This fruit is a regular taste sensation and is surprisingly rarely grown in Australia, although we understand it is a lot
more popular with our American gardening cousins. Australians probably don’t grow blueberries because they don’t think they’ll grow well here. This couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact we’ve successfully grown blueberries here in sunny subtropical Queensland. So if we can grow these scrumptious berries so can you!
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The humble bean is a wonderful vegetable – both for you and your garden. Beans are legumes so they draw nitrogen from
the air and fix it into the soil on their roots. This means whatever you grow after your beans will benefit from the extra nitrogen in the soil.
Growing Conditions For Garden Beans
- Beans are susceptible to frosts so they should only be grown in warmer months, unless you live in a subtropical climate where you can grow them all year long.
- They love sunny well drained beds.
- Beans like a soil manured the previous season, you might also add a little lime before sowing.
- In a 4 bed rotation system beans are grown in the same bed after you’ve harvested your winter brassicas (cauliflower and broccoli).
Peppers are native to several different parts of the world, including Central and North America, Thailand, China and
some other parts of Asia as well. Peppers or capsicums (as they are known in some parts of the world) are enjoyed by everyone in a variety of dishes. Hot and not-so-hot peppers are both equally enjoyable in various sorts of foods and for a gardener, growing peppers is easy and in fact is one of the most common home gardening plants. Click here to read more …
The process of growing a citrus garden is highly dependent on the weather conditions in that particular area. The perfect climate in which to grow citrus trees will be mild winters and warm to hot summers. In order for citrus gardens to survive in colder areas, make sure that the area is well sheltered from frost and cold winds. Citrus can also grow in dry conditions provided excellent water irrigation is maintained. Click here to read more …