10 Plants That Can Survive California’s Winter Season

With the winter season approaching, it’s time to make room for winter crops! There are many crops that can’t handle the cold, especially with the threat of frost. These plants adapt to the colder climate, perfect for a winter harvest.   



Hummingbird Sage 

This winter flower is bright pink and attracts hummingbirds to your garden! 


Snapdragons are frost-resistant and range from vibrant shades of pink, yellow, red, and white.  

Sweet pea 

Sweet pea is an easy to grow flower that’s perfect for the winter and gives off a sweet scent. 


Hydrangea is a winter-blooming flower that goes dormant during the winter and revives with a spring soaking. 


Unlike other flowers, pansies grow well during the cold season since their roots benefit from cold temperatures! 




This rich, purple crop is great year-round and perfect for companion planting with cauliflower and cabbage. 


Lettuce is one of the easiest crops to grow and benefits from companion planting with beetroot and radish.  


Cabbage is a versatile vegetable found in many dishes and a must-have to grow, especially when its companion plants are herbs.  


Although carrots are more tedious to grow than other crops, it is one of the fastest producing plants!  


Due to their small size, the best way to plant them in between other crops is for better yield.  


A winter harvest can be beneficial for your garden to survive the cold temperatures. The cold season shouldn’t stop you from enjoying your garden! 

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