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What are the best plants to grow in the winter and when abouts should we plant them?

We're going to spend the Summer preparing our plot, then we'll be ready to begin planting by the end of the Summer.

Mainly need advise on veggies we can grow across the winter. Xx



You'll be in time to plant bulbs for a spring showing - snowdrops, crocuses, daffodils and tulips. There are not so many winter flowering plants to choose from, but there are winter pansies, winter cyclamen, hellebores and shrubs like forsythia and witch hazel. Others here will have further suggestions. Happy gardening!

23 Jul, 2011


Thankyou! Know any good veggies to grow through the winter? Xx

23 Jul, 2011


You might find some plants of winter sprouting broccoli and spring cabbage in garden centres which can be planted in late summer. There are also some winter salads for example.

23 Jul, 2011


Winter flowering heathers provide flower from late November to april if you choose a range of varieties.

Erica Carnea and Darleyensis are my favourites. Typw "winter flowering heather" into google images and you'll see a good range

23 Jul, 2011


Thankyous! Xx

25 Jul, 2011


Hellebores have lovely flowers in winter

25 Jul, 2011

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