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Growing Food Through the Cold Season

Your garden doesn't have to stop producing just because the cold weather has arrived.

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Photo 4 of 5Grow this ornamental variety for its looks, not its taste.

Ornamental Varieties(4 of 5)

Ornamental cabbages and kales are genetically the same as the varieties you grow as edible veggies, but while the ornamental forms are edible, they don't taste as good as their garden-variety cousins. Still, they're often used to "dress up" a dish. The ornamental varieties hold well into winter, their colors intensifying with frost. If they've been gradually acclimated to the cold, they tolerate temperatures as low as 10 degrees.

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