Gardeners are learning that the end of summer doesn’t have to be the end of their gardening season. With the help of the new Mother Earth News Guide to Fall Gardening, you can continue your garden well into autumn. With nearly 100 pages of articles, this guide covers how to stash produce for winter, plant the best crops for the season, protect crops with hoops and greenhouse, and more.
Read fascinating facts about edible plants, information that you can apply to cultivate a bountiful, successful garden. Fall in love with spinach by planting this nutrition-packed vegetable at summer’s end. Learn how to grow winter tomatoes with the right light indoors! Use recycled materials to create any of five low-cost, multipurpose greenhouses that allow you to enjoy fresh food all year long.
Other articles include:
- Avoid Common Gardening Mistakes – With these pointers, gardeners just getting their trowels dirty can sidestep food-growing faux pas.
- 3 Rare Root Crops You Should Be Growing – Experience the unique flavors of crosnes, salsify, and skirret by adding these unsung treasures to your vegetable garden.
- All About Growing Cabbage – Growing fast-maturing varieties in the fall provides better-tasting cabbage after the first light frost.
- Quick Hoops: Easy-to-Make Mini-Greenhouses – Stretch the growing season to savor fresh, homegrown veggies all year by using these nifty hoops in your winter vegetable garden.
- Sweet Cider Roundup – Make delicious cider by following MOTHER’s advice on the best cider apples and how to pass them.