Though it’s chilly outside, there are some vegetable seeds that you can sow in November.
To boost your chances of success, try sowing seeds in a heated propagator or greenhouse. For more tips, take a look at how to protect plants over winter.
For many crops, sowing in autumn will reward you with an early harvest the following year. Some flowering plants can be sown now, too – take a look at five flowers to sow in November for ideas.
Discover five vegetable seeds to sow in November, below.
Spring onion ‘Performer’
Hardier varieties of spring onion, such as ‘Performer’, can be sown in autumn for winter and spring harvests. It does well in pots, making protecting the young plants easier, too. Protect in a greenhouse or with cloches.
First early peas
Chilli peppers, such as ‘Apache’ and ‘Medusa’ can be sown anytime of year, to be grown indoors on the windowsill. In November, when the days are shorter, you’ll want to provide them with warmth, and the brightest spot possible.