Vegetables to Plant in November
The fall season is here, and it is time to start planning what vegetables you can plant in November. November can be a great time to get your vegetable garden started as you come closer to winter. Depending on where you live, there are a wide variety of winter vegetables you can plant in November to enjoy throughout the colder months.
November is a great time to start planting cool-season crops, such as:
- Brassicas – Broccoli, cabbage, kale, Brussels sprouts, Asian greens
- Leafy Greens – Lettuce, spinach, arugula, kale, Swiss chard, mustard greens
- Root Vegetables – Carrots, turnips, beets, rutabaga, parsnips, radishes, onions
- Legumes – Peas, beans, lentils, fava beans
These vegetables should be planted in November and can continue to be harvested into late winter or early spring.
In some warmer climates, you can also plant warm-season vegetables in November. These vegetables can be harvested in late winter and into early spring, and include:
These vegetables may need to be harvested early and stored indoors to protect them from colder temperatures.
Tips for Planting in November
When planting in November, there are a few things to keep in mind to ensure success.
- Choose the right varieties for your location – be sure to pick varieties that can stand up to colder temperatures.
- Know your soil moisture levels – as the weather is cooling off, the soil takes longer to dry out. Be aware of your soil moisture levels to avoid overwatering.
- Start indoors – in colder climates, some vegetables may need to be started indoors to ensure they are ready to harvest in time for winter.
By taking these steps into consideration, you can ensure that your vegetable garden is successful in November and the months to come!