What to Plant in September

It may not feel like it since it's 100 degrees outside, but September technically marks the beginning of Fall and is just around the corner. There are still a few fast growing vegetables that can be planted this month that can be harvested before it gets too cold in most gardening zones. Try growing these vegetables below and you can still take advantage of your garden this fall.


Fall is the perfect time to plant blueberry plants. Planting in the fall will allow for good root growth and early growth this coming spring.

Suggested variety: Blueberry Bluecrop


If you live in a warmer climate and can find a quick growing Broccoli variety you can harvest well into November. 

Suggested variety: Calabrese


Garlic is a vegetable that can be planted in the fall for a larger and earlier harvest this coming spring.

Suggested variety: Italian Garlic


Sow lettuce late summer for a fall crop. Grow fast maturing varieties. You guys, lettuce is really hard to mess up. You can grow it in containers or in your garden. Fresh salad is the best!

Suggested Varieties: Buttercrunch


A quick and easy vegetable to grow. Plant now and you can have them ready in 30 days.

Suggested variety: Cherry Belle


Spinach is more of a cool weather vegetable and is great to grow in September.

Suggested variety: Bloomsdale, Olympia Hybrid, Samish

If you're in the warmer climates like I am, don't worry about rushing to plant. The first few weeks of September can be a beast. It's best to wait until the sun isn't going to scorch you freshly growing veggies.

Happy planting!

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