Sue Sanderson

Sue Sanderson – our horticulturist expert

Sue Says
Many Brassicas make ideal winter vegetables but will need sowing straight away to give them a chance to grow before the frosts. Try hardy cabbages such as ‘Tundra’ or ‘January King’. Similarly Kale also makes an excellent winter vegetable and can be quite attractive, such as ‘Black Tuscany’ On the theme of attractive vegetables, purple sprouting broccoli makes an unusual addition to the winter vegetable garden. Hardy lettuce ‘All the Year Round’ is a great crop for sowing now for winter salads You could also try onion sets for autumn planting such as ‘Hi Keeper’

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