Crops that are sweeter after a freeze
- Brussel sprouts
- collard greens
- swiss chard
What makes crops sweeter after a freeze?
The response these plants have to cold temperatures improves their sweetness. By increasing the amount of sugar in their cells or by converting starch stores into sugar when temperatures drop, it keeps them from freezing. And, lucky for us, that makes them sweeter. This article explains it in more detail, if you want to know more.
More Tips on Gardening During Cold Weather
- How to Prepare Your Garden for the Fall
- How to Protect Brassica Plants from Pests
- How to Prepare Your Garden for a Freeze