As the year draws to a close and temperatures continue to plunge, our sowing opportunities certainly reduce, but it turns out there's still a few veg you can grow - both inside and out.

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What to plant in December

What to sow outdoors in December

  1. Broad Beans

    Aquadulce Claudia

    This early-cropping favourite is ready to be sown into the ground right now and will be producing heavy crops by May.

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What to plant outdoors in December

  1. Garlic

    Albigensian Wight

    This is a popular variety of garlic as it grows to generous proportions and its excellent keeping qualities, storing well into the new year.

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  2. Mushrooms

    White Cap Button

    Mushrooms are grown from spawns rather than seed, but it is available all year round and is surprisingly simple to grow.

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What to plant indoors in December

  1. Onions

    Bunton's Showstopper

    Now's the time to start your onions off indoors so they've time to develop to decent proportions. Bunton's Showstopper onions grow up to 5lbs.

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  2. Rocket

    Cultivated Rocket

    If sown in pots on sunny windowsills, you can have fresh rocket leaves all year round.

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  3. Salad Leaves

    Speedy Mix

    You can grow salad leaves all year round if sown indoors, and with this quick-growing mixture, your salad can be ready in just 25 days.

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