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Last Minute Vegetables To Start For The Rest Of The Year

I needed to reblog this post because it’s so useful. I need to keep planting and this will really help. Really useful information.

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July

There are still some great crops that can be planted that will keep your garden pumping out vegetables well into the fall.

Beans:
Start planting both bush and pole beans now that the soil and air are warmed up. Try a continual 7-10 day sowing of different varieties. This will give you continual bean crops and not one large harvest with wasted crop.
Suggested variety: Contender, Kentucky Wonder, Topcrop

Broccoli
Broccoli can be planted in the fall to produce a crop well into November.
Suggested variety: Calabrese

Carrots
Planting carrots by mid-July yields a fall crop that will keep in the garden until used.
Suggested variety: Scarlet Nantes

Corn
One of the most rewarding and fast growing crops to grow. Corn is delicious when cooked only minutes after being pulled off the stalk. Try a small plot of corn, working your way to a large field of…

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5 comments on “Last Minute Vegetables To Start For The Rest Of The Year

  1. silverbells2012
    July 6, 2014

    Glad you reblogged this as it is indeed a useful list to have.

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    • lizard100
      July 6, 2014

      I often fall down on planting now. And I hate having a bare plot. It seems mean not to give more veg a chance.

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      • silverbells2012
        July 6, 2014

        Agreed re bare plot. The issue for me is rotation, since most of the autumn/winter crops seem to be in the same families.

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      • lizard100
        July 6, 2014

        I know that bothersome for me. But I’m going to try and plant some more things today.

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      • silverbells2012
        July 6, 2014

        Good idea!

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