Not many people realise that our mild climate in Coastal Nova Scotia allows for some plants to grow all winter long. Parsley, parsnips, leeks, and spinach will survive being frozen over. I plant parsnips in August for an April harvest. I have also heard encouraging reports from beets and turnips but have not tried these out. Lettuce, radishes, arugula and peas won’t live through the … Continue reading Winter Planting: Gardening Doesn’t End in July!