WHAT'S NEW
  1st JUNE 2018
.PDF vegetable seed  and seedling planting guide for the month of JUNE.  It covers three planting zones in south Eastern Australia (Tasmania, most of Victoria and parts of New South Wales and South Australia). 
.PDF article on what to plant and do in your food garden in MAY.  There are three versions of this article for three different climate zones

  1. Ballarat & district
  2. Coastal mild & inland warm areas
  3. Inland cool mountainous areas


  30th May 2018
Explains how to plant and care for carrots.
  1st May 2018
.PDF vegetable seed  and seedling planting guide for the month of MAY.  It covers three planting zones in south Eastern Australia (Tasmania, most of Victoria and parts of New South Wales and South Australia). 
.PDF article on what to plant and do in your food garden in MAY.  There are three versions of this article for three different climate zones

  1. Ballarat & district
  2. Coastal mild & inland warm areas
  3. Inland cool mountainous areas

  1st April 2018
.PDF vegetable seed  and seedling planting guide for the month of APRIL.  It covers three planting zones in south Eastern Australia (Tasmania, most of Victoria and parts of New South Wales and South Australia). 
.PDF article on what to plant and do in your food garden in APRIL.  There are three versions of this article for three different climate zones

  1. Ballarat & district
  2. Coastal mild & inland warm areas
  3. Inland cool mountainous areas
  1st March 2018
.PDF vegetable seed  and seedling planting guide for the month of MARCH.  It covers three planting zones in south Eastern Australia (Tasmania, most of Victoria and parts of New South Wales and South Australia). 
.PDF article on what to plant and do in your food garden in MARCH.  There are three versions of this article for three different climate zones

  1. Ballarat & district
  2. Coastal mild & inland warm areas
  3. Inland cool mountainous areas


  1st February 2018
.PDF vegetable seed  and seedling planting guide for the month of FEBRUARY.  It covers three planting zones in south Eastern Australia (Tasmania, most of Victoria and parts of New South Wales and South Australia). 
.PDF article on what to plant and do in your food garden in FEBRUARY.  There are three versions of this article for three different climate zones

  1. Ballarat & district
  2. Coastal mild & inland warm areas
  3. Inland cool mountainous areas
  1st January 2018
.PDF vegetable seed  and seedling planting guide for the month of December.  It covers three planting zones in south Eastern Australia (Tasmania, most of Victoria and parts of New South Wales and South Australia). 
.PDF article on what to plant and do in your food garden in December.  There are three versions of this article for three different climate zones

  1. Ballarat & district
  2. Coastal mild & inland warm areas
  3. Inland cool mountainous areas
  20th December 2017
I have added a vegetable Planting Distances And Harvest Times Chart to the Seed Planting and Propagation section.  Includes a link to download a printable .PDF version of the chart.
  1st December 2017
.PDF vegetable seed  and seedling planting guide for the month of December.  It covers three planting zones in south Eastern Australia (Tasmania, most of Victoria and parts of New South Wales and South Australia). 
.PDF article on what to plant and do in your food garden in December.  There are three versions of this article for three different climate zones

  1. Ballarat & district
  2. Coastal mild & inland warm areas
  3. Inland cool mountainous areas
  1st November 2017
.PDF vegetable seed  and seedling planting guide for the month of November.  It covers three planting zones in south Eastern Australia (Tasmania, most of Victoria and parts of New South Wales and South Australia). 
.PDF article on what to plant and do in your food garden in November.  There are three versions of this article for three different climate zones

  1. Ballarat & district
  2. Coastal mild & inland warm areas
  3. Inland cool mountainous areas
  20th October 2017
Added a Ballarat & District key Spring vegetables soil temperature guide webpage.  It lists the required temperatures for some key vegetables and when they can be planted in Ballarat in spring.
Updated the seedling planting suitability chart, it is now larger and more comprehensive.
  2nd October 2017
.PDF vegetable seed  and seedling planting guide for the month of October.  It covers three planting zones in south Eastern Australia (Tasmania, most of Victoria and parts of New South Wales and South Australia).