Planting by Season

Spring Planting ideas

Arrowroot,  Beans, Beetroot, Broccoli, Bush Basil, Cabbage, Capsicum, Carrots, Cassava, Chinese Cabbage, Chives, Choko, ChouSum ,Coriander, Cress, Cucumber, Eggplant, Fennel, Garlic, Gourd,
Horseradish, KangKong, Kkohlrabi, Lettuce, Malu Kia, PakChoy, Pask Tsoi, Passionfruit,
Pepino, Pigeon Pea, Pumpkin, Radish,  Rhubarb, Rocket, Rockmelon, Rosella, Silverbeet,
Snake Beans, Snow Peas, Squash, Sweet Potato

Edible plants to grow in our hot humid summer

Many gardeners in our region find it so difficult to successfully grow vegetable in our hot humid summer, that they simply give up and wait for the weather to cool down. In doing so, they are missing out on the opportunity to grow some vegetables which which not only survive, but thrive in our summer.

We have assembled some examples below:

Arrowroot, Bananas, Coconuts, Jicama, Millaa Millaa Vine, Cranberry Hibiscus, Brazilian Spinach, Cassava, ceylon spinach/malabar spinach, Chilacayote squash, coconuts, cowpea, Cranberry Hibiscus, Jerusalem Artichoke, Jicama, Madagascar Beans, Millaa Millaa Vine, Okinawan Spinach, Okra, Rosella, Snake Beans, Taro/Coco, Yam, Water Chestnut.  

These are just a few of the plants suitable for our summer.


For growers in the tropics and frost free sub-tropics, you can benefit from planting:

Source: Eden Seeds. For more information, including links to all the different plants, please click on this link:

Bean, Broad; Bean, Bush; Bean, Climbing; Beetroot, Broccoli, Brussels-Sprouts, Cabbage, Capsicum, Carrot, Cauliflower, Celeriac, Celery, Collards, Corn, Cucumber, Eggplant, Gourd, Kale, Kohl Rabi, Leek, Lettuce, Mustard Greens, Pumpkin, Radish, Rockmelon, Salad Greens, Corn Salad, Edible Chrysanthemum, Endive, Kang Kong, Mesclun Mix, Mizuna, Purslane, Rocket, Tatsoi; Shallots, Silverbeet, Spinach, Squash, Button, Sunflower, Tomato, Watermelon, Zucchini, Asian Vegetables