What jobs do I need to do in the Australian garden in February?
Plant peas, beans, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, leeks, lettuce, kale, silver beet, beetroot.
Plant autumn flowering bulbs such as belladonna lilies, nerines and colchicum.
Plant annuals such as impatiens, and French marigold.
Fertilise the whole garden and add soil wetting agent at the same time
Lightly trim hedges.
Remove spent flowers from summer flowering plants to prolong their blooming.
In the vegetable garden watch for caterpillars, thrips, aphids, whitefly and other soft-bodied insect pests
Spraying roses with a solution of 1 part milk to 9 parts water will help to keep them looking good
Bin or burn any rust affected leaves from frangipani trees to avoid spreading the disease