How to Plant a California Fall Garden
Right now is the perfect time to plan your autumn planting. We’re showing you how to plant a beautiful & delicious California fall garden!
Well, technically fall begins on September 22nd this year, but there is no harm in looking forward to cooler weather and pumpkin lattes. Leaving the seed starting to the experts, I always plant my fall garden using plants from the nursery. They just seem to do better in the ground after being grown from seed by the grower, leaving the technical stuff to the experts!
I’ve rounded up the best plant choices and growing tips to make your fall garden a tremendous success this year, let’s get it started!
Growing broccoli can be one of the most rewarding vegetables to harvest. Read all about the best tips and tricks to growing this nutritious veggie HERE.
Try your hand at growing the quick-growing radish! There are several varieties to choose from. Get all the deets HERE.
Talk about a fun veggie to grow! Brussels sprouts produce on a giant stalk and keep producing for months! Check out some tips to growing HERE.
Kale is a very popular fall plant to grow. It is cold hardy and produces an abundant amount of leafy greens to make salads all winter. Find out the best varieties and methods of growing HERE.
Carrots are very quick growers and a definite must for your fall garden. Check out all the wonderful tips on growing carrots HERE.
I love arugula and eat it on the regular. So why not grow it in the garden? This spicy green is perfect for salads and added to burgers and tacos. Find all the best tips for growing arugula HERE.
Turnips are one of the most underrated veggies. Growing them is similar to the radish, and they are the perfect addition to your fall and winter soups and stews. Get all the turnip tips and tricks HERE.
Green onions are a staple in most kitchens, so why not grow your own? They don’t take up much space and are super hearty. Check out the best tips for growing green onions HERE.
Beets are so versatile, it would be a travesty not to include them in your fall garden. They grow similar to turnips and radish, but their uses are far and wide. Find out how to grow them HERE.
Cauliflower has become such a diverse vegetable over the past few years! And growing it has never been easier. Try out these suggestions HERE for growing the perfect head of cauliflower this fall!
Let’s talk about flowers! These gorgeous spikes of color can add so much drama to your fall and winter landscape. Check out all the tips for growing Larkspur HERE.
One of my faves, Hollyhock, is making a big comeback for fall gardens. Hearty and quite a show stopper, find out all the best hints for growing the best hollyhocks HERE.
What would a California garden be without the California poppy? They produce bright and cheery blossoms when we need it most. Check out all the growing tips for California poppies HERE!
Check out our past California fall garden HERE.
4 thoughts on “How to Plant a California Fall Garden”
In Landscape Installations, this California Fall Garden is one of my dream garden that I really want to had on my home, I was very happy that you post the idea on your blog how to have this California Fall Garden, now I may start doing on my on.
Thanks for the post. I think this will give me garden care new ideas. I recently started a blog on how to plant your very own fall garden and found your article really helpful! I am curious about why you don’t like starting seeds in the ground. What are some reasons that made you choose not to do it?
I’m always looking for new information. I would love to hear what you have to say!
Hi Shane, they just seem to do better in the ground after being grown from seed by the grower for us. Plus, we really like to support California Grown plants too! California nursery businesses and growers provide an incredibly important service to medium and small-sized farming operations, urban gardens, and community-supported agriculture here in California.
Thanks for sharing this useful information! Hope that you will continue with the kind of stuff you are doing.