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ANCIENT GRAINS            
- 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
- Teff  
Sow Seed
 
  n.a.   Insect Pollinated
CHINESE / ASIAN VEGETABLES            

- 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
 
EDIBLE FLOWERS & FLOWERS            
- Borage   Sow Seed  
LIKESTomato, Strawberry, Squash, Zucchini, Pumpkin
 
  Insect Pollinated
- Butterfly Pea  
Sow Seed
 
  n.a.    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.
GREEN MANURE / FIELD CROP            
- Ancient Grain Carbon Crop  
Sow Seed
 
  Attracts predator insects to the garden
- Beneficial Insect Blend   Sow Seed  
Extremely useful for increasing pollination in both orchards & vegetable gardens.  
 
- Butterfly Pea   Sow Seed  
An attractive way to encourage butterflies into the garden
 
- Chicken Grazing Mix   Sow Seed  
A beneficial mix of hardy greens to give to your feathered friends. 
 
- 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 (Spring / Summer)   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
 
- Khorasan  
Sow Seed
 
  Beneficial for adding bulk organic matter to the soil.  
- 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. 
 
- Medic   Sow Seed  
Commonly used as a cover crop & ideal for using as a living mulch.  Beneficial for adding nitrogen & other nutrients to the soil, suppressing weeds & preventing erosion.  
 
- Millet  
Sow Seed
 
  Commonly used as a soil conditioner for a wide range of soils.  
- 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.  
 
- Oats   Sow Seed  
Beneficial for adding bulk organic matter & controlling nematodes in the soil.
 
- 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
- Echinacea  
Sow Seed
 
  n.a.   n.a.
- Fenugreek   Sow Seed   n.a.  
Cross Pollinated.  Insect Pollinated.
 
- Hyssop  
Sow Seed
 
  LIKES:  Grape    n.a.
- Red Clover   Sow Seed   LIKESOats  
Cross Pollinated.  Insect Pollinated.  
 
- Tarragon  
Sow Seed
 
  n.a.    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.
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

 
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   LIKES: Bean, Leek, Onion, Pea, Radish, Rosemary, Sage, Tomato    DISLIKES: Dill  
Cross-Pollinating; will cross with other parsnip varieties as well as wild parsnip; to ensure purity grow varieties at least 500m apart.  Insect pollinated.
 
Rhubarb (crown)   Plant Crown   LIKESOnion, Garlic, Cabbage, Kale, Broccoli, Turnip, Cauliflower  
Cross-Pollinating; will cross with other varieties of rhubarb.   Insect Pollinated
 
SALAD GREENS            
- 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.  
 
Tomato   Sow Seed   LIKES: Parsley, Asparagus, Basil, Cabbage, Carrot, Onion, Pea, Sage, Marigold, Chive, Broccoli    DISLIKES: Kohl Rabi    
Self-Pollinating; will not cross with other varieties; however to avoid minimal natural cross-pollination in older varieties, grow in blocks harvesting centre fruit, or with a tall growing plant between (eg. climbing bean).
 
Turmeric  
Plant Root
 
  n.a.   n.a.
 
 

 MONTHLY TO DO LIST - September

  • Check lawns and topdress low areas with soil and re-sow bare patches
  • Fertilise fruit trees 
  • Spray decidious fruit trees with Bordeaux mixture
  • Dehead spring bulbs as they finish, but do not cut stems or leaves until they dry off
  • Weed paths and gardens - do not allow to go to seed
  • Lay snail baits after rain
  • Prune hedge trees
  • Fertilise vegetable with a liquid solution every fortnight
  • Mound soil up around potatoes
  • Plant fruit trees such as avocadoes, custard apples, lychees, macadamias, mangoes, mulberry, sapodillas, star fruit & rambutans