September 15, 2016

A Mid-September Harvest

Summer is coming to an end, but my garden continues to produce beautiful vegetables.

Here in Bedford, we're already looking ahead to planting our fall crops. My gardeners, Ryan and Wilmer, already started replanting the beds. Succession planting, which is the practice of following one crop with another to maximize a garden’s yield, is an efficient use of gardening space and time. We plant a crop in the spring, and then after it’s harvested, plant another in the same space to ensure fresh produce in summer and up to late-fall.

Yesterday, we collected another bounty of wonderful vegetables - trays of tomatoes and buckets filled with eggplants, okra and peppers. It's been a very productive growing season. Here are some of the latest photos…