Now that your summer garden is retired and the kids are back in school, it’s time to get your fall vegetables in the ground. Whether you’re a first-timer or a veteran green thumb, you’ll definitely want to try these veggies out. They are easy to grow, fast to harvest (all before Halloween), and taste better than anything you’ll find in the produce section of your local supermarket. What are you waiting for? Get growing!
Can be grown in cool weather as well as warm; an easy way to spruce up your salad.
Ready to harvest in 21 days for raw baby leaves; 35 days for mature leaves suitable for cooking.
A great addition to salads, these peppery veggies are very easy to grow.
Ready to harvest in 25 days for most varieties; 22 days for Cherry Belle.
“Mesclun” means “mixture”; these tender and tangy salad greens make a beautiful presentation.
Ready to harvest in 30 days for all varieties except Organic Classic Mix, which takes 30 to 50 days.
Very versatile green, perfect raw in salads or cooked alongside your favorite meal.
Ready to harvest in 40 to 70 days for most varieties; 30-41 days for Baby’s Leaf Hybrid.
Choose your variety – Sweet Vienna is great raw or cooked; Early White Vienna is good for freezing.
Ready to harvest in 45 days for Sweet Vienna; 55 days for Early White Vienna.
Plant in late summer when the temperature is below 75 degrees; looseleaf types are the fastest-growing.
Ready to harvest in 45 to 60 days for most looseleaf varieties; 45 days for Black Seeded Simpson, Green Ice, and Salad Bowl.
A southern staple, okra is great in soups and stews and fantastic when fried.
Ready to harvest in 53 to 56 days for most varieties; 48 to 50 days for North & South Hybrid.
Cool weather actually causes the broccoli to taste better than if grown in warm weather.
Ready to harvest in 53 to 60 days for most varieties; 50 days for Flash Hybrid.
Easy to grow and eat; they are wonderful baked, roasted, steamed, or pickled.
Ready to harvest in 54 to 60 days for most varieties; 49 days for Chicago Red Hybrid.
Harvest depending on what you plan to do with them; small or medium for pickles, large for slicing.
Ready to harvest in 55 to 62 days for most varieties; 50 days for Sweeter Yet Hybrid.