A quick and easy fall garden

Many of the leafy greens can grow quickly, and individual leaves over time can be harvested — or the entire plant.

Many of the leafy greens can grow quickly, and individual leaves over time can be harvested — or the entire plant.

Fall has arrived, and that means it’s time to plant a cool-season garden. Fall and winter gardens allow for a wide range of crops to be grown, and some of these crops are ready for harvest much quicker than others. A garden does not always need to take the entire season before harvest time, nor does it have to be one that requires a lot of effort.

Fast-growing crops provide a lot of advantages that slow-growing crops lack. They take a lot less time to grow, which means a lot less physical effort is needed to tend to the garden. A quick development time may reduce disease and pest pressure as well. Also, if the crop fails for whatever reason, these crops can be replanted before the end of

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