Seasonal availability

The Diggers Club offers a range of LIVING products which are only available during the year when IN SEASON, and at the times when it is best for you to grow them. 

These seasonal times are listed to the right and you'll find them in your Diggers magazines throughout the year.

At other times of the year all products can be viewed to help you with your planning, but will not be available to purchase.

Is it in season?

Vegetable, Flower and Herb seeds

Available all year round

Flowering perennials, trees and shrubs

January to mid-December

Fruit trees, citrus, berries and herbs

January to mid-December

Garlic

Available January to May

Spring flowering bulbs

Order from January for delivery from mid February

Summer and autumn flowering bulbs

Order in November for delivery from December

Gourmet seed potatoes, onion and shallot bulbs

Order in May for June delivery 

Roses

Order bare root roses in May for June delivery

Hardware, tools and books

Available all year round

Vegetable seedlings including tomatoes, capsicums and eggplants

Available to from September to mid December, while stocks last

Bare root strawberry runners

Available to order in May for delivery in early June

This month in the garden

Plan and plant your cool season vegie patch

Autumn is the best time of year for sowing and growing brassicas such as cabbage and cauliflower, because Cabbage White Butterfly is not as active in cooler months. Find out what to sow and what to grow in your garden this month: Cool Zone, Warm Zone, Hot Zone, Subtropical Zone or Tropical Zone.

Grow a green manure crop

Improve your soil by growing your own green manures, they are easy to grow and create a healthy soil capable of producing abundant crops.  Free Download 'How to grow green manure'

Caring for perennials

Cut back summer flowering perennials in autumn after flowering and plant new perennials ready for your summer garden. Our ‘This plant goes with that’ advice will help you to choose the best combination for your garden.  Read about how to create art by planting summer perennial combinations. or download a free summer flowering perennial garden design!

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