How to plant winter cabbages

In this video clip, Monty plants out winter cabbages, giving advice on spacing, watering and protecting plants from pests.

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Aug

August is the time to plant young winter cabbages into their final position on the veg plot. Watch this practical video from Gardeners' World to pick up expert tips on planting depth, spacing and watering, and how to build a simple netting cage to protect the plants from pigeons and cabbage white butterflies. Monty Don is planting one of his favourite heritage cabbage varieties, 'Red Drumhead', which he harvests from November through to March.

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