Fall Garden

Discussion in 'Gardening & Plant Propagation' started by jim/se kansas, Jul 26, 2006.

  1. jim/se kansas

    jim/se kansas Well-Known Member

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    What would you plant for a fall garden? Right now it is hot here in Kansas but with a little water to keep young plants going tell it cools off. Has any one planted squash of any kind this time of year and how did it do. I want to plant beans and corn a 60 day type. Thanks for the help, Jim
     
  2. turtlehead

    turtlehead Well-Known Member

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    Jim, for ideas on a fall garden see the thread entitled "here is a laugh! (a.k.a. help, please?)"

    Regarding the squash, beans, and corn - what is your average first frost date? If it's after 1 October you're probably maybe hopefully safe on 60 day veggies if you plant them now.
     

  3. MaineFarmMom

    MaineFarmMom Columnist, Feature Writer

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    Here's my fall list:

    Peas (I can plant until late July/early August as long as I use a variety that matures quickly)
    Spinach (after the night time temps drop. It doesn't germinate well in warm soil)
    Beet Greens & Beets (they'll be ok even if it snows)
    Lettuce
    Broccoli
    Endive
    Escarole
    Tatsoi
    Carrots
    Cabbage
    Cauliflower
    Potatoes
    Radish
    Swiss Chard
    Rutabaga
    Turnip
    Radish
    Kohlrabi
    Kale