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Amaranth   Sow Seed   LIKESCucumber, Corn, Runner Bean, Tomato, Potato, CapsicumChilli, Eggplant, Pea, Marigold    DISLIKES:  Saffron  


Cross-Pollinating; will easily cross with other amaranth; to ensure purity grow varieties at least 400m apart.  Insect Pollinated
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Plant Bulbs
 

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ANCIENT GRAINS            
- Amaranth   Sow Seed   LIKESCucumber, Corn, Runner Bean, Tomato, Potato, Capsicum, ChilliEggplant, Pea, Marigold    DISLIKES:  Saffron  
Cross-Pollinating; will easily cross with other amaranth; to ensure purity grow varieties at least 400m apart.  Insect Pollinated
 
- Beluga Lentil   Sow Seed  
LIKES: Cucumber, Potato, Summer Savory
DISLIKES:
Onion, Garlic 

 
  Insect Pollinated
 - Chia  
Sow Seed
 
  n.a.   Insect Pollinated
- Red Lentil   Sow Seed  
LIKES: Cucumber, Potato, Summer Savory
DISLIKES:
Onion, Garlic 

 
  Insect Pollinated
Cabbage   Sow Seed   LIKES: Bean, Beetroot, Celery, Onion, Potato    DISLIKESStrawberry, Tomato  
Cross-Pollinating; will cross with brussel sprouts, broccoli, cauliflower, kale, kohl rabi, collard; to ensure purity, grow varieties at least 1000m apart.  Insect Pollinated.
 
CHINESE / ASIAN VEGETABLES            
- Amaranth   Sow Seed   LIKESCucumber, Corn, Runner Bean, Tomato, Potato, Capsicum, Chilli, Eggplant, Pea, Marigold    DISLIKES:  Saffron  
Cross-Pollinating; will easily cross with other amaranth; to ensure purity grow varieties at least 400m apart.  Insect Pollinated
 

- Bok Choy
Pak Choi        
Gai Choi
Hong Vit
Tatsoi

  Sow Seed   LIKES: Beans, Celery, Coriander, Cucumber, Onion, Pea, Potato, Tomato    
DISLIKESStrawberry  
 
|Cross-Pollinating; will cross with bok choy, turnip, pak choi, & all other varieties of chinese cabbage; to ensure purity, grow varieties at least 400m apart.  Insect Pollinated
 
Collard   Sow Seed   LIKES: Bean, Beetroot, Celery, Chamomile, Dill, Mint, Nasturtium, Onion, Oregano, Potato    DISLIKESStrawberry, Tomato  
Cross-Pollinating; will cross with other varieties of collard, as well as brussel sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, kale, broccoli; to ensure purity, grow varieties at least 1000m apart.  Insect Pollinated.
 
Corn   Sow Seed   LIKES: Pumpkin, Squash, ZucchiniLettuce  
Cross-Pollinating; will cross with other corn varieties; to ensure purity, grow varieties at least 2klm apart.  Insect & Wind Pollinated
 
Cucumber   Sow Seed   LIKES: Bean, Broccoli, Celery, Chinese Cabbage, Lettuce, Pea, Radish, Tomato, Corn, Sunflower     DISLIKES: Rue, Sage, Potato & Aromatic Herbs   
Cross-Pollinating; will cross with other cucumber varieties; to ensure purity, grow varieties at least 500m apart - or hand-pollinate flowers.  Insect Pollinated
 
EDIBLE FLOWERS & FLOWERS            
- Borage   Sow Seed  
LIKESTomato, Strawberry, Squash, Zucchini, Pumpkin
 
  Insect Pollinated
- Calendula   Sow Seed   LIKES: Bean, Potato           
Cross-Pollinating; will cross with other varieties of calendula.  Insect Pollinated
 
- Sunflower   Sow Seed   LIKESSquash, Cucumber, Zucchini, Pumpkin    DISLIKES:  Potato  
Cross-Pollinating; will cross with other sunflower varieties.  Insect Pollinated
 
