Traditionally planted on St Patrick’s Day, 17 March, sweet peas are grown for their pretty flowers and sweet fragrance. All parts of the plant are poisonous*, so why grow them in an edible garden? Read on and find out!
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LEMON SCENTED VERBENA
Lemon Scented Verbena is a highly scented, easy-to-grow, perennial shrub, with a myriad of uses. What’s not to love?
Mint is an evergreen herb which is used for culinary and medicinal purposes. Its fragrant leaves are said to repel some flying insects and the dried leaves can be used to repel ants.
With the advent of the warm weather, it’s time to start warm weather crops, like beans, corn, tomatoes, chillies, capsicums, peppers, cucumbers, melons, zucchini, squash and pumpkins.
Whatever the colour, Nasturtiums add a bright splash to the garden, your salad, sandwich or as a garnish!