Beyond Lettuce: Fall Crops, Nutrition, and Harvest Toolkit
No matter the season, our expert garden designers will plant, install, and maintain abundant and nutritious crops right in your own backyard!
Keep reading to discover your new favorite fall crop.
Then, check out our latest collaboration on the undeniable health and personal benefits of homegrown food!
Lastly, learn how to cook and preserve banana peppers for maximum flavor.
Fall Crops: Not Just Lettuce
Fall gardening season isn’t just an afterthought to the summer garden; it’s a valuable season that requires thoughtful planning.
We begin fall planting August 14 to ensure that our clients get the most bounty out of their edible fall gardens.
While lettuce and baby greens are popular cool-weather crops, there are plenty of possibilities! Our expert garden designers will help choose the best plants for you and your garden: whether you love crisp veggies, fresh herbs, or sweet berries.
Here’s a full list of what we plant for clients in fall:
Growing your own food provides amazing benefits whether you’re feeding your family, school, or community! At Backyard Eats, we provide ourselves on connecting clients with the magic of homegrown food: including personal nutrition.
Here are some benefits of homegrown food from our friends at Key Nutrition LLC:
Organic, pesticide-free produce
Fresher, more nutrient-dense foods
Local and seasonal cooking inspiration
Less expensive than many grocery stores
Banana Pepper Harvest Guide
Did you know that sweet banana peppers can be harvested at different stages?
Yellow peppers are ready to harvest and perfect for pickling
Orange peppers also make a beautiful pickle
Red peppers are sweet, softer, and best for fresh eating