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What to plant now for winter veggies, flowers

Want broccoli this winter and spring? Plant it now.
Want broccoli this winter and spring? Plant it now. TNS file

During this long weekend, make time for your winter garden:

▪ For winter and spring veggies, plant from seed for fava beans, bok choy, Swiss chard, garlic, leaf lettuce, mustard, onions, radicchio, radishes, shallots and spinach.

▪  Set out transplants for broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, celery, fennel, kale, kohlrabi, leaf lettuce and peas.

▪  For spring flowers, plant seeds for California and other poppies, cornflower, larkspur and sweet peas.

▪ Add instant color by transplanting calendulas, Iceland poppies, pansies and primroses.

▪ Plant spring-flowering bulbs as tulips, daffodils, callas and Dutch iris.

▪ Bare-root season has begun. Besides fruit trees and rose bushes, plant dormant cane berries, kiwifruit, grapes, artichokes, horseradish and rhubarb.

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