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    February Garden In The Northern Hemisphere

    February is, no doubt, a cold and stormy month in the northern half of the world and cabbage and kale are popular vegetables for harvesting and cooking this month. Here is list of other vegetables and fruits that will come to harvest in February in the some regions of the northern hemisphere: Vegetables: asparagus, Brussels […] More

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    February Garden in the Southern Hemisphere

    Plant cabbage for spring harvest

    February is late summer in the Southern Hemisphere. Autumn will come officially to Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Argentina, Uruguay and Chile on March 21. Planting slows down in the late summer garden. Spring cabbage can be sown this month and so can parsley for winter harvest. Now is the time for the last sowing […] More

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    January Garden In The Southern Hemisphere

    January brings summer holidays in the Southern Hemisphere. It’s midsummer in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Argentina, Uruguay and Chile. Australia Day is coming January 26. Australia Day is the official national holiday of Australia. On that day in 1788 the British Admiral Arthur Philip and his fleet of 11 ships arrived in Sydney Cove […] More

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    End of October Harvest

    As October comes to a close, the final harvest of the hardier vine crops is underway and the fresh fall pickings of greens and root crops have begun. Kale is approaching full maturity and cabbages are starting to slow down in their growth. Now is the time to enjoy your final fresh pickings of tender […] More

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    Early October Fresh Harvest

    Clear October days are great for taking walks and picking up bright fall leaves. If you are headed to the farm market this week, keep in mind that in many regions of the the northern hemisphere the first true frost of autumn is just around the corner. Eggplant and peppers will soon be making their […] More

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    June Harvest in the Southern Hemisphere

    Winter begins this week in the Southern Hemisphere. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of good things coming out of the garden. The citrus harvest is in full swing now. Sweet navel oranges, early mandarins, limes, grapefruits, and tangelos are ready for the table. Late apples, avocadoes, bananas, guavas, feijoas, early kiwifruit, olives, and […] More

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    June Planting in the Southern Hemisphere

    June is the slowest time of the year in the gardens of the cool, temperate regions of the Southern Hemisphere—Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Argentina, Uruguay and Chile. Winter starts on June 21. The spring planting season is not that far away, so now is the time to clean up around the garden and get […] More

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    May Harvest in the Southern Hemisphere

    The seasons are changing and winter is around the corner in the Southern Hemisphere. The warm-season harvest is complete and now is the time to look ahead to the cool-season crops and fruits that will be ready soon. If you still have beans, cauliflower, broccoli, and corn coming in from the garden, consider freezing some […] More

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    May Planting In The Southern Hemisphere

    Winter crops should be planted out during May in the cool, temperate regions of the Southern Hemisphere—Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Argentina, Uruguay and Chile. You can still plant broad beans through the fall, but now is the time to concentrate on planting your winter crops: hearting varieties of lettuce, carrots, spinach, radishes, and peas. […] More