You are still able to grow a wide variety of things through the fall. Some crops are frost-tolerant - spinach, kale, and garlic will even be more flavorful through colder weather or after a frost! But, if you are deep into Autumn & fear a hard frost, or even a freeze, you may want to take some precautions to protect your plants - or you can drastically extend your growing season with some of the following options.
Welcome to the second edition of the Gardening 4 Gains weekly newsletter – keeping you up-to-speed with the latest News, Trends, & Updates from the Green Industry to keep you informed & help make you a better gardener!
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Welcome to the first edition of the Gardening 4 Gains weekly newsletter - keeping you up-to-speed with the latest News, Trends, & Updates from the Green Industry to keep you informed & help make you a better gardener!
With every garden, the main concern is to grow food & you must protect it from pests, insects, and disease. In order to do this, it would normally require some sort of pesticide or insecticide - these are not always bad. In the modern world, everyone thinks that a pesticide or a "chemical" is a dangerous, cancerous thing - but in order to grow food, you have to make some decisions. Do I want to eat the literal fruits of your labors, or do you want to leave it to bugs?
My late-summer garden will be dedicated to salad. Right now I am still tending 45 tomato plants, 50 pepper plants, and 6 raspberry bushes that are lost in the tomato jungle. Earlier in the season I had radishes, lettuce, garlic, onions, basil, cilantro, and dill but after I harvested them, I just stuck to tomatoes. I'm really not sure why I planted so many.
It's the end of August here in Ohio - the nights are cooling off, tomatoes & peppers continue to produce fruit to no end, but you still have the itch to keep planting. Luckily, there is still a ton of stuff you can plant! Being in zone 5, our last frost date is approximately mid-October - that means we've got about 2 months to get growing! With ~60 days, you won't have enough time for corn, potatoes, or tomatoes, but there are a few options.
Why does the weekend fly by Why do you let it? How you talk to yourself is limiting you. "I can't do that." "I can't understand that, did you see how long the contract was?"