Fall is the time to finish collecting, enjoying, and preserving your summer's fruits, tidy up fallen leaves and neaten bed borders, and relish in the delights of the cooler weather - the smell of fire, no biting bugs, apple and pumpkin picking, and fall foods.
Scroll through for ideas on how to tuck your garden in for the winter... or sneak in a few more food crops.
Raked vs. Unraked
Late Season Annual Veggies
To make the most of your growing season, sew a few fall crop veggies (see sketch at left for some ideas on what thrives in the cooler temps).
Check the seed packets for days til harvest, count back from your first frost date, and plant.
It will still be hot when you sew the seeds, but when the temperatures start to drop, you'll have some great, fresh veggies, perfect for roasting.