When we think about planting in our vegetable garden we often think of spring time, however Autumn is a ideal time to plant a variety of vegetables and fruit. Autumn is considered the best season for plants to establish their roots and when spring rolls around, you have a happy healthy plant.
Fortunately for us, due to our sub-tropical climate and mild winters we have the advantage of being able to grow and plant all year round. However, winter time is the preferred time of year to plant fruit trees in most places.
We've put together some tips on what to plant if you live on the Gold Coast or other parts of South East Queensland or Tweed regions.
VEGETABLES TO PLANT IN AUTUMN & WINTER
Most varieties of lettuce
FRUIT TREES TO PLANT IN AUTUMN & WINTER
Some fruit trees are self-fertile, which mean it will fruit even if it is growing on its own. However some are not so its always best to check if your fruit tree needs a companion for pollinating.
HERBS TO PLANT IN AUTUMN AND WINTER