Guide to Fall Crops and Harvesting

You’ve found our growing collection of videos about vegetable gardening in the fall. They’re by the University of Maryland, Fine Gardening Magazine, and Renee’s Garden, and we thank them for teaching gardening well. More videos are being added as our search continues for good videos from reputable sources.
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HARVESTING FALL VEGETABLES covers late-planted crops like spinach, arugula, lettuce, kale and Brussels sprouts, lettuce. Includes when to plant them. (For more on that consult Maryland’s planting dates for Zone 7 here and here.)

HARVESTING FALL ROOT VEGETABLES covers crops like potatoes, carrots, and beets.

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“HOW TO HARVEST BEETS.”

“HOW TO THIN AND HARVEST CARROTS and “CARROTS: PLANTING, CARE AND HARVESTING.”

WHEN IS CORN READY TO PICK?”

HOW TO PLANT GARLIC.”

“HOW TO HARVEST EGGPLANT.”

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“HARVESTING AND DRYING  ONIONS.”

“WHEN ARE MY PEPPERS READY TO PICK?

“HOW TO HARVEST POTATOES and “HOW TO PLANT POTATOES.”

“HOW TO TRAIN AND HARVEST TOMATOES.”

“HOW TO PICK RIPE WATERMELON and “HOW TO FREEZE AND PRESERVE WATERMELON.”

“HARVESTING AND STORING WINTER SQUASH.”

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Greens

HOW TO GROW KALE.”

HOW TO GROW SPINACH.”

“SALAD TABLE PART 1” and “SALAD TABLE PART 2.”  (Wait – What’s a salad table? )

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Miscellaneous

“HOW TO DRY HERBS

“CONTROLLING MEXICAN BEAN BEETLE AT HARVEST.”

“SOWING AND GROWING COVER CROPS,” “BARLEY COVER CROP” and “COVER CROP CRIMSON CLOVER.”

“HOW TO PLANT SEEDS IN THE GROUND, in which a  Master Gardener plants carrot seeds, but the same method can be used with beets, Swiss chard, spinach, arugula, mustard greens, kale and other seeds.

“SEED-SAVING.”