Garden Calendar - FEB/MAR/APR
             
Arno King
   
 
   

Late summer rains should now be regularly watering our gardens and with luck, temperatures should be starting to cool off a bit making this an ideal time to get out in the garden to establish new plants and make the most of the moist soil.

This article addresses the following topics:

  • Vegetables
  • Annuals
  • Ponds
  • Weeds

Special information is provided for:

  • Commonly Used Home Remedies
    Seasonal pest and disease control at a glance
  • Vegetable planting schedule for February, March and April for subtropics and tropics
  • Annual planting schedule for February, March and April
  • Perennial Vegetable Planting Guide
  • Cabbages are Kings:
    • Black Tuscan Kale
    • Red Russian Kale
    • Red Cabbage
    • Savoy Cabbage
  • Colourful Foliage:
    • Caricature Plant (Graptophyllum excelsum cultivars)
    • Cordyline (Cordyline fruticosa cultivars)
    • Croton (Codiaeum variegatum var. variegatum cultivars)
    • Fijian Fireplant, Saltbush (Acalypha wilkesiana cultivars)
  • Sun Loving Bromeliads:
    • Aechmea blanchetiana ‘Rubra’
    • Aechmea distichantha var. shlumbergeri
    • Aechmea ‘Little Harve’
    • Empress of Brazil (Alcantarea imperialis)
    • Variegated Red Pineapple (Ananas comosus
      var. bracteatus ‘Striatus’)
    • Neoregelia compacta
    • Neoregelia ‘Noble Descent’

 

From a 10 page Feature Article in Issue Eighteen
 
 
Savoy Cabbage
 
Caricature Plant
 
Aechmea 'Little Harve'
 

     
 
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