Most herbs can also be planted now, including Basil, Coriander, Thyme, Marjoram, Oregano, Dill, and Mint. Rocky Rocky Point Lucerne or Pea Straw Mulch is the perfect mulch for around your vegetable and herb plants. These legume mulches will retain moisture, suppress weeds, and will add much-needed nitrogen. This feeds the soil and your plants!
If you’re looking for something exciting to grow, you could try berries. There are many types of berries available to plant in the home garden, but our favourite to grow are blueberries. Blueberries are high yielding with the potential of producing up to 4kg of blueberries each growing season. These tasty berries are packed full of antioxidants and are proven to be beneficial to both diet and health.
This is also a great time to plant seed potatoes, so you have a bountiful crop come spring and summer. Cover with straw to protect new shoots as they will grow up and through it, reapply straw as the shoots grow if frost damage is likely. Trust us when we say, homegrown potatoes are the best-tasting potatoes, so it is worth having a go at growing these yourself. To discover more make sure to read our blog on How to grow Seed Potatoes
This is a great time to plant citrus trees. Citrus comes in many varieties and size options, so they can be the perfect choice for pots and smaller gardens if space is hard to come by.