How I grow

Growing Brussels Sprouts in Tasmania

Growing Brussels Sprouts in Tasmania

Growing Brussels Sprouts in Tasmania I am an avid fan of what seems to be the controversial Brussel Sprout. Autumn to winter sprouts steamed with some butter is all I need; however my wife turns them into some delicious sides for dinner. Like other vegetables in the Brassicaceae family such as Broccoli and Cauliflower, Brussels …

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Growing carrots in Tasmania

growing carrots in tasmania

How I grow carrots in Tasmania   Carrots are a perfect crop for the Tasmanian as you can nearly grow an all year round supply. You really want to sow carrots in loose, compost-rich soil free of pebbles, stones or other large objects. I regularly plant straight into fresh organic compost from the Hobart tip …

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Growing Cauliflower in Tasmania (my way)

growing cauliflower

Growing Cauliflower in Tasmania (my way) Cauliflower (Brassica oleracea, Botrytis group) is one of my favourite vegetables. It prefers the cooler weather but a summer crop is possible in Tasmania. Cauliflower has a distinct nuttiness and is similar to broccoli in flavour. The main edible part of the flower, of which we don’t want coming too soon …

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Growing Asian Greens in Tasmania

Growing Asian Greens

Growing Asian Greens in Tasmania Growing Asian Greens is quite new to many Australian gardeners, well quite new to me over the past decade anyway. I first started with Mizuna and Mibuna and was surprised at the high yields collected over that winter. Since then I have been experimenting with many different varieties with failures and …

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How I grow potatoes in Tasmania

grow potatoes in Tasmania

How I grow Potatoes in Tasmania. (Note this is just how I do it, there are many great growers who have their way) Potato (Solanum tuberosum) is in my opinion the most important food plant in my garden. Who doesn’t like spuds on the dinner plate. There is a reason the spud spread quickly around …

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Growing Peas in Tasmania

growing peas in tasmania

Growing Peas in Tasmania Growing Peas are an ideal crop for places like Tasmania with a cool climate as they have time to mature before the weather gets warm. The ideal growing temperature for peas is 13-21°C, a range commonly seen from winter to summer here. Sow peas in the garden 6 weeks before the …

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Growing Tomatoes in Tasmania?

Growing tomatoes in Tasmania

Growing Tomatoes in Tasmania There is no one way that is the best way to grow tomatoes. But there are some things that can help you increase your chances of success. When I grew tomatoes in QLD, it was a little different to here in Tasmania due to the heat and humidity differences. Below is …

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