Certain vegetables when sown in the open can be transplanted with little interference to growth.
Vegetables which can be transplanted:
Broccoli, cabbage, calabresse, cauliflower, celery, cucumber, endive, kale, leek, lettuce, onion, savoy, sprouting and purple broccoli, tomato, vegetable marrow.
Vegetables which do not usually transplant:
Asparagus, broad beans, beetroot, carrot, dwarf French beans, Jerusalem artichokes, parsnip, peas, potato, radish, scarlet runners, seakale, shallot, spinach, turnip.
VEGETABLES FOR COLD, EXPOSED GARDENS Sprouting broccoli, especially the Early Purple Sprouting and Late Purple Sprouting varieties, perpetual or spinach beet, Scotch kale (borecole), winter turnips like Golden Ball (Orange Jelly) and Manchester Market, the perennial mercury or Good King Henry are all suitable.