You may think there is not much use for gardening in the month of September, since you have said goodbye to summer and hello to fall, but that is never the case in the southern regions! Fall is a prime season to grow a variety of different vegetables in the South. No matter what southern region you live in, there are vegetables for you to grow that we promise you will love. Get ready to pull out your recipe books and gardening gloves. Once you read about all the great vegetables you can grow in your garden this time of year, you are going to be running to the supermarket to get all your gardening and cooking supplies! Let’s take a closer look at what your garden will look like this season.
Southeast and Gulf Coast Region
The Southeast region and Gulf Coast both have a great selection of vegetables to grow in the fall season. You have arugula, beets, bok choy, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, carrots, cauliflower, collard greens, kale, lettuce, and mustard greens to choose from when wondering what you can grow in your garden. So many great recipes can come from these vegetables, and there won’t be a day where you will be left wondering what you can make for your next meal or what dish you will bring to your friend’s potluck. The recipes can be endless with these popular versatile veggies. Depending on what you like, you can make some good ole Southern collard greens, a trendy cauliflower pizza, broccoli casserole, roasted carrot soup, and so much more! Once you start growing these delicious vegetables, you will look forward to this season every year.
Everything you can grow in the Southeast and Gulf Coast region you can also grow in the Southwest, plus more. cabbage, lettuce, spinach, turnips, and radishes can also be added to your list of vegetables in your garden. Vegetable cabbage soup for those cold days, delicious salads, creamy spinach dip you can make anytime, and radish and turnip saute are just a few of the fun fall dishes you can make with the vegetables grown in your garden!