No one wants to leave the vegetable plot of their backyard empty in winters. Everyone wants to enjoy fresh vegetable from their backyard. But how? According to agriculture experts, it’s really hard to take care of plants in winters comparing to summers. But don’t worry, there are several vegetables that you can grow throughout the coldest months.
Today, we are going to list 7 such vegetables that can be grown into winters. So, without wasting time, here we go:
Spring Onions Vegetables
Spring onion is one of the favorite vegetables of salad lovers. It’s easy to grow and will be ready for harvest by early Spring. All it requires is shallow planting and the most surface of the soil. To maintain the moisture and save those seeds from insect/weather damage, cover the beds with a row cover (transparent or semi-transparent, both are okay) and remove it as soon as seeds begin to sprout.
Often used in Mediterranean cooking, this leafy green vegetable is also easy to grow. It’s a “cut and comes again” vegetable. Means, you harvest the leafs and they’ll grow again. Planting and caring procedure of Perpetual Spinach are identical to Spring Onions and don’t require much time. Talking about health benefits, it helps to control the blood pressure.
Also known as Tic Bean, Pigeon Bean, Windsor Bean, Horse Bean, English Bean, Bell Bean, Field Bean, Faba Bean, Fava Bean and Vicia Faba; the Broad Bean falls under pea family Fabaceae. Planting and caring procedure of Perpetual Spinach are identical to Spring Onions and don’t require much time. Loaded with Folate, Iron, and Zinc, Broad Bean helps your immune system to work properly.
Almost every person likes peas. With fast growing nature, peas are one of the best vegetables to grow in winters. It is also one of the healthiest vegetables. In addition to minerals and vitamins, peas also provide carotenoid phytonutrients, lutein, and zeaxanthin that are helpful in improving your vision and keep your eyes healthy.
If you have enough, you can plant Asparagus. You can also a different variety of Asparagus to enjoy the diversity of flavor and color. Much like the peas, it is also proven to be one of the healthiest vegetables. Loaded with Fiber, Folate, Vitamin A, C, E & K, it is a brain booster and helps you fight with Cancer.
Carrots are one of the easily grown vegetables. With planting and caring procedure identical to Spring Onions, Carrots can be used in salad and cooked with other vegetables like potato. You can also plant different varieties of carrots together to enjoy the diversity of flavor and color. Talking about benefits of eating carrots, it improves vision, slows down aging, prevents Cancer, prevents infection, prevents heart disease and prevents stroke.
This vegetable stands at the top in several vegetable lovers’ favorite vegetables. Cabbage requires much attention than any other aforementioned vegetables. You need to prepare their beds well and cover with a row cover to protect from insect/weather damage.
So, you have the name and procedure, what are you waiting for? Plant them now. And if you don’t have time for this, hire a gardener in your area through KINCT. Download the app now.