Grow Your Best Fall Garden Vegetables: What, When and How

For gardeners wanting to get the most from the time they have, here’s expert advice on planting and growing fall garden vegetables.



fall garden vegetables - autumn produce
Start a fall garden this summer and you’ll be able to enjoy homegrown produce at winter holiday meals.
PHOTO: LYNN KARLIN
Fall garden vegetables
Even with colder weather coming on you can grow a gorgeous, thriving garden in the fall.
WALTER CHANDOHA
Fall harvest
Filling garden space vacated by spring crops with summer-sown vegetables will keep your garden productive well into fall, and even winter.
LYNN KARLIN
Growing cabbage
Cooler temperatures will make your fall vegetables taste crisp and sweet. You will harvest the best carrots, broccoli, red cabbage, beets, and kale after the first frost is long gone.
WALTER CHANDOHA
Fall broccoli
Broccoli is a cool weather crop and will do well in the fall or spring.
DWIGHT KUHN
Growing carrots
Carrots are another good option for the fall garden.
DWIGHT KUHN
Growing kale
Consider making leafy greens like kale a part of your fall garden.
DWIGHT KUHN
Growing beets
Colorful beets thrive in the fall.
DWIGHT KUHN
Growing greens
Frosts and early snows will improve the flavor of fall greens.
DAVID CAVAGNARO
Cut and come again broccoli
Cut-and-come-again broccoli plants can keep producing.
DAVID CAVAGNARO











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