18 Sep 2008

Our Planting List

Most of the beds in our kitchen garden experience severe frosts, which arrive anytime from April until the middle of October. Despite that, we can grow even tender lettuce seedlings in the bed nearest the house.

The following list records the varieties that are currently in our garden or annuals that we planted last season. It is important to remember that these are all kid friendly and don't require too much extra work!


  • Bay tree
  • Lemongrass
  • Marjoram
  • Mint
  • Oregano
  • Rosemary
  • Sage
  • Thyme
  • Vietnamese mint


  • Almond
  • Apple
  • Fig
  • Lemon
  • Lime
  • Kaffir lime
  • Pear
  • Strawberries



  • Basil
  • Coriander
  • Parsley (tends to be biannual in our garden
  • Thai basil


  • Beetroot
  • Bok choy
  • Broccoli
  • Cabbage
  • Celery
  • Gai laan
  • Lettuce
  • Peas
  • Radiccio
  • Rocket
  • Silverbeet
  • Tomatoes

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