8 Snow-Hardy Vegetables You (Really) Can Grow During Winter

8 Snow.hardy vegetables to grow in the winter.

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Written by: Kristen Duever

8 Snow-Hardy Vegetables You (Really) Can Grow During Winter

Do you ever feel like having some garden fresh vegetables, but then realize it is November? It may cheer you to know there are some vegetables that can survive winter’s grasp. You can’t just leave the crops open to the elements, however, and you do need to plan and understand a little about winter gardening.

During the winter, organic gardening is still the best option for healthy crops. Plants are under a lot of stress in these cold months. Of course, they will still need good soil and good compost.

If you live in a cold climate, winter vegetables need to be planted by mid-August so a root system can be developed before everything gets cold and frozen, but if you live in a warmer region, you can plant later. Hoop houses or cold frames help protect the crops from the deep freezes. Guard and insulate…

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Posted on November 8, 2016, in Everyday Life. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Thanks for this. I have only started winter gardening in the last few years. Have you ever tried winter carrots? They have a much stronger flavor than those grown in the summer and are fantastic for flavoring stews.

    • Yes we have tried carrot during the fall. I think they are sweeter. The deer and moose like them as well. We usually plant enough for them too. We have few deer come the last couple of nights looking for them

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