15 Vegetables You Can Plant Now for Fall Harvest

Plant these hearty vegetables now for a bountiful harvest come fall.
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Beets are a great fall vegetable. Soak the seeds overnight for quicker germination.


Green beans are fast producers. Choose from the full gamut of varieties for your favorite fall recipes.


Enjoy this vitamin-packed vegetable this autumn. Sow directly into the garden in late summer for a fall harvest.

Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts are not always the most popular vegetable at the dinner table, but they are a perfect addition to a fall garden. They will hold up well in an early frost.


Turnips are easy to grow and delicious to eat. 


Not the most attractive root vegetable in the world, but it is tasty! Celeriac needs time to grow—get a head start for a fall harvest by planting in late summer.


Collards are packed full of vitamins and taste great in stir-fries. These hearty greens taste best after frost exposure. 

Green Onions

Green onions can be direct sown in late summer and will survive winter if not harvested.


Kohlrabi is a fast grower for the cool season. It only takes six weeks to mature.


Lettuce loves cool weather! Plant in late summer to early fall to enjoy in an autumn salad.


Direct sow parsnips in the summer and plan on harvesting after frost when the flavor improves. 


Cauliflower is a cold-tolerant member of the cabbage family. Plant them now to use in soups or mashed with potatoes this fall.


Peas grow well in cool weather. Choose a short season variety for an autumn harvest.


What's a fall garden without pumpkins? Sow in mid summer for an autumn harvest.


Radishes are one of the quickest maturing crops at 4 weeks from seed to harvest.