If you love to garden but are afraid the cold weather could put a damper on your efforts, try cold-weather veggies that are hardy enough to cope. When you plant these, the oddly-timed snow storm won’t cause you to lose your harvest.
While broccoli will likely go dormant while it’s cold, when the sunshine and warmer temperatures come out, it’ll liven up again.
Your collard greens can withstand a snowy day or two. However, just be sure you don’t let them freeze.
Did you know that cabbage can germinate in temperatures all the way down to 40 degrees farenheit?
Growing kale in winter is not only possible, it can thrive! In fact, many gardeners report that the leaves taste sweeter in colder weather, and more bitter when it’s hot out.
Spinach is another leafy vegetable that might taste even better growing in cooler temperatures. Snow and frost won’t kill your plant, but don’t let it freeze through.
Your kids’ favorite vegetable, right? If Brussels sprouts are your favorite, don’t be afraid to grow them in cooler weather.
Also called Chinese cabbage, Pak Choi is an excellent winter vegetable. It’ll grow well in temperatures from 45-75 degrees.
Different types of lettuce will grow well for you even in colder temperatures. Most of them won’t be killed off by a snow storm. In fact, many people have learned how to harvest different types of lettuce all year long.
If your ground rarely freezes long and hard in winter, you may be able to get a great carrot harvest by planing them in late summer. A snow storm or two shouldn’t hurt your carrot plants at all.
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