Vegetables to plant now Mornington Peninsula Area

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Before planting your winter vegetables make sure you have prepared the soil, providing adequate organic matter to produce optimum yields.
All weeds should be removed
Chose from a variety of popular vegetables (Dirt Girls recommendations)
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Garlic
  • Jerusalem Artichoke
  • Lettuce
  • Mitzuna
  • Pac Choy, Bok Choy
  • Peas/Snow Peas
  • Radish
  • Rocket
  • Shallots
  • Silverbeet
  • Spinach
Not having enough space in your garden is no longer an excuse for not growing your own produce as the Mornington peninsula Shire has approved a proposal for residents to grow produce on their nature strips (still getting used to calling it a nature strip.  In Perth where I trained as a professional gardener we called it the ‘verge’ but as I am now doing garden maintenance on the peninsula I’ve got to get with the locals) anyway it’s a great idea.  I think you’re meant to share with your neighbours. Approvals will have to be granted by the council.
Once planted vegetables should be fertilised fortnightly with a product like Seasol or any fishmeal which will keep the new leaf production sweet and tasty.
You don’t want the neighbours complaining about the quality of your produce!