Veggies for the Fall

Carrie Vaughn, head vegetable grower at Clagett Farm planting fall turnips



Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Kitchen Gardener Cook 

In Second Shift – Cool-Weather Planting, Charlotte Kidd tells about her summer plants giving their last effort as she readies for cooler temperatures and bright blue skies in the mid-Atlantic. When you read Charlotte’s post, you’ll agree about the Asian Tiger mosquitos. 

IF you have found any remedies for these ruthless insects, please do let us know! 

Fall Plantings  

Somewhat an Edible Container Garden


I stopped in to Homestead to gather information about fall vegetable plantings and pass the selection on to you. Here is the list of Homestead Grown produce but just know that it may not all be available at once. The plants come in as they are ready from the Homestead greenhouses. 



Gourmet Greens-Mustard, Red Giant, Tatsoi, Mizunz 

LettucesButtercrunch, Romaine, Mesclun Mix, Red Sails, Simpson Elite






Bright Lights Swiss chard



Cauliflower-Snow Crown 

Cabbage-Savoy, Red Delight, Dynamo 




Swiss Chard-Bright Lights 

Turnips-Tokyo Cross 

The raised bed at Homestead Gardens with fall plantings


Bronze Fennel


Bell peppers on their way to growing up




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