It’s getting close to the end of the season but there are still plenty of things to plant including one of our favorites, spinach. This is a list of what we’re planting in September in our zone 7 urban Oklahoma backyard food farm. Click on the name of the vegetable to view more blog posts and videos about that particular plant.
|Vegetable||# Per Square||Notes|
|Garlic||9||We buy bulbs from a local organic grocery store|
|Kale||1||Plant entire square and thin to 1 (eat thinnings)|
|Leek||9||Start seeds outdoors in fall for spring harvest|
|Lettuce||4||Plant entire square and thin to 4 (eating thinnings)|
|Onion||9||Start seeds outdoors in fall for spring harvest|
|Radish||16||Fast crop that matures before frost|
|Spinach||9||Produces all throughout winter when covered with plastic|
|Swiss Chard||4||This is our first time growing it!|
|Turnips||9||Grown for the greens. They sweeten as it gets colder. |
Related: OSU Oklahoma Fall Planting Guide, Square Foot Gardening
Random moments of happiness from the past week in the garden with the kids
Moving This HEAVY Raised Bed Went a Lot Better Than I Thought it Would...
I've been looking for an opportunity to move this heavy raised bed for awhile now and finally got a chance!Thanks for the help, Roman & Mary!
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I walked by this okra and saw it had a lot of flies on it. That gave me a clue in to a potential aphid problem. I also talk about how to handle aphids both manually and with nature's help.Ladybugs on Amazon - http://amzn.to/2x8Ab5OThank you for watching! Please subscribe and check out more of our videos at www.seedtospoon.netSubscribe for more videos on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/fromseedtospoonFollow us on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/seed2spoonFollow us on Instagram - www.instagram.com/fromseedtospoon/Read Dale's story of losing 120 pounds and how it led him to the garden - http://www.seedtospoon.net/2017/06/04/journey-340-pound-depressed-couch-potato-happy-healthy-urban-farmer/Read how we converted our backyard to an organic urban food farm in just 2 years! - http://www.seedtospoon.net/about-us/We'd love for you to also join us in our Facebook group where you can connect with other gardeners, ask questions, and learn from everyone's questions! I often felt lost and overwhelmed when I started all this and connecting with others really helped me! Now I want to facilitate an environment for others to have the same experience.https://www.facebook.com/groups/seed2spoon/Music: http://www.bensound.com