What to Plant in August: 10 Vegetables for a Fall Garden


What to Plant in August: 10 Vegetables for a Fall Garden


It's a great time to plant this vibrant leafy green this late summer for an early spring harvest. It's colorful and  packed with nutrients!

1 Swiss Chard

This leafy vegetable is a great addition if you want a late spring harvest. It takes 6 months to maturity, but it's worth the wait!

2 Spring Cabbage

Plant them in early August, and by late September, you’ll have more crisp, flavorful leaves than you know what to do with!

3 Mustard Greens

These delicious leafy greens only grow in cold weather, so you should not miss them for  fall planting.

4 Brussel Sprouts

If you have a small space, grow green beans on a trellis. They'll grow upwards, leaving room for root vegetables.

5 Pole Beans

One of our top choices of vegetables to plant in fall for spring harvest. These magical vegetables are productive in  cool weather!

6 Japanese Onions

Carrots are one of the easiest root vegetables this growing season. Just make sure to plant them on loose and well-drained soil.

7 Carrots

Chinese cabbage is the perfect leafy green for stir-fries and salads. It produces superior flavor when planted  in August.

8 Chinese cabbage

Fall is the best time to get huge leaves that are less bitter. But kale is a heavy feeder, so grow them on fertile soil.

9 Kale

The best spinach doesn't come from the summer garden but from the early fall. They are less bitter when growing in cooler  soil temperatures.

10 Spinach

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