If you’re new to gardening, you may have this idea that gardening ends when fall hits. We’re here to debunk that myth by letting you know how and what you can plant in the winter months.
How else do you think the name winter vegetable came up? Take a look at the plentiful produce options you can consider growing this winter. With a little care and ingenuity, you can have high quality produce all year long in your maintained backyard.
What Can You Plant in the Winter?
Let’s answer the big question on everyone’s mind: What can I plant during the winter that will look and taste good? Here are some popular produce options:
All of these produce options can be planted or sown directly outdoors. These vegetables can handle the harsh cold winter weather. However, as a helpful tip, if a hard frost is coming in, consider throwing a fleece or warming blanket over the top of the produce to keep them from dying completely.
Planting in a Greenhouse
With a greenhouse, your options for what vegetables you can plant in the winter becomes much more open. A greenhouse creates an environment that generally is warmer and has controlled humidity and/or temperature.
These vegetable choices may include:
- Other greens
Of course, before planting any vegetables, it’s always helpful to reach out to your nearest nursery. They can help determine which vegetables will thrive in your geographic region and backyard space. With a properly managed yard, it’s easier to have a successful winter garden. Contact us today to keep your landscaping in tip-top shape year round!