The beginning of winter need not be the end of your growing season. People are increasingly turning to homegrown food, and they don’t want to be put off by frost or a few inches of snow.
There are several frost-hardy vegetables which will help you extend the season. For example, you can plant root vegetables such as carrots, radish and beetroot late in the autumn and then leave them to grow under a thick layer of mulch.
They can be dug up in the middle of the winter to get some really sweet tubers. But you don’t have to settle for root veggies alone. With a little extra effort and spending, you can grow a variety of greens and other vegetables for your table throughout winter.
Here are a few ways to beat the frost