It’s time for fall planting! There’s a great deal of pleasure in serving food at your table that you grew with your own hands from your own soil. So, if missed the bus in the summer, here’s your second chance.
Landscaping Birmingham Alabama – Don’t Be Afraid to Plant Vegetables!
Lot’s of people are intimidated by growing food plants and you shouldn’t be – truthfully it can be as simple as growing anything else! You don’t have to do anything huge! Perhaps you can try your hand at one vegetable and just see how it goes.
A suggestion is to choose one of your favorite vegetables and one that doesn’t take up a lot of space. To raise a successful fall/winter crop you need excellent soil and perfect drainage. Many people use raised beds.
If you’re a newbie, a good idea is to keep a journal and make notes about any specific observations about your plants.
Here’s a small list for vegetables that are popular in Alabama for fall planting:
- Beans (Snap, Pole & Lima)
Root vegetables are especially great to plant because the critters can’t get to them! Click here for the Planting Guide for Home Gardening in Alabama it has some great information and a complete list of what vegetables and plant and when.
Be adventurous and plant some veggies this fall! There’s nothing like raiding your veggie patch for the night’s dinner!
You’ll also enjoy the taste of pesticide-free and truly fresh food.
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