Fall growing

By Former Secretary Derek Haynes

As seasons change, it can be quite the task to consider the next plants to start within your garden.  Granted, the showy plants of the summer months are seemingly aplenty!  We instantly think of sunflowers, tomatoes, peppers, and coneflowers.  But, here is a simple adage to guide your selection as you plant this fall that was given to us by our local Extension Agent Cheralyn Berry

Grow leaves, roots, shoots, but no fruits!  Below is an abridged chart from NC State Extension (see the full version and more information here) from the article “Growing a Fall  Vegetable Garden” by Ervin Evans:

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