I don't grow any vegetables through the winter at my Arizona home. I might try a few in pots this year, but I haven't had much success with the greens I've tried to grow in the past. My gardens are mostly cacti and oleanders, and most of the cacti bloom after I've gone back north for the summer. So last spring I left a digital camera with my neighbor, and he took photos of them as they blossomed. I had never before known just what I was missing!
And here are the two cacti that bless me with their beauty before I have to leave them: