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Keeping Your Garden Green in Colder Regions: Great Ideas for You

It might always be a little chilly outdoors, but that occasional dose of sunshine should bring out the gardener in you!  With just a little preparation on your part, Mother Nature can transform your garden into an enchanting, flowery tapestry. Isn’t it time you started on those pet garden projects, rather than wait for a perfect day?
Leafing out
Your choice of crops that can survive in colder regions should depend not only on cold tolerance, but also on their growth habit and schedule. Spinach, for instance, is a hardy winter plant that puts out new leaves persistently. You can see it bloom all winter. 
Vegetable and fruit gardening
A large variety of crops can grow in areas known to stay cold year-around. Veggies such as broccoli, cabbage, Brussels sprouts, peas, collards, spinach, mustard greens, kale, and several types of lettuce prefer cooler temperatures.
Apart from these, other choices you can consider for your cold weather garden are root vegetables such as beets, turn…