We've had a few crisp nights here in the north country already, although in some respects it feels like summer is only getting underway (the sun is finally shining!). But remember that the season can be extended through the fall and well past the first frost dates with a little creativity and effort. With season-extending strategies such as polytunnels and col frames, you can grow many crops right into the winter months.
Plant cool-season crops well-suited to colder temps, such as greens, radishes and small carrots. Learn which herbs survive frosts the best; a hint, cilantro may surprise you! Even if you don't want to start new crops right now, you can use fall to your advantage to amend your garden soil.
Enjoy these crisp, bright days of fall, including harvesting delicious salad greens, kales and chards, radishes, carrots and herbs from now through December with thoughtful succession planting and season-extending strategies.
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