Winter Sown Vegetables


Corn, Beans, and Squash
Winter Sowing is fabulous for starting veggies. I've always had problems with direct sowing veggie seeds....the
seeds get eaten by birds or critters, or they either dessicate or rot in the soil, or bugs eat them, or there's insufficient germination (for whatever else reason) so I tried doing veggies last year and it WORKS!!!!

Some good choices are:

Allium family (onions, shallots, garlic, chives)

Artichokes (zone seven and warmer)



Brassica family (cabbage, broccoli, kale, collards, etc)





Corn (select an "early" type as it can germinate at lower temps)

Curcubit family (cukes, squash, pumpkins, melons, gourds)

Herbs (edible and ornamental)


Nightshade family (eggplant, tomatoes, peppers, potatoes - from real seeds....not "seed potatoes" ;-)

Oriental veggies (any)





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