Just because the winter cold is still around, doesn't mean you can't get a head start on your gardening! Believe it or not, you can actually start planting in January , but February is an even better month to plant as it gets closer to the gardening season. So what to plant in February? Below is a guide to planting fruits & veggies in the winter months so you can get a mega head start on your garden!
What to Plant in February
All of the vegetables below can be started indoors from seeds. Simply follow the instructions on the seed packets OR click on the link of the different veggies.
- Asparagus – sow now, transplant in the spring
- Eggplant – sow now, transplant in the summer.
- Grow basil indoors, and transplant outdoors in the spring/summer, or just leave indoors on a windowsill.
- Celeriac – sow now, transplant in the spring.
- Cucumber – sow now, transplant in the summer.
- Tomato – sow now, transplant in the spring.
- Leeks – sow now, transplant in the spring.
- Large onions – sow now, transplant in the spring.
- Sweet peppers – sow now, transplant in the spring.
Below is a list of things you can plant outdoors in February as long as the soil isn't frozen!
- Redcurrants, whitecurrants, blackcurrants, and gooseberries
The above are just guidelines, so make sure to inspect your soil and keep a close eye on the climate. Some winters tend to be harsher than others, or vice versa.
Now that you know what to plant in February, it's time to roll up your sleeves and get to planting!