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Top veg seeds for a winter harvest

Winter has never meant that you have to forgo home grown veg.

With a little planning, it is possible to continue to be self-sufficient and to have a plenty supply of tasty, nutritious vegetables just yards from your kitchen door.

Here are our top vegetables to grow from seed for a winter harvest:

Broccoli

Try Unwins Early Purple Sprouting Broccoli.

Harvest from November to March.

An old favourite, reliable and a heavy cropper.

Read our how to grow broccoli guide to find out more.

Brussels Sprouts

The Unwins Brussels Sprouts variety ‘Bosworth’ is great to try.

Harvest from October to December.

A great garden variety, cropping in time for Christmas.

Read our how to grow brussels sprouts guide to find out more.

Cabbages

A great variety is the Cabbage ‘Tundra’ (F1 Hybrid).

Harvest from November to March.

A very hardy variety with a sweet flavour.

Read our how to grow cabbages guide to find out more.

Leeks

Give the Leek variety ‘Oarsman’ a go.

Harvest from November to January.

Very hardy and a heavy cropper, producing large leeks.

Read our how to grow leeks guide to find out more.

Spinach

The Spinach Beet variety ‘Perpetual’ is a great variety.

Harvest until November.

Pick leaves as needed.

 

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