Above: They’re slow to start, but plant delphiniums now and you’ll enjoy a colour show this spring.
Each month, we give ideas, tips and planting advice for different climate zones, so it’s important to find the zone number for your area.
Zones 2-6: Bellis, carnation, delphinium, foxglove, honesty, lobelia, marigold, nasturtium, nemesia, pansy, poppy, primula, snapdragon and stock.
Zones 7-8: Alyssum, calendula, carnation, celosia, everlasting daisy, French marigold, linaria, nemesia, petunia and phlox.
All zones: Beetroot, broad beans, broccoli, carrot, lettuce, onion, parsley, peas, radish and silverbeet.
Zones 2-5: Asparagus crowns, cabbage, chives, coriander, snow peas and spring onion.
Zones 6-8: Green shallot, kohlrabi, radish. In tropical areas, plant capsicum, cucumber, endive, potatoes, squash, sweet corn, tomato and zucchini.