Monday, 25 January 2010

Autumn Seed Planting 2010

We may still have a couple of heatwaves to get through this summer but I've started on my Autumn seed sowing for winter! There are a lot of varieties on the list but I've only planted 1 punnet (or pot) of each...and don't forget my excesses are sold at the local markets. I have a few more Brassica seeds on their way in a seed order but they will go in as they arrive!

Greens/Brassicas:
Broccoli Brassica oleracea var. italica
- Romanesco from Cornucopia seeds
- Purple Sprouting from 4Seasons Seeds
- Nutri-Bud Brassica oleracea from The Lost Seed
Cabbage
- Red Choi Brassica rapa var. chinensis from Green Harvest
- Purple Flowered Choy Brassica rapa var. purpurea from Green Harvest
- Ethiopian from Seed Savers Network and listed as Brassica oleracea
Cauliflower Brassica oleracea var. botrytis
- Violet Sicilian from Green Harvest
- Mini from Diggers
- Self Blanche from The Lost Seed
Celery
-Soup Kintsai Apium graveolens var. dulce from New Gippsland Seeds & Bulbs
-Tendercrisp Apium graveolens var. dulce from The Lost Seed
Celtuce Lactuca sativa from 4seasons Seeds
Corn Salad Valerianella locusta from Phoenix Seeds
Dandelion Red Ribbed Chicorium intybus from The Lost Seed
Kale
-Thousand Headed Brassica oleracea var. acephala from The Lost Seed
-Lacinato Brassica oleracea from The Lost Seed
Lettuce Lactuca sativa
- Marvel of 4 Seasons from Green Harvest
- Rouge D Hiver from Diggers
- Red Velvet from Diggers
Rocket Eruca sativa from DT Brown
Silverbeet Rainbow Mix Beta vulgaris from 4Seasons Seeds
Tatsoi Brassica navinosa from Diggers

Herbs:
Caraway Carum carvi from Eden Seeds
Chamomile Dyers Anthemis tinctoria from Cornucopia seeds
Chervil Curled Anthriscus cerefolium from The Lost Seed
Echinacea Echinacea purpurea from Cornucopia seeds
Fennel Florence Foeniculum dulce from Greenpatch
Fennel Bronze Foeniculum vulgare nigra from Eden Seeds
Mitsuba Cryptotaenia japonica from 4Seasons Seeds
Parsley Curled Petroselinum sativum from DT Brown
Parsley Italian Petroselinum sativum from Eden Seeds

Flowers for the edge beds:
Ageratum Ageratum mexicana from DT Brown
Alyssum Pastal Carpet Mixed Lobularia maritima from DT Brown
Alyssum white Lobularia maritima from DT Brown
Hollyhocks mixed Alcea rosea Local seeds from markets
Phacelia Phacelia tanacetifolia from Phoenix Seeds
Poppies (unknown type except that they are 'pink') Local seeds from markets
Sweet William Dianthus barbatus Local seeds from markets

Edited on 26 Jan 2010 to add seeds sown from The Lost Seed order.

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