Category: Vegetable Garden

Growing broccolini in Australia

How to grow Broccolini

Broccolini is a hybrid of broccoli and Chinese kale or Chinese broccoli. Broccolini has a longer growth season than conventional broccoli and is far more heat resistant as a result of the Chinese broccoli’s impact, making it ideal for our warm Mediterranean climate here in Perth.

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How to grow warrigal greens

Planting and growing warrigal greens

How to grow warrigal greens Warrigal Greens are Australia’s answer to spinach. Warrigal greens are a leafy vegetable, who’s scientific name is Tetragonia tetragonioides. Warrigal greens are native to both Australia and New Zealand, as well as Chile, Argentina and Japan.In Australia warrigal greens are considered bush tucker and have been used as a spinach […]

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How to grow baby spinach

Growing baby spinach

If you have ever wondered how to grow baby spinach in Australia then look no further. You might be surprised to learn, baby spinach is actually just regular spinach leaves, albeit small ones. Some varieties of spinach are more optimal when you want baby leaves.

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Best vegetables to grow in Perth

Easiest vegetables to grow in Perth

If your looking for what vegetables to grow in Perth now, then look no further. The team at WA Scene have you covered. In southern parts of WA, including here in Perth we enjoy a Mediterranean climate while the east is warmer and drier. Meanwhile, the northern part of the state has tropical conditions.

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How to grow spring onions

How to grow spring onions

Spring onions are a wonderful addition to a number of foods providing a crisp and crunchy mild onion flavour to salads, stir fries and other dishes. Spring onions are an easy vegetable to grow at home, although there are a few tricks to successfully growing spring onions in Perth, Western Australia.

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How to grow cucumbers in Perth

Growing cucumbers in Perth

Cucumbers are a part of the cucurbit family which is made up of watermelon, pumpkins, zucchini, squash, marrow and rockmelons. Cucumber fruit develops quickly and they do well in our hot, Western Australian summers producing a lot of fruit quickly and in a relatively small space.

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How to grow herbs in Perth

Growing herbs in Perth

There is nothing better than fresh herbs, they uplift the flavour profile of any home cooked meal. Wondering what to plant in your Western Australian backyard? Here is a list of fantastic herbs that thrive in Perth’s Mediterranean climate.

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Grow thyme in Perth

How to grow thyme in Perth

Thyme is a drought-tolerant, hardy herb. It has a strong flavour and thrives the heat of the Western Australian summers. This herb makes an attractive ground cover and is also perfect for flavouring stock, stuffing and sauces. If you have ever wondered how to grow thyme in Perth then look no further.

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How to grow sage in Perth

How to grow sage in Perth

Sage (Salvia officinalis) or common sage is a small evergreen culinary herb. It originates from the Mediterranean which means it grows well in Perth’s Mediterranean climate. A member of the mint family. You will find it is used all over the world for its wonderful flavour in cooking but also proven medicinal value as well.

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How to grow mint in Perth

How to grow mint in Perth

Mint is one of those herbs that everyone knows and loves. All types of mint (including sweet mint, spearmint, peppermint, and chocolate mint) are fast-growing, spreading plants, so you must give them a place to spread without getting in the way, or plant them in a pot. Mints fresh green leaves add a tangy punch to both sweet and savoury dishes.

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