According to some authors there are over 30 different crops you can plant in August for harvest in the fall and winter. In this post I am going to focus on the 9 crops you can plant in August that I consider the base fall and winter crops. But I have included a list of […]
The key to year-round gardening is some planning and some simple protection to have fresh vegetables all year long. Let me give you an idea of what I’m talking about. I started year round gardening in 2009. That spring we planted our normal garden and started harvesting the first radishes and lettuce about May 1st. […]
Growing your own vegetables is not an act that is sequestered to the warm summer months. Edibles can be grow in the fall and even winter if you plan ahead. Some varieties even prefer the cool and crisp fall weather to summer’s heat.
Garden chores for the month of September.
Fall is one of my favorite seasons. The oppressive heat of summer makes those crisp fall breezes even more enjoyable. A long season of hard work in the garden is beginning to slow, and we can enjoy the bounty of our work. Having beautiful fall foliage and colorful blooms makes it that much better. Work […]
A week or so ago, I got my fall garden in the mail. I’ve never really done a full garden before, and deciding to not only fall garden but also start everything from seed was a big thing. We’ve mainly stuck to buying potted tomatoes, and flats of petunias, and saving seed for the lettuce […]