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I would like some advice on what I can plant now to harvest this fall? I am in South-Central Illinois. I know I'm a little late but I thought there might be a few things yet. I was planning on planting more green beans, carrots, turnips and maybe some sweet potatoes. I think, though, it is too late for sweet potatoes?
 

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Might be a little late for the sweet potatoes. I'm not one to talk since I just planted about a dozen three weeks ago. If you have space, it's always worth a try. They won't be huge, but some folks say that sweet potato just gets sweeter after a light frost.

I'm in Northwestern Illinois and I'm gearing up my fall garden now. The goal is for winter squash, carrots, (more) onions, and cabbage.
 

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I'm near Effingham, and have put out Garden peas, beets, carrots for fall. Probably too late for sweet 'taters. I still will put out some more lettuce, but not until this hot spell passes.
Turnips are a good choice. You might give broccoli a try, too, if it's an early variety. You could also do some annual herbs.
 

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Radishes, spinach, swiss chard, lettuce.

Don't forget to plant some garlic now, to be harvested next year!
 

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I'm near Effingham, and have put out Garden peas, beets, carrots for fall. Probably too late for sweet 'taters. I still will put out some more lettuce, but not until this hot spell passes.
Turnips are a good choice. You might give broccoli a try, too, if it's an early variety. You could also do some annual herbs.
Rosemama, I'm only about an hour and a half away from you. We live in Sumner which is close to Olney. I thought it might be late for the sweet taters too.
 
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