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 […]
The vegetable garden shines in summer with abundant harvests. As fall approaches, most of the summer crops begin to wind down. Cooler nighttime temperatures and diminishing sunlight takes its toll. The heat loving plants respond by slowly reducing their growth. Instead of watching your tomatoes, summer squash, and cucumbers struggle to ripen the last few […]
Many people don’t think of November as the season for gardening, but there’s always something to do or harvest. Here’s what I do in the garden in November.