Late Summer Planting

August is a beautiful time in the garden. Many vegetables are ready for harvest, but that may leave us with vacant spaces in our gardens. 

Planting towards the end of the summer is best for certain plants because the cooler weather, no surprise here, yields fruits and veggies that grow best in cooler temperatures. Here is an article on “5 Fall Fruits & Veggies To Plant As Summer Winds Down”.

Depending on both the agricultural zone you live in and the amount of time it takes for a plant to mature, you can continue to sow seeds throughout the month. Here is the “2022 Planting Calendar: When to Plant Vegetables for Places in New York”:

Planting throughout August can help to ensure that you make the most out of the entire growing season. 

Happy Gardening!