Category: Vegetable Garden

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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How to grow rosemary in Perth

Growing rosemary in Perth

Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) is a shrub with evergreen, needle-like leaves and white, pink, purple, or blue flowers, native to the Mediterranean region, rosemary thrives in Perth’s Mediterranean climate. This delightful herb is an all-star in the kitchen and is a great option for raised garden beds, containers, in-ground gardens as well as hedging plant.

August 30, 2021 | 0 Comments More
Grow parsley in Perth

Growing parsley in Perth

A workhorse plant, parsley demands very little to grow successfully. If you have ever wondered how to grow parsley in Perth then look no further. Parsley is a simple herb to grow, but there are still a few tricks to successfully growing parsley in Perth, Western Australia. Get these right and you will be laughing.

August 28, 2021 | 0 Comments More
Grow oregano in Perth

Growing oregano in Perth

Oregano loves the hot, dry Western Australian summers making it an ideal herb to grow. Oregano is a must-have herb in a culinary garden. Aromatic, spicy, and slightly bitter, oregano pairs well with a number of cuisines however is best know for it’s use in Greek and Italian cuisine where it brings wonderful flavour to a number of dishes.

August 28, 2021 | 0 Comments More
How to grow watermelon in Perth

Growing watermelon in Perth

Watermelons are a summer classic. The perfect refreshing snack on a hot summer day. Watermelons are a thirsty crop and will need watering all season long. Limiting water right at the very end of the growing season will make the fruit sweeter, so they’re great to grow in Western Australia as summer rains are rare.

August 22, 2021 | 0 Comments More