5 Vegetables to Plant in Your Garden This Fall

5 Vegetables to Plant in Your Garden This Fall

5 Vegetables to Plant in Your Garden This Fall

Is it time to plant you fall vegetable garden?

Just when you thought you could sit back and relax, it is time to plant your fall garden. Plant these 5 vegetables in your garden before it gets too cold.

  1. Spinach Spinach
    This vegetable requires 6 weeks of cool weather while growing According to the Old Farmer’s Almanac you can plant spinach in the fall, as long as your area has mild winters. For a fall crop, plant in mid-August.

    We love growing our own spinach because spinach is one of the vegetables ranked on the dirty dozen list. By growing our own, we can avoid many of those nasty pesticides. If you are new to gardening, you may like to check out How to Grow Spinach for Beginners.

  2. Broccoli
    Broccoli This fall favorite can be planted in the spring and harvested in the fall. You can start planting broccoli as soon as 3 weeks before the first frost date and as late as 85 days before the average first frost. That means planting in mid to late-summer.

    Eating broccoli may not be an American favorite, yet this little vegetable has many health benefits.

  3. Kale Kale
    You can still plant this popular vegetable. Kale is the kind of vegetable that loves cool weather. Plant kale in the late-summer and you can enjoy harvesting until the ground freezes.

    Quick Tip: Harvest kale after it has been lightly frosted. Waiting until then will add a sweetness to it. You can even grow kale in 4 easy steps.

  4. Carrots Carrots
    Grow your own organic carrots this fall. Plant your seeds 3 weeks before the last frost date. That will provide the carrots with the 70-80 days they need to mature. All you need to do is follow these 7 steps to growing your carrots.

  5. Swiss Chard Swiss chard
    Here is a vegetable you may not have heard of but it provides a powerful punch in the health department. This little vegetable is packed full of vitamin K, which helps to clot blood and improve bone health.

    If you would like to see how easy it is to grow Swiss chard, simply check out our article, Why You Should Plant Swiss Chard and How To Do It.

Take Away
Plant any or all of these vegetables this fall and enjoy their harvest into the winter. What are you planning to plant this fall?

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