Tall plants like sprouts, purple sprouting and even cauliflowers will have been loosened in the soil by the winds, even if they weren't as bad as forecast. Add a stout cane or short stake, tying the plants in if you can't wedge them between the leaves. Firm the roots back in well with your foot; don't be shy, the cabbage like a very firm soil. When brassicas get loose in the ground, at the best you'll get loose, 'blown' sprouts and cauliflowers; at the worst the torn roots will sit in a wet hole and you'll lose the whole plant.
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Kent's climate is drier, hotter and has a longer growing season than the average for the UK. Advice in gardening books may not fit Kent. This blog has local tips on what will grow and when to do garden jobs.
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