Usually, it is advisable to plant vegetables during the season of spring or summer but as soon as it transitions into the fall people usually wait for the next summer season. The reason behind this is that winter will come next to the fall season and the roots of the plants may get frozen which alters its growth. Even though there can still be a risk but yes, you can grow veggies in the fall.
How to plant vegetables during the autumn month?
- Prepare to get started
It does not matter which type of season is going on, you need to prepare yourself as well as your garden in order to plant crops. First, you need to have the right knowledge about gardening and you must have the important tools for this task. Before all these things, you need to search for appropriate garden patches and make sure it has fertile soil and that place receives adequate sunlight.
- Know when to seed
Timing is very much important when planning for gardening during the fall. Gain knowledge about when to plant seeds and which kind of plants you want to plant.
- Plant the right veggies
The plants which you can grow are-
Spinach, kale, turnips, lettuce, mustard, parsley, swiss chard, broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, leeks, carrot, brussels sprouts, peas, garlic, radish, beets, etc.
- Plant right away
The earlier you plant your crops, the better will be the chances to harvest them before the winters.
- Improve your soil
Good and fertile soil produces good crops. You can achieve good soil by removing the debris and weeds through cultivation as well as applying fertilizer.
- Use a grow light
As sunlight may be limited during the autumn season, therefore plants can die as they need sunlight to do photosynthesis. In order to prevent this, use grows lights that mimic natural sunlight.
- Garden care
You need to take proper care once you sow your plants. Water them properly and make sure not to drown your plants. Make you’re the area is pest free.