The air is crisp, the birds are tweeting, the flowers are in full bloom - ah yes, spring is here! So perhaps you're wondering: what are the best spring fruits and veggies to enjoy? We've got your seasonal food guide right here to tuck into.
Top 10 spring fruits
Spring is the season for fresh, fleshy fruits in all colours of the rainbow. If you're a berry lover, you're in luck as cherries and strawberries ripen and hit the farmer's markets. There are also citrus varieties on offer, like lemons, grapefruit, oranges and mandarins.
Here are 10 spring fruits you'll love to enjoy this season:
Top 10 spring vegetables
There's a beautiful array of colourful veggies hitting the shelves this season. From avocado and beans, to cauliflower, mushrooms, peas and spinach: all the ingredients you need to make salads, soups, casseroles and anything else your heart (and tummy) desires.
Give these 10 spring veggies a try:
- Sweet corn
There's also brussel sprouts, beansprouts, artichoke, fennel, silverbeet and cabbage to enjoy.
Spring gardening tips
The sun is out and gardens all across Australia are in full bloom. So if you're a green thumb - or want to create a veggie garden from scratch, now's a great time to get stuck in!
Spring is the perfect time to:
- Fertilise your lawn
- Sow seeds
- Plant cuttings
- Give your evergreens a good drink
- Plant some perennials, annuals, shrubs or trees
What fruits and veggies should you plant? That depends on where you live. So check with your local nursery or garden centre before digging.
To learn how to cook your spring fruits and veggies, check out our recipe section with awesome healthy and delicious recipes.
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