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Time to plant your garden for the fall season


Last updated 8/24/2021 at 12:57pm

Believe it or not, it really is time to plant a fall vegetable garden.

I know, I know, it is hot right now and probably will be for some time. However, those cold hardy plants need to germinate in warm soil now.

By the time cooler weather arrives, the plants will be growing.

Here’s a list of fall veggies to consider: beets, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, green onion, kale, lettuce, peas, radishes, spinach, Swiss chard, turnips.

According to, Grant-Adams Master Gardener specialist Kris Nesse, most of our growing locations are “in Zone 6B, with smaller pockets of Zones 6A and 7A.


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