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It’s hot but fall planting is approaching

Can you believe we are just weeks away from September? And although we are all sweltering in the Texas summer heat, it’s actually time to start thinking about your fall vegetable garden. August is the ideal time to plant many types of vegetables for fall gardens. Unfortunately, many novice gardeners, and many veterans, miss this opportunity. If you wait until temperatures have moderated to plant veggies, many will not have had time to reach maturity before cold or freezing weather arrives. In addition, if you don’t already have a raised bed set up for fall a veggie garden, you should build it today – it’ll need a few weeks of “mellowing,” so things you plant don’t burn up when the summer heat combines with over-active soil. Whenever possible, choose early maturing vegetables for the fall garden.

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