FRUIT / TREES            
- Cape Gooseberry   Sow Seed  
LIKESYarrow, Pine & Oak Trees
 
  Insect Pollinated
- Carob  
Sow Seed
 
  n.a.   Insect Pollinated
- Rosella  
Sow Seed
 
  n.a.   Insect Pollinated
- Fruit Tree Scions (for grafting)   Graft  
LIKESAlyssum
 
  n.a.
Ginger / Galangal   Plant Root  
LIKESGalangal, Turmeric, Cardamon
 
  n.a.
Gourd   Sow Seed   LIKES: Bean, Mint, Nasturtium, Radish, Corn    DISLIKES: Potato  
Cross-Pollinating; will cross with other gourd varieties; to ensure purity, grow varieties at least 400m apart.  Insect Pollinated
 
GREEN MANURE / FIELD CROP            
- Alfalfa   Sow Seed  
Highly beneficial when used as a green manure crop in the garden & especially for breaking up compacted soils.  The plants are very deep rooted, enabling the roots to draw up sub-surface minerals & break up compacted soils.  The plant is able to fix large quantities of nitrogen from the air in root nodules & add carbon back to the soil.   
 
- Amaranth   Sow Seed  
Used for food, fodder & as a green manure crop.  Beneficial for adding bulk organic matter to the soil.
 
- Barley   Sow Seed  
Used for food, fodder, as a green manure crop or for straw.  Beneficial for adding bulk organic matter & controlling nematodes in the soil.
  
- Chicken Grazing Mix   Sow Seed  
A beneficial mix of hardy greens to give to your feathered friends. 
 
- Clover   Sow Seed  
Deep-rooted ground cover useful for fixing nitrogen in the soil, and for attracting tachinid flies, ground beetles & parasitic wasps that prey on aphids, scales, caterpillars and whiteflies.  
 
- Fenugreek   Sow Seed  
Used as green manure crop adding nitrogen, phosphorus & organic matter back into the soil.  Excellent for loosening heavy, clay soils & controlling weeds.  
 
- Fodder Beet  
Sow Seed
 
  Traditionally widely used across Europe as cattle feed
- Green Manure (Autumn / Winter)   Sow Seed  
Used as a green manure crop, plants are best dug back into the soil when the leaves are still fresh & green after approx. 8 weeks after planting
 
- Lab Lab Bean   Sow Seed  
Due to its deep root system down to 2m it is capable of extracting a wide range of nutrients & is useful for breaking up hard, compacted soils. As a green manure crop it is useful in fixing nitrogen & adding organic matter back into the soil. 
 
- Lupin   Sow Seed  
Commonly used as a green manure crop adding nitrogen, phosphorus & organic matter to the soil.  Due to its long tap root, it is capable of extracting a wide range of nutrients & is useful for breaking up hard, compacted soils.  Also useful in attracting bees, butterflies & other beneficial insects to the garden.  
 
- Mustard   Sow Seed  
Used as green manure crop in controlling nematodes & fungal diseases such as fusarium & verticillium, as well as adding organic matter to the soil.  
 
- Rye  
Sow Seed
 
  Used as a cover crop to prevent soil erosion. 
- Sunflower   Sow Seed  
An attractive way to supplement your chooks diet. Simply select a plot, broadcast seed, allow to grow & harvest seed heads placing directly into pen or hanging indoors.  A welcome & nutritious treat!
 
- Vetch   Sow Seed  
Commonly used as a fodder crop or for green manure adding nitrogen & organic matter to the soil & suppressing weeds, as well as attracting beneficial insects to the garden.  
 
