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Fall Vegetable Planting

There has been so much new information about the dangers of eating pre-packaged foods lately. If these new health concerns have inspired you to consider starting your own vegetable garden, now is the time! There are many different vegetables that thrive when planted in the fall. Choose a couple of your favorites or go all out and plant a bunch, the choice is yours. Fall vegetable planting provide you with fresh, healthy foods the whole family will enjoy.

Veggies to Plant in the Fall

  • Beets
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Lettuce
  • Onion
  • Spinach

Getting Children Involved

Growing your own vegetables is also a great way to teach your children about healthy eating. When they help you attend to the carrots and cauliflower in your own back yard, they are much more likely to clean their dinner plates. Besides, what kid doesn’t love getting a little bit dirty in the garden?

Know What to Plant for Your Zone

Before you can decide which vegetables to plant in your back yard you must first understand which USDA Hardiness Zone you live in. These zones will help determine which vegetables will do the best in your region and what dates you should do your planting for the best results. The Vegetable Garden is a site that will help you both determine your zone and the plants that are suitable for your area. That site also breaks down the basics of planting vegetables. It is a lot easier than you may think.


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