August Gardening Guide – Mediterranean Climate
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August Gardening Guide – Mediterranean Climate

August Gardening Guide – Mediterranean Climate Image credit: Wikipedia Commons Soil Care We’ve had a very cold July with reasonable rainfall. That’s great for those fruit trees that need sufficient winter chill to set fruit, but a little challenging for the poor subtropicals that don’t like cold wet feet. Especially in areas with alkaline soil, the citrus…

August Gardening Guide – Cool Climate
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August Gardening Guide – Cool Climate

August Gardening Guide – Cool Climate What to Plant in August?  Potatoes, peas, broad beans, Jerusalem artichokes, rhubarb divisions, chive divisions, oca (a tuberous oxalis relative that grows like a potato). And all the leafy greens: lettuce, rocket, Asian greens, celery and English spinach. In raised beds and warm spots start with succession sowings of carrot and…