Many people think that the end of summer means the end of their vegetable garden. However, there are many edible plants that grow best in fall weather and can be enjoyed throughout the winter. Try your hand at growing a second crop of cool season vegetables and herbs in your garden and pots. After all, there's nothing more local than veggies grown in your own backyard.

Why Grow Your Own Food?

  • Growing your own fruits, veggies and herbs is easy and one of the most rewarding things to grow in the garden.
  • Home-grown edibles are more flavorful than store bought ones and growing your own food can save you money at the grocery store.

Where to Plant Edibles

Nearly every vegetable, fruit and herb require full sun

  • A location that gets 6 or more hours of sunlight.

Plant vegetables and herbs in a raised bed or some can be grown in pots.

  • Blueberries are also a good option to plant in pots
  • You can also grow certain dwarf fruit trees in pots if you have limited space.
  • Examples include: Meyer Lemon, Apples, Figs, and Grapes