Vegetable plantings in October

The following table shows vegetables I plant with confidence in a cool climate such as Northern Tasmania. Victoria may be up to 3 weeks earlier than this. I have found that early sowings often result in failure if the weather turns cold. Refer to the specific note links to each of the vegetables mentioned for a detailed guide as to care and attention for each.

Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4

cabbage

broccoli

celery seedlings

parsley

summer carrots

silver beet

beetroot

spring onions

leek seedlings

lettuce

radish

spinach

sweet corn

bush beans (in cloches)

 

Harvesting: Cauliflower, Cabbage, Leeks

Compost turnover

See September notes for bed rotation and preparation

Complete Organic Fertiliser preparation

Vegetable Growing Guide

This page was last updated on 07/11/2009