HERB            
- Basil   Sow Seed   LIKES: Apricot, Asparagus, Cucumber, Fennel, Tomato    DISLIKES: Rue  
Cross-Pollinating; will cross with other varieties of basil; to ensure purity, grow varieties at least 50m apart.  Insect Pollinated
 
- Bergamot  
Sow Seed
 
  n.a.   n.a.
- Black Cumin   Sow Seed  
Flowers attract beneficial insects esp. parasitic wasps & predatory flies, which then will hunt insect pests on nearby crops.  LIKES:  all Brassicas incl. Broccoli, Brussel Sprouts, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Kale, Kohl Rabi, Turnip, Swede, Beetroot, Cucumber, Potato 
 
  Cross-Pollinating.  Insect Pollinated
- Borage   Sow Seed  
LIKESTomato, Strawberry, Squash, Zucchini, Pumpkin
 
  Insect Pollinated
- Echinacea  
Sow Seed
 
  n.a.   n.a.
- Fenugreek   Sow Seed   n.a.  
Cross Pollinated.  Insect Pollinated.
 
- Hyssop  
Sow Seed
 
  LIKES:  Grape    n.a.
- Marjoram   Sow Seed   LIKES: All plants in general  
Cross-Pollinating.  Insect Pollinated
 
- Oregano   Sow Seed  
LIKES: Cabbage, Cucumber, All plants in general
 
  Cross-Pollinating.  Insect Pollinated
- Red Clover   Sow Seed   LIKESOats  
Cross Pollinated.  Insect Pollinated.  
 
- Tarragon  
Sow Seed
 
  n.a.    Insect Pollinated
- Thyme   Plant out seedlings   LIKESCabbage, all plants in general  
Cross-Pollinating; will cross with other thyme varieties.  Although actually self-pollinating, insects push their way into flowers permitting cross pollination.  Insect Pollinated
 
- Yarrow   Sow Seed  
Attracts pollinating bees and beneficial aphid-eating insects into the garden.
LIKES:  All Brassicas incl.
Broccoli, Brussel Sprouts, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Kale, Kohl Rabi, Turnip, Swede, Tomato, Honeydew, Rockmelon, Watermelon, Eggplant, Bean, Spinach.

 
  Insect Pollinated.
Horseradish   Plant Root  
USES:  Plant around potatoes to help combat fungal problems.
 
  n.a.
Jerusalem Artichoke   Plant Tuber  
LIKESRhubarb, Chamomile, Bush Beans, Peanut, Cucumber, Lettuce, Spinach, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Cabbage, Honeydew, Watermelon, Rockmelon
 
  n.a.
Kohl Rabi   Sow Seed   LIKES: Beetroot, Onion   DISLIKESBean, CapsicumChilli, Tomato  
Cross-Pollinating; will cross with brussel sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, kale; to ensure purity, grow varieties at least 1000m apart.  Insect Pollinated
 
Marrow   Sow Seed   LIKES: Beans, Nasturtium, Radish, Corn  
Cross-Pollinating; will cross with other varieties of marrow, zucchini, squash & pumpkin with the species ‘pepo‘; to ensure purity, grow varieties at least 400m apart.
Insect Pollinated

 
Mustard Green   Sow Seed   LIKES: Fruit Trees (to assist growth)  
Cross-Pollinating; will cross with Chinese Mustard & other mustards; to ensure purity, grow varieties at least 400m apart.
Insect Pollinated

 
New Zealand Yam (Oca)   Plant Tuber  
Unattractive to most garden pests, which may tend to offer some protection to neighbouring plants.
 
  n.a.
Okra   Sow Seed   LIKESCucumber, Capsicum, Chilli, Eggplant, Honeydew, Rockmelon, Watermelon  
Self-Pollinating; will not cross with other varieties; however may experience very minimal insect cross pollination, so to ensure absolute purity, grow varieties at least 30m apart.
 
             
Parsnip   Sow Seed   LIKESBeanLeekOnionPeaRadish, Rosemary, SageTomato    DISLIKESDill  
Cross-Pollinating; will cross with other parsnip varieties as well as wild parsnip; to ensure purity grow varieties at least 500m apart.  Insect pollinated.
 
