The earliest crop may be planted in December, and successional ones in January and February; the varieties specially suited for forcing being chosen.
- Sow successional crops of Early Seville beans, and William I., American Wonder or other peas in the beginning and end of the month; early cabbages to follow the last sowing in August; red cabbages and savoys towards the end.
Sow carrots, turnips, early celery, also aubergines or egg-plants, capsicums, tomatoes and successional crops of kidney-beans; cauliflower and Brussels sprouts, in gentle heat, to be afterwards planted out.
Sow main or successional crops of annuals of all sorts - half-hardy annuals in warm borders, or on slight hotbeds.
Make up successional mushroom beds early in the month.