The Fall Garden

If you live in a temperate zone, you can put in a fall garden when August rolls around and enjoy fresh produce (albeit a somewhat limited variety) well into winter.



145 fall garden - kohlrabi
Kohlrabi is a member of the mustard family and a classic "second-harvest" veggie well suited to planting in a fall garden.
PHOTO: MICHAEL THOMPSON/COMSTOCK
145 fall garden - cabbage, full color
Cabbage will need plenty of fertilizer late in the season.
WALTER CHANDOHA
145 fall garden - jeff and joy
Jeff and Joy take in a quiet moment before the year's second harvest.
ROBERT HUNT
145 fall garden - taylor family
The Taylors proudly show off their summer leeks
ROBERT HUNT
145 fall garden - chinese cabbage2
Chinese cabbage is frost-hardy, and can still be picked and eaten after it freezes.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS STAFF
145 fall garden - beets - image
Beets like warm soil and moderate temperatures.
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145 fall garden - leeks
In most climate zones, the best time to harvest leeks is in early fall.
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