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Aeroponic Gardening in Climate Zones Australia

With the Airgarden, you can grow more than 150 different plants - basically anything that doesn't grow in the ground, or on grapevines, bushes and trees.

As it creates a controlled growing environment the Airgarden makes it possible to grow many plants all year round, however depending on your location and the season you’re growing in, some plants will thrive better than others throughout the year.

Types of Climate Zones for Gardening

Australia has a variety of climate zones due to its large size and diverse geography. Understanding the climate zone of your location is essential for successful growing in your Airgarden, as it allows you to choose plants that are well-suited to the environmental conditions of your area and determine the best time to plant your garden. For a personalised plan, you can take our growing quiz to find out exactly what to grow in your location).

There are five main climate zones in Australia:

Tropical

The northern part of Australia experiences a tropical climate, characterized by high temperatures and high humidity year-round. The wet season is from November to April and the dry season is from May to October.

Subtropical

The eastern coast of Australia, including Sydney and Brisbane, and the southwest corner of Australia, including Perth, has a subtropical climate with warm to hot summers and mild to cool winters. Rainfall is moderate throughout the year.

Desert/arid

The central part of Australia is dominated by desert climate, with hot temperatures during the day and cool temperatures at night. The region is very dry, with little rainfall.

Temperate

The southern part of Australia, including Melbourne, has a temperate climate with mild to warm summers and cool to cold winters. Rainfall is moderate throughout the year.

Cool

The Australian Alps, and all of Tasmania have an alpine climate, characterized by cold winters and cool summers with high precipitation.

Seasonal Gardening in Climate Zones

The following chart outlines what climate zone you're growing in, alongside the best plants to grow in your Airgarden throughout the seasons.

Seasonal plants for autumn & winter

Zone Herbs Veggies

Subtropical

Comfrey, parsley, chamomile, dill, mint, thyme, marjoram, lavender, sage, lavender, tarragon, oregano  

Beans, Broccoli, Brussel sprouts, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Kale, Lettuce, Pak / bok choy, Rocket, Silverbeet, Peas / snow peas, Spinach, Sunflower, Tomatoes

Subtropical

Dill, coriander, thyme, sage, mint, oregano, basil, marjoram, tarragon, chives, parsley  
 

Beans, Broccoli, Cabbage, Capsicum, Cauliflower, Cucumber, Eggplant, Silverbeet, Kale, Leeks, Lettuce, Rocket, Tomatoes, Spinach, Zucchini

Desert / arid

Parsley, coriander, marjoram, thyme, oregano, lavender, comfrey, dill, chives, curry leaves, mint, sage, oregano, rosemary  

Beans, Broccoli, Capsicum, Cauliflower, Kale, Lettuce, Peas/Snow Peas, Rocket, Spring Onion, Silverbeet, Spinach, Tomatoes

Temperate

Oregano, Parsley, Chives  

Broccoli, Brussel sprouts, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Kale, Leeks, Lettuce, Pak / bok choy, Peas / snow peas, Rocket, Silverbeet, Spinach

Cool

Dill, chives, spring onion, parsley, wheatgrass  

Bok choy, cauliflower, cabbage, wombok, collards, leek, kale, lettuce, mustard greens, spring onion, pak choy, radicchio, spinach, rocket, watercress, silverbeet

Seasonal plants for spring and summer

Zone Herbs Veggies

Subtropical

Basil, chives, oregano  

Beans, Capsicum, Cucumber, Eggplant, Lettuce, Silverbeet, Squash, Rocket, Kale, Sunflower, Tomatoes, Zucchini

Subtropical

Dill, coriander, thyme, sage, mint, oregano, basil, marjoram, tarragon, chives, parsley  
 

Beans, Capsicum, Cucumber, Eggplant, Kale, Collards, Lettuce (any), Asian greens, Rocket, Spring Onion, Silverbeet, Squash, Tomatoes, Zucchini

Desert / arid

Parsley, coriander, marjoram, thyme, oregano, lavender, comfrey, dill, chives, curry leaves, mint, sage, oregano, rosemary  

Beans, Broccoli, Capsicum, Cauliflower, Kale, Lettuce, Peas/Snow Peas, Rocket, Spring Onion, Silverbeet, Spinach, Tomatoes

Temperate

Basil, Chives, Parsley, Coriander, Dill  

Beans, Broccoli, Cabbage, Capsicum, Cucumber, Eggplant, Kale, Leeks, Lettuce, Asian Greens, Rocket, Silverbeet, Spring onions, Tomatoes, Zucchini

Cool

Coriander, dill, basil, chives, marigold, mint, parsley, thyme  

Eggplant, capsicum, jalapenos, chilli, leek, lemongrass, lettuce, silverbeet, pumpkin, spring onion, rocket, watercress, sorrel, spinach, strawberry

The Airgarden is Australia's first homegrown aeroponic vertical garden for home-growers, making it fast and easy to grow a serious harvest of fresh herbs, leafy greens, vegetables and flowers from home. The Airgarden uses aeroponic technology which enables plants to grow three times faster and with 95% less water than growing with soil, meaning you'll be harvesting in as little as two weeks.

If you have any questions about growing with aeroponics that were not answered on this page, get in contact with the Airgarden team 7 days a week via email, live chat or phone. You can also take our growing quiz to learn more about what to grow in your location.

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