What can I plant in winter NZ?

What can I plant in winter NZ?

Plant broad beans, beetroot, broccoli, cabbage, celery, garlic, kale, mizuna, onions, peas, shallots, silverbeet, spinach, coriander. Dig in Tui Compost and Tui Super Sheep Pellets before planting to replenish nutrients used by previous crops.

What vegetables can you plant in winter?

Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbages, kale, leeks and parsnips are hardy vegetables and will stand through the winter. Leafy crops such as chard, parsley and rocket should also over-winter with a little protection.

What are the easiest vegetables to grow NZ?

Easy ‘beginner’ crops As a rule of thumb spinach, lettuce, radish, rocket, leeks, broccoli, bok choi, cabbage, cauliflower, silverbeet, celery, spring onions and parsley are all good ‘beginner’ crops. When planting, allow at least two hand spaces apart for lettuce, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, and silverbeet.

Is Growing your own vegetables worth it?

Growing your own food is a healthy way to save money and enjoy fresh produce at home. When done correctly, even the smallest backyard plot can produce copious amounts of fruits and vegetables and possibly even a significant saving to the grocery budget.

Can I grow potatoes in winter NZ?

Potato Varieties They can be planted in winter in warm mild districts and in early September in cold districts, but will need protection from late frosts.

What month should I start my garden?

The Best Time to Plant Your Garden For most of the United States, the best time to start spring crops is, well, now. But to get more exact planting recommendations based on your area, use this handy calendar. (As a general rule, you should plant hardy greens and cole crops a few weeks before your final frost.)

What is the best time to plant a vegetable garden?

The planting date for each vegetable depends upon the weather that the vegetable can best tolerate. Cool-season vegetables grow best in early spring or in late summer and autumn when the weather is cooler. Warm-season vegetables grow best during the late spring, summer, and early autumn when the weather is warm.