). So, this makes it ideal for taking into the garden and wipes down easily.
It includes 10 useful considerations for your vegetable garden including:
- Where to put the vegetable garden.
- Planning the garden layout and arranging garden beds.
- Crop rotation.
- Soil preparation.
- Pest and disease protection.
Also, there are helpful sections on:
- Moon planting.
- A companion planting table.
- Climate regions of Australia and New Zealand.
- Soil structure and compost making.
|Dimensions||195 × 275 × 2 mm|