SALAD GREENS            
- Amaranth   Sow Seed   LIKESCucumber, Corn, Runner Bean, Tomato, Potato, Capsicum, Chilli, Eggplant, Pea, Marigold    DISLIKES:  Saffron  
Cross-Pollinating; will easily cross with other amaranth; to ensure purity grow varieties at least 400m apart.  Insect Pollinated.
 
- Dandelion  
Sow Seed
 
  n.a.   n.a
- Marshmallow  
Sow Seed
 
  n.a.   n.a.
- Mesclun   Sow Seed  
LIKES: Bean, Beetroot, Cabbage, Carrots, Cherry, Chervil, Cucumber, Onions, Parsnip, Pea, Radish  
 
  n.a.
- Mibuna   Sow Seed   LIKESBean, Beetroot, Cabbage, Cucumber, Marjoram, Pea, Strawberry    DISLIKESParsley  
Cross-Pollinating; will cross with chinese mustard & mizuna; to ensure purity, grow varieties at least 400m apart.  Insect Pollinated
 
- Minutina  
Sow Seed
 
  n.a.   n.a.
- Mizuna   Sow Seed  

LIKES: Beans, Celery, Coriander, Cucumber, Onion, Pea, Potato, Tomato    
DISLIKESStrawberry  

 
Cross-Pollinating; will cross with chinese mustard & mibuna; to ensure purity, grow varieties at least 400m apart.  Insect Pollinated
 
- Mountain Spinach (Orach)   Sow Seed   n.a.  
Cross-Pollinating; will cross with other varieties of mountain spinach.  Wind Pollinated
 
- Nasturtium   Sow Seed  
Useful as a trap crop for aphids.  LIKESBroccoli, Brussel Sprouts, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Squash, Pumpkin, Zucchini, Marrow, Kale, Kohl Rabi, Radish, Tomato, Potato
 
  Cross-Pollinating; will cross with other nasturtium varieties; grow only one variety at a time.  Insect Pollinated
- Perilla (Shiso)  
Sow Seed
 
  n.a.   n.a.
- Rocket   Sow Seed  
LIKES Bush Bean, Beetroot, Celery, Cucumber, Dill, Lettuce, Mint, Nasturtium, Onion, Potato, Rosemary, Spinach, Thyme.    DISLIKESStrawberry
 
  Cross-Pollinating.  Will cross with other varieties of rocket.  Insect Pollinated
- Sorrel   Sow Seed   LIKESStrawberry, Cabbage, Tomato  
Cross-Pollinating; will cross with other sorrel varieties.    Insect pollinated.
 
- Watercress   Sow Seed   n.a.  
Self-Pollinating; will not cross with other varieties.  
 
Spring Onion   Sow Seed   LIKES: Beetroot, Cabbage, Carrot, Lettuce, Potato, Tomato, Strawberry  DISLIKESBean, Pea          
Cross-Pollinating; will cross with other spring onion varieties & onion; to ensure purity, grow varieties at least 400m apart.
Insect Pollinated

 
Squash   Sow Seed   LIKESRadish, Corn, Peas, Bean, Pumpkin, Marigold, Nasturtium, Zucchini  
Cross-Pollinating; will cross with other varieties of squash, zucchini & pumpkin with the species ‘pepo‘; to ensure purity, grow varieties at least 400m apart.  Insect Pollinated
 
Turmeric  
Plant Root
 
  n.a.   n.a.
Zucchini   Sow Seed   LIKES: Beans, Mint, Nasturtium, Radish, Corn    
Cross-Pollinating; will cross with other varieties of zucchini, squash & pumpkin with the species ‘pepo‘; to ensure purity, grow varieties at least 400m apart.  Insect Pollinated
 
             
 

MONTHLY TO DO LIST - August

  • Apply a liquid fertiliser to all vegetables every fortnight.
  • Plant paw paw seedlings as soon as the weather is warm
  • Consider planting gourds for indoor decoration
  • Mound soil around potatoes
  • Divide and replant perennials