Category: Growing food

The most local food is the food you grow yourself! Ballarat has a challenging climate at times, but with our advice you’ll soon be eating from your own backyard. Our regular articles teach you how to grow seasonal fruits and veggies for yourself. your family, or to share with others.

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What to plant in November in Ballarat

November is traditionally the time to plant tomatoes in Ballarat – Melbourne Cup Day, specifically, but with weather like this year’s, nobody will blame you if you’re a bit late. This is the month...

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What to plant in October in Ballarat

If you want to grow veggies over the summer, October is prime planting season.  As the weather warms up, delicate spring greens like lettuce and bok choy are at their peak, and seasonal treats...