Some people think that growing vegetables is something for only the spring and summer, however that is not the case. Check out the list of vegetables that can withstand the cold temperature of this coming winter.
These 8 frost resistant vegetables are perfect for your fall garden or for an early spring planting. Frost resistant is more accurately described as frost tolerant, which means that these veggies will still be fine after a frost, but may not necessarily withstand a hard freeze. In many cases, a light frost will actually improve the flavor of the vegetable.
8 Frost Resistant Vegetables to Try
There are lots of frost resistant and cold tolerant vegetables to try. These 8 frost resistant vegetables are some of the most popular as well as the most tolerant to even a hard frost
Broccoli can be planted as early as six weeks before the first frost-free date, but it does best as a fall garden crop. Young plants should be hardened off before transplanting into your garden. Broccoli can tolerate temperatures from 26 to 31 degrees.
Brussels sprouts do so well in the cold that they are often harvested well into winter. This is one vegetable that improves in flavor when exposed to cold temperatures. Frosts will actually increase the sugar content, effectively eliminating the bitter taste so often experienced in summer sprouts.