It's Not Too Late to Grow These 11 Tasty Plants

Didn't plant those tomatoes? Say hello to your fall friends: radishes, broccoli, greens and more! 

It may be mid-July, but that doesn't mean you've missed out on all the gardening fun. These tasty veggies and herbs are just the thing for a late-summer garden that will keep on giving come autumn. Get our best tips for these late-summer specialties, below.

Beans

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Climbing beans are growing.

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©iStockphoto.com/brytta

Carrots

Carrot Tips

Carrot Tips

At Woodland Gardens Organic Farm in Georgia, carrots are harvested in early spring. Growing tip from Farm Manager, Celia Barss: "Loose soil is best. If you have heavy soil, use plenty of mature compost. be sure to thin to one inch."

Photo by: Photo Courtesy of Woodland Gardens Organic Farm

Photo Courtesy of Woodland Gardens Organic Farm

Corn

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Fresh corn

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©iStockphoto.com/Jasmina007

Basil

Basil 'Eleonora'

Basil 'Eleonora'

This basil, 'Eleonora,' has intermediate resistance to downy mildew and a spicier flavor than most pesto-type basils.

Photo by: Courtesy of Johnny's Selected Seeds

Courtesy of Johnny's Selected Seeds

Broccoli

Broccoli has a beauty all its own.

Broccoli has a beauty all its own.

Broccoli has a beauty all its own.

Turnips

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Kraut

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©iStockphoto.com/paylessimages

Cucumbers

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Ripe cucumber hanging on a bush close-up

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©iStockphoto.com/v_zaitsev

Kale

Kale is a Cool Season Crop

Kale is a Cool Season Crop

Kale thrives in cool weather and makes a wonderful addition to a fall garden.

Photo by: Debbie Wolfe

Debbie Wolfe

Beets

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Freshly picked beetroots in wooden tray.

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©iStockphoto.com/sagarmanis

Parsley

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Italian parsley growth at garden. Shallow DOF.

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©iStockphoto.com/AndreyTTL

Radishes

Radishes

Radishes

Radishes

©Image courtesy of Ben Rollins

Image courtesy of Ben Rollins

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