Take Advantage of the Cooler Weather and Grow a Fall Garden

In warmer parts of the country, broccoli, kale, collards, spinach, lettuce, Swiss chard, and a number of wonderful herbs (like rosemary and cilantro) grow just as well in fall as they do in spring. Besides keeping fresh produce on the table beyond the summer months, there are other benefits to gardening in the fall: fewer insects and diseases to battle, less watering to be done, and less sweat to contend with.

What types of plants do you want to grow?

Cilantro is one of many herbs that can be grown in fall.

Plant These Herbs in Fall

Set out an assortment of cool weather-loving herbs and you’ll be rewarded with fresh flavors for your fall meals.

Fall gardens include many beautiful and nutritious vegetables that tolerate cold.

These Vegetables Take a Chill

Some vegetables prefer a little nip in the air, and even taste better after a frost. Find out which ones.

Grow lettuce under a cold frame in winter.

How to Make Fall Gardens a Success

Take advantage of cooler weather to grow a spring garden in the fall.

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