Fall gardening options
Roots and Shoots
August 4, 2022
Zucchinis may start showing up in people's mailboxes as Western Montana gardens are getting into the harvest season. Even though this is the pay-off time of year for gardeners, there's an option to stretch out the season for fall crops.
"Like most fresh homegrown vegetable enthusiasts, I have never wanted the garden to end," said Eliot Coleman, market gardener, teacher and author of "Four Season Harvest." "That doesn't mean I longed for an endless summer; I love the pleasures of fall, winter and spring. I just wanted year-round, freshly harvested food on the table."
By planting cold hardy...