For much of the country, the so-called second season of fall offers gardeners a second chance to grow cool-season vegetables before winter. But, thanks to our milder winters, we can grow both those and warm season veggies in fall, effectively turning the whole year into one constant vegetable garden.
Warm Season Vegetables:
Warm season veggies are planted at the end of summer and are left to grow until a killing frost. In zone 10, where frosts are less common, they may be grown all winter with some protection on nights when freezes or frosts are forecasted.
Warm season veggies that should be planted September-October in zone 9:
Warm Season Veggies that should be planted September-April in zone 10:
Warm Season Veggies that should be planted August-September in zone 10:
Cool Season Vegetables:
Begin tucking lettuce or other salad greens beneath warm-season veggies early in the season so that they will quickly pick up where they left off.
Longer maturing veggies that should be planted September-October in zones 9 and 10:
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