Category: Vegetable Garden

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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How to grow chives in Perth

Growing chives in Perth

How to grow chives in Perth Growing herbs in Perth or other parts of Western Australia is very easy.  Chives (allium schoenoprasum) have a light onion flavor, and their hollow, green leaves grace our summer salads, soups, omelettes, and almost anything else that needs a light herbaceous punch. I love chives on my scrambled eggs […]

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How to grow Zucchini

Growing zucchini in Perth

Zucchini (Cucurbita pepo) also know as courgette are ideal for the beginner vegetable gardener because they are quick and easy to grow.  Zucchini 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 goji berries

How to grow goji berries

he Goji Berry (Lycium barbarium) are fast becoming a more popular berry to grow in Australia. Goji berries are a popular fruit that originate from Asia and are well known for their medicinal values. They are a great fruit to grow at home due to their versatility and toughness.

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How to grow kiwiberries

How to grow kiwi berries

Kiwi Berries known as ‘cold hardy kiwi’ fruit, are the miniature cousins of the familiar fuzzy brown kiwi. They can be referred to as kiwi berries, kiwi grapes, or baby kiwis. The kiwi berry (Actinidia arguta) is thought to be a forerunner of its larger cousin the kiwifruit. Kiwiberries have an appealing sweet flavour with a fine and delicate tangy finish.

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Growing blackberries

How to grow blackberries

Blackberries (Rubus canadensis) are amazing to eat fresh from the bush or is you have a large supply homemade blackberry jam is a must. In Western Australian bush land in the South West it is not uncommon to find blackberries growing along creeks and coastal planes.

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Growing kale in Perth

How to grow kale

Known as a superfood and a nutritional powerhouse, kale is often referred to as the queen of greens. In Perth it can be grown for most of the year, however it easiest to grow over winter, when it is more naturally ‘in season’. 

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