11 of the Best Things You Can Plant in Your Garden This September
Summer may be ending, but that doesn’t mean gardening season is, too. Many plants prefer the cooler temperatures and shorter days that come with fall, which means September is a great time to plan a garden refresh.
First things first: If you haven’t already, it’s a good idea to look up your Hardiness zone on the USDA website. This will help you choose crops that are appropriate for September planting where you live, giving you the best shot at a satisfying harvest come spring (or fall, or even winter). In general, the best candidates for September planting fall into three categories: Fast-growing vegetables, spring harvest vegetables, and fall- or spring-blooming flowers. Here are some great options to get you started.