by Jennifer Poindexter I call it the “drab” time of year. It’s the time of year when summer is drawing to a close but fall hasn’t quite arrived. The time of year when summer gardens are winding down but fall gardens haven’t started looking lush yet. It’s also the time of … [Read more...]
When should you start planting fall vegetables?
QUESTION: When should you start planting fall vegetables? ANSWER: There’s no straightforward answer to this question. It depends upon your gardening goals, your location, and also requires a little math. But here's how you can figure it out so you plant at the right … [Read more...]
What vegetables are planted in the fall?
QUESTION: What vegetables are planted in the fall? I was thinking about growing a garden but don't know what my options are. - Henrietta C ANSWER: There are a variety of vegetables you can grow in the fall. A few of the typical crops are: … [Read more...]
Can You Grow Tomatoes in Autumn?
QUESTION: Can I grow tomatoes in the fall? What if I missed the summer harvest planting date in my zone? - Thomas B. ANSWER: Tomatoes planted in the middle of summer will bear fruit until first frost. You won’t see the numbers that gardeners achieve in the first harvest of the … [Read more...]
Can you grow beets year round?
QUESTION: Fall gardening season usually ends early where I live because of the cold climate. Can you grow beets year round? - Jenny R … [Read more...]