Vegetables to plant in September

And you thought your best gardening was in the Spring and Summer! The cooler weather is a perfect time to sow some fall vegetables to enjoy before winter arrives. Planting a variety of lettuce allows you to enjoy a delicious salad within 30 days. Whether you want the bold flavor of arugula or the trend-setting kale, both like cool weather and are full of vitamins and minerals. You will find more ideas for growing your salad HERE.

Another vegetable that proliferates during September is radish, which you can harvest in as little as 20 days. If your garden space is small, radishes are excellent in containers, as long as you keep the soil moist. 

Planting garlic in September will give you a bountiful crop by mid-summer for those plan-ahead types. Early fall is an ideal time to plant carrots, and anyone who pulls up these root vegetables knows they are a sweet treat when home-grown. 

One of the prettiest perennials you’ll enjoy next spring is a plant best suited for fall planting. Choose your color and plant your peonies for an eye-catching garden when the weather warms up after the winter. 

Follow this LINK for an article that will entice you to run to the garden and dig away during the cool, crisp days of September.