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Introduction to Fall Vegetable Gardening

Fall vegetable crops


I tried to start my first fall vegetable garden late one August, when the heat of summer was still at it's peak.  I was shocked to discover that my crops didn't have time to come to fruition before the cold weather hit.  Yup, that's right, if you want a fall garden, you need to start right now.

This week's lunchtime series is a primer on the fall vegetable garden --- what to plant, when to plant, and how to make your fall garden successful.


This post is part of our Planning Your Fall Garden lunchtime series.  Read all of the entries:





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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.



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Anna - Thought you might like this article: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/06/27/AR2009062702386.html Women run 1 out of 10 farms in America now.

Comment by Everett Mon Jun 29 15:35:54 2009
Only 1 in 10? I'm surprised! Thanks for the link!
Comment by anna Tue Jun 30 18:39:57 2009





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