Friday, September 27, 2013

Fall Garden Series: What to Plant In a Fall Vegetable Garden


Fall Vegetables
A variety of vegetables that you grow in the spring can also be replanted in your fall garden. Cool season crops require fall planting and some, such as greens, sprouts and asparagus have a much better taste when they get a slight frost. Below you will find a list of vegetables that can be planted in fall gardens.



Asparagus
Beans
Beets
Broccoli
Brussels Sprouts
Cabbage
Cauliflower
Carrots
Collards Greens
Cucumbers
Garlic
Herbs of all kinds
Kale
Leeks
Lettuce
Mustard Greens
Okra
Onions
Peppers of all kinds
Radishes
Rutabagas
Spinach
Squash
Tomatoes
Turnips

Not sure what you will do with all these vegetables during the winter months? Think of all the soups, stews and other warm and hearty recipes you will be able to make on those cold winter months. There are several ways to preserve these vegetables including freezing, canning and properly storing.

If you are interested in preserving vegetables I would suggest these great books for getting started:

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