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Transitioning into Fall is THE BEST! Maybe it’s that the dog days of Summer are finally over-or maybe the cooler weather gives me a chance to expand my clothing choices(!)-or maybe it’s all the autumn & winter vegetable gardening but with less humidity and bugs. I don’t know…what I can tell you is ILOVEIT!
Even though, my fall weather preparations may start a little later than yours I do get freezes here so need to prepare for winter too – just in a different way. (Side note. We are zone 8b).
And even though summer may be coming to an end that does not mean our gardening will too. Heck. Now maybe I can get my spinach, cabbage and Swiss Chard to finally grow!
I do give you the zone if the vlogger mentions it (and I caught it!). I wouldn’t let that get in the way of learning though.
What have I started for fall planting? I planted some acorn squash seeds in peat pots a week ago or so. Hopefully, one or two will take off for me. I did not buy these seeds. I harvested them from a purchased squash.
I also planted more Swiss Chard as I really love that healthy little green! And <ahem> I have more room now as a caterpillar came in overnight and wiped out my watermelon radishes-more on that in a future post. I’m a little bitter over it.
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Fall Vegetable Gardening
How do you grow fall vegetables? Do you want to know when to plant a fall vegetable garden? What are the best vegetable for a fall garden? Check the videos out below and find out!
The End of Summer is NOT the End of the Garden!
Zone 5 gardening. This vlogger is talking about what he does in mid-September to prepare his garden for winter.
Choosing the Best Plants for Autumn Growing
This video was produced by GrowVeg and talks about which are the best plants to grow in fall.
Zone by Zone: What to Plant in August
Epic Gardening goes zone by zone to tell us what we can plant in August. He goes through each zone and gives a list of fall garden vegetables for each one. I can plant squash. Haha. That’s it! Squash! Thanks to my greenhouse, I have a little more flexibility. LOL. I did like the video though. Going zone by zone is helpful.
Growing a Fall Vegetable Garden in the Big City!
These vloggers are in Dallas, Texas. They give you a tour of their garden as well as offer some tips and tricks for a productive vegetable garden. A little sleepy to watch but he has a wonderful garden.
What to Plant in your Fall Vegetable Garden & Planting Seeds from the Garden!
Zone 8 gardener – Washington.
This vlogger is super adorable. You can hear her kids in the background giggling-then they make an appearance in their pirate costumes! So cute. She talks about what she has sown and when. She also talks about her container vegetable plants.
Planting a Fall Vegetable Garden
This video is published by CSU Extension. I love watching tutorials from the universities-I always feel like I am getting some really strong advice. They are in zone 5.
This gardener talks about planting greens and root vegetables this time of year. Good hands on instruction here.
Fall Organic Garden Tour – How I grow Fruits and Vegetables in the Front and Back Yard
The vlogger John takes us on a tour of his front and backyard garden. IWANT!
How to Plant a Fall Garden & What is Good to Plant
This is the MIgardener. Even though he doesn’t specifically mention vegetables, he is talking about his vegetable garden. He is a proponent of planting fast growing veggies such as carrots, broccoli and radishes in the fall.
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Winter Vegetable Gardening
All of the videos below will give you winter vegetable gardening tips. Most of the vloggers either use some kind of enclosed structure (i.e. cold frame, hoop house, cloche, etc.) or they grow hydroponically indoors.
Winter Soil Preparation for Vegetable Gardening: The Chef’s Garden
Farm to table chef Teca Thomson talks about winter soil preparation for your garden.
Can You Grow Fresh Vegetables in Winter?
University of Illinois video on how to grow fresh produce in the winter. He recommends building a high tunnel, low tunnel or cold frame.
Growing Vegetables Indoors During Winter
This is produced by the Wisconsin Vegetable Gardener. I really like him. Gives great advice. He talks about how he grows his vegetables with hydroponics.
Grow a Winter Garden Inside Your Garage Year Round
The vlogger takes us on a field trip to his friend’s house who grows fruits and vegetables hydroponically and vertically in his garage. On a side note, and kinda funny is that he also has a video titled My Home was Searched for Growing Vegetables in my Bathroom. Haha. Poor guy! J
How To Grow Vegetables In Winter
This video was published by AmishSurvivalSecrets. He shows us how the Amish prep their gardens for winter.
How to Make Winter Vegetable Containers
This vlogger is in Nashville. He talks about what to grow and how to grow your veggies in containers in winter.
How to Care for Plants in Containers in Winter
This is a general video on how to care for plants in pots. The vlogger does have container vegetables (greens mainly) and fruit trees and discusses them first in his video.
I hope these videos were helpful and inspire you to continue with your autumn & winter vegetable gardening plans!