Winter Herbs – Planting Guide
Posted On June 4, 2008
Hello Herb Lovers,
If you think your herb gardening days slow down now that winter has set in you might be surprised to hear that the cold season is a busy one indeed.
No matter what area and what climate, now is the perfect time to update your garden with new herbs. Try these herbs for your area.
Cold Climate & Southern Tableland Areas (e.g. Melbourne)
Chives, curry, dill, mint, parsley, sage and thyme
Temperate Areas (e.g. Sydney)
Chamomile, comfrey, coriander, dill, feverfew, garlic, lavender, lemon balm, marjoram, mint, parsley, oregano, sage and thyme. Remember to protect your coriander from frost.
Subtropical & Coastal (e.g. Northern NSW, S.E. Queensland )
Chamomile, comfrey, dill, garlic, lavender, lemon balm, marjoram, mint, parsley, oregano, sage and thyme.
Tropical (e.g. North Queensland)
Dill, garlic, marjoram, mint, parsley, oregano, sage and thyme.
Outback (e.g. Inland and desert)
Basil, chives, coriander, dill, mint, oregano, parsley, sage and thyme.
Go out there, stick your hands in the dirt and enjoy the cooler weather. Come spring you will be glad you did.