It’s the most wonderful time of the year! December is truly magical here in Central Texas because we can finally enjoy cooler weather but still grow veggies!
That’s right! Thanks to the climate here in Austin and the surrounding area, we can garden all year. December is a great month to plant some more leafy greens and get any seed orders you would like to add to your stockings for the holidays.
WHAT TO GROW IN CENTRAL TEXAS IN DECEMBER
What Winter Vegetables to Plant in December
What Winter Herbs and Flowers to Plant in December
Calendula, Chamomile, Cilantro, Chives, Dianthus, Dill, Fennel, Pansy, Parsley, Oregano, Viola
Thanks to our mild winter, there’s no reason we can’t have garden-fresh herbs at our fingertips all winter long! Check out our winter herb guide to learn more about which herbs you can grow outdoors and indoors over the next couple of months. The key for growing perennials like sage, rosemary, and oregano, which will be so delicious in warm winter dishes, is to start with a mature plant instead of by seed.
How to Protect Your Plants During a Texas Freeze
Time to Order Seeds for Next Year
Now is the time to get a head start on ordering seeds of your favorite or new veggies you would like to grow next year. Many of the favorites go out of stock quickly. Order now to get a head start!
Here is my favorite seed companies to order from: