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Which vegetables can I direct-sow for a fall vegetable garden?

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Question: Which vegetables can I direct-sow for a fall vegetable garden?
Answer: Here are some vegetables to direct sow in your garden in mid-July through August for a fall harvest, organized by region. These are general guidelines--the closer it is to your last frost date, you'll want to make sure you're sowing seed for the crops on your region's list that require a shorter, cooler growing season.

Great Lakes/Midwest/Central U.S.: Arubula, beans, beets, carrots, chard, collards, cucumber, kale, kohlrabi, lettuce, mache, parsnips, peas, radishes, rutabaga, spinach, summer squash, winter squash, and turnips.

Northern Central U.S./Rocky Mountains: Arugula, beets, carrots, kale, lettuce, mache, radishes, rutabaga, spinach, and turnips.

Pacific Northwest: Arugula, beans, beets, broccoli, carrots, chard, collards, kale, kohlrabi, lettuce, mache, peas, radishes, rutabaga, spinach, and turnips.

Southwest U.S.: Beans, beets, carrots, chard, corn, cucumber, kale, lettuce, onions, peas, radishes, rutabagas, spinach, summer squash, winter squash, and turnips.

Southern U.S./Gulf Coast: Beans, beets, carrots, chard, collards, cucumbers, kale, lettuce, parsnips, radishes, rutabaga, summer squash, turnips, and winter squash.

East Coast: Arugula, beans, beets, carrots, chard, collards, cucumbers, fennel, kale, leeks, lettuce, parsnips, peas, radishes, rutabaga, spinach, and turnips.

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