Aconite - Eranthis hyemalis

Bright buttercup yellow aconites flower in January, bringing little splashes of brightness to the often gloomy winter days. They prefer damp conditions in a sunny position but will tolerate partial shade such as under a tree that is yet to come into leaf.

Cultivars and varieties:

Seeds to sow now:

Indoor or in a heated greenhouse

Cress

Lettuce

Ornamental pepper

Outside

Ageratum

Alpine poppy

Alyssum

Antwerp hollyhock, Fig-leaved hollyhock, Hollyhock

Aubretia, Rock cress, Aubrieta, Aubrietia

Bristly hollyhock

Brussels sprout

Cabbage

Carrot

Cauliflower

Common hollyhock

Cress

Floss flower, Ageratum

Hollyhock

Larkspur

Lettuce

Normandy sorrel

Onion

Radish

Spinach

Spring onion

Swiss chard, Ruby chard, Rhubard chard

Turnip

Outside under cover

Lettuce