Wednesday, July 5, 2017

15 Vegetables You Can Plant Now for Fall Harvest


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Hi Friends,

Plant these hearty vegetables now for a bountiful harvest come fall. Beets are a great fall vegetable. Soak the seeds overnight for quicker germination.

Beans

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Green beans are fast producers. Choose from the full gamut of varieties for your favorite fall recipes.

Broccoli


Enjoy this vitamin-packed vegetable this autumn. Sow directly into the garden in late summer for a fall harvest.

Brussels Sprouts

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Brussels sprouts are not always the most popular vegetable at the dinner table, but they are a perfect addition to a fall garden. They will hold up well in an early frost.

Turnips


Turnips are easy to grow and delicious to eat.

Celeriac

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Not the most attractive root vegetable in the world, but it is tasty! Celeriac needs time to grow—get a head start for a fall harvest by planting in late summer.

Collards

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Collards are packed full of vitamins and taste great in stir-fries. These hearty greens taste best after frost exposure.

Green Onions

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Green onions can be direct sown in late summer and will survive winter if not harvested.

Kohlrabi

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Kohlrabi is a fast grower for the cool season. It only takes six weeks to mature.

Lettuce

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Lettuce loves cool weather! Plant in late summer to early fall to enjoy in an autumn salad.

Parsnips

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Direct sow parsnips in the summer and plan on harvesting after frost when the flavor improves.

Cauliflower

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Cauliflower is a cold-tolerant member of the cabbage family. Plant them now to use in soups or mashed with potatoes this fall.

Peas


Peas grow well in cool weather. Choose a short season variety for an autumn harvest.

Pumpkins


What's a fall garden without pumpkins? Sow in mid summer for an autumn harvest.

Radishes


Radishes are one of the quickest maturing crops at 4 weeks from seed to harvest.

Have a bountiful fall...

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