Hello fellow gardeners,
Having had a disasterous frst season trying to grow my own vegies, I
thought I would try some winter varieties.
I know where I went wrong with my spring/summer crops, ie:
I have read online that you can plant sprouts, cabbage, peas and broad
beans, but different sites contradict eachother as to when they can be
Any help or tips(both would be very nice) please for a frustrated
Thanks in advance
Sprouts as in mung beans, alfalfa, etc indoors? Yeah, that's not too
hard. Google comes up with
This one has a number of insect pests, at least in many places. For a
small scale garden just picking off the insects by hand is often
practical. But yes, does well in the fall.
Here in Washington, DC, USA (USDA zone 7), I've read this does better
in the spring (the plants being more cold tolerant than the pods).
But the UK winters are probably milder, so if you have read it works
there as a fall/winter crop, sure.
Probably will overwinter for a spring harvest. Although I'm not sure
exactly how mild the winter has to be for this to work.
You could also consider:
and probably some other cold weather crops I'm not thinking of just
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