Late Summer Vegetable Planting

Late summer vegetable planting provides a delayed second harvest to supply your table with fresh produce well into the fall and winter. By planting in late July or August, you extend the growing season for crops that thrive in cooler fall temperatures and higher moisture levels. By selecting cold-hardy vegetable cultivars and attending carefully to the growing conditions to prevent problems from fall pests, diseases and frost, garden-fresh goodness and health will be yours to enjoy long past traditional harvest times.

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