Growing autumn vegetables: from sowing to planting. What are the vegetables and greens that can be grown in the fall. All advice on autumn work in the garden.
Today we still talk aboutvegetable garden, we will see how our garden should look in the various seasons of the year and we will also focus oncultivationofautumn vegetables.
Ours is not meant to be a sowing calendar, on the contrary, for this information we advise you to always look at the back of the seed bag because each variety can have variations in timing, moreover the most professional nurserymen are able to provide an increasingly suitable selection of seeds to germinate in several seasons.
Vegetable garden in spring and summer
In Spring-Summer, the flower beds of oursvegetable gardenmay be characterized bycropsof: cut chicory, mixed salad, beetroot, carrots, cut lettuce, cut chard, spinach, tomatoes, aubergines, peppers, chillies, beans and peas. As regards theautumn crops and winter, we still see cut chicory and mixed salad, turnips and onions, cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli and cabbage.
Growing autumn vegetables
InAutumnyou can plant different plant species, not onlyvegetables. Here are some ideas on how to grow different vegetables and vegetables in the autumn months.
Plant the garlic towards the end of October and the beginning of November. Pink garlic should be planted between January and February. In reality, the ideal period varies according to the climatic region so we tell you that the optimal temperature for growth is 20 °, irrigated only in the development phase.
If you are looking for autumn flowers, ornamental garlic can be an excellent choice. For all information, I refer you to the page:variety of garlic.
you can plant it in a cold box in the period between the end of September and the beginning of October. We are in the early daysautumnaland those who have the opportunity to plant in a greenhouse can do so in February.
It can be grown in a protected seedbed from February to March or from September to December. The plants must be transplanted 30-80 days after sowing when they have reached a height of about 15 cm.
To be sown in early October or planting plants already developed between late October and early November, there is also the white pumpkin. White pumpkin is an invaluable source of vitamins and minerals. It has a sweet pulp with a very delicate texture.
The white pumpkin seedlings already developed are not easily found in agricultural consortia, you can try to start cultivation from the seed. On Amazon a bag of white pumpkin seeds can be bought with 7.56 euros and shipping costs included in the price. For all the information we refer to the official Amazon page: white pumpkin seeds.
Some varieties can be sown until November, others from March to September! Chicory needs frequent irrigation.
Choose an autumn variety. The red onion of Tropea is sweet and very tasty, but for its development it needs spring warmth. Your trusted nursery will be able to show you the best varieties based on where they are grown.
The winter variety is sown from September onwards, the ideal growing temperature is between 15 and 18 degrees.
The early varieties can be sown until November, the classic varieties can be grown by the end of October and then harvested in December.
Carrot is a Jollyof the vegetable garden. It can be grown almost always, including autumn. Among the more unusual varieties, we recommend thesowingof purple carrot. The purple carrot is rich inanthocyanins.Anthocyanins are pigments belonging to the flavonoid family, have a high antioxidant power and, according to recent studies, protect the heart and prevent the appearance of certain tumors.
The seeds ofpurple carrotsthey can be found in agricultural consortia and in the most well-stocked garden centers. Those who prefer can take advantage of the online purchase: on Amazon a package of purple carrot seeds can be bought for 6.50 euros with shipping costs included in the price. For all information, I invite you to visit the page:purple carrot seeds.
What to grow in the garden in October
In addition to autumn cropslisted above, in October you can continue with the sowing of: strawberries, cicerchie, endive, lentils, peas, spinach, valerianella.
For detailed information on sowing and planting in October and in the autumn period, I refer you to the guide article: what to grow in October.
What to grow in the garden in November
Do not worry, even in November the garden will be bare. In addition to the vegetables mentioned above, in November you can continue with thesowingof: shallots, spinach, blueberry, lentils, raspberries and cicerchie.
What to grow in the garden in December
Those of December are not typically included in theautumn crops. In December, thewinter. There are not a few vegetables that have aneed for coldto be able to present itself at its best. In December you can continue with the sowing of raspberries, lentils, blueberries, shallots and varieties of vegetables particularly resistant to cold.