Sep 27, 2021 - Things to Do
Get your winter gardens in
A row of fertilized seedlings in Ben's garden in Seminole Heights.
Ben's garden in Seminole Heights. Photo: Ben Montgomery/Axios

If you've been thinking about getting a "winter" garden going, now's the time.

  • A slew of plants do well in central Florida's mild winter, when average highs are in the low 70s. Here's a handy guide from Florida Gardening.

🌾 What Ben planted: Garden beans, cantaloupe, watermelon, corn, okra, squash, cucumbers, carrots, kale and lettuce. All have sprouted after a week in the ground.

Okra sprouting in a row in Ben's garden three days after planting.
Okra sprouting in Ben's garden three days after planting. Photo: Ben Montgomery/Axios
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