10 Great Fall Garden Vegetables & Starting a Fall Garden in Seed Flats: Key Tips & Cautions (1of2)

Here is the 2nd video in this 2 part series: Planting Your Fall Seed Starts in Beds: Planting, Fertilizing & Pest Management- Video (2of2)

Start your fall garden now in seed flats while you are waiting for your summer crops to finish up. I go over my 10 main fall weather crops and show you how to start them in seed cells. Seed starting in flats during the summer is very different than the spring. I explain how to do it.

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  1. Cynthia Petrone on July 3, 2020 at 7:43 pm

    Is it necessary to sterilize the starting soil if I’m seed starting outdoors?

  2. Sharon Nash on July 3, 2020 at 7:47 pm

    Well this was timely! Started my fall crops in trays under my covered front porch yesterday. Mostly shaded all day with a little afternoon sun. I forgot about kohlrabi & cilantro, so TY for the reminder.

  3. Orig MainStMama on July 3, 2020 at 7:49 pm

    TY, Gary! 😊 I like the fact we can grow fresh greens & herbs year-round. And the anticipation inherent in Planning & Seed-Starting the Fall & Winter Gardens makes Summer Cleanup easier bc we’re preparing for the next adventure & don’t have to wait until next Spring!!!
    And by keeping a record, we enjoy what we’ve got, learn what does & doesn’t work, and find strength to pick ourselves up outta frustration & despair, and get ready to start all over again. So, where I had tried & given up before, now I am finding some success bc of your shared experiences & instruction. And that makes me happy; really happy – be it digging, amending soil, weeding, sowing, transplanting, watering or cleaning up. Thanks, Gary! GOD bless you & The Rusted Garden.
    Fri-08/09/2019 @ 21:53

  4. Victoria Sann on July 3, 2020 at 7:49 pm

    No Broccoli?

  5. FK P on July 3, 2020 at 7:54 pm

    It is too late to plant seeds right now? In the state of Delaware. If so what should I try?

  6. Charles Coker on July 3, 2020 at 7:54 pm

    Snow peas , The seed packs suggest starting the seed in January. I’m in zone 8A Would you start them in Nov., or Dec. the reason I ask. By the time they start putting on pods. The heat has started to rise. And by early May. They are overdone toast!

  7. Laurie Hines on July 3, 2020 at 7:54 pm

    uh-oh…I started mine in cells and trays in the house under grow lights and heat mat. Should i turn off lilghts/mats and put them outside…zone 8 GA? So hot here.

  8. Mary Jones on July 3, 2020 at 7:55 pm

    Hey there!!
    Ever grow Roselle?
    Can I start my Sweet Pea flowers as well. My veggie garden produced twice as much this year, thanks to you. Harvesting my Sunflowers seeds today and then roasting.
    Best wishes, Gary!!

  9. hereswhatshappening on July 3, 2020 at 7:56 pm

    Just don’t think you can beat rootrainers for planting peas and most everything else. Gets you air pruning from the beginning, easily reused, and compact for storing. Can’t beat them for optimum root formation!

  10. My Quaint Cottage on July 3, 2020 at 7:57 pm

    Thanks for the tips. I think that I will try some peas. 😊

  11. Marilyn M on July 3, 2020 at 7:57 pm

    Great info, just at the right time. Thanks

  12. Emanuel Martinez on July 3, 2020 at 7:59 pm

    Great tips, thank you

  13. Ay M on July 3, 2020 at 8:01 pm

    No other types of brassicas Gary?

  14. Small Garden Quest on July 3, 2020 at 8:03 pm

    I planted my fall garden last week 🙁 Now I could not use those splendid tips.

  15. Young Hwan Choi on July 3, 2020 at 8:04 pm

    So i can start the seeds this week in Michigan? I’ve never gone past the end of my tomatoes, which is sometime in oct.

  16. Me and You Hello on July 3, 2020 at 8:04 pm

    Thanks for sharing! the thumbnail didn’t draw my attention but I saw it was your videos "and then" I clicked

  17. qrrb on July 3, 2020 at 8:05 pm

    Gary, do you have any ideas when the latest I could start fall crops in the 5b zone might be?

  18. D'MARIE JONES on July 3, 2020 at 8:05 pm

    Just found u recently….Thax for doing this video Gary…I’m starting my fall garden from seed for the first time…florticulture is my passion…Love your videos…Thank you for this!

  19. rockintherae on July 3, 2020 at 8:06 pm

    Please stop using plastic. You can use egg cartons that are biodegradable

  20. Brandy Gallegos on July 3, 2020 at 8:14 pm

    I have a hard time getting cilantro to sprout/grow, what can you recommend ?
    I have tried planting in cold and over wintering the seeds, planting in late winter, and even in the dead heat of summer. I’m in Florida.

  21. Stephen Caruana on July 3, 2020 at 8:15 pm

    Thanks Gary! How do you store your seeds so that they keep from year to year? Usually a pack comes with more seeds than I can plant (especially if I’m planting multiple types/vegetables). How/where would you recommend storing them?

  22. Joe N Crypto on July 3, 2020 at 8:15 pm

    We are both in Zone 7 maryland, any luck growing carrots this time of the year?

  23. John Clamshell SP on July 3, 2020 at 8:18 pm

    Outstanding as always. I’m already on it.

  24. Mary Metz on July 3, 2020 at 8:20 pm

    Um Gary, did I spot purple potato seeds in your video? If so, could you please talk about why you are trying to grow them now ? Thanks!

  25. Andrew Star on July 3, 2020 at 8:21 pm

    Just curious what region do you grow in?

  26. SoulGardener74 on July 3, 2020 at 8:22 pm

    Thanks Gary I am about to start my fall herbs. I live in Florida so I won’t be starting my fall seedlings until September. This video is very informative and I will be checking out your page to get some bok chow seeds.

  27. Tai Lilly on July 3, 2020 at 8:24 pm

    With the temps being in the high 90s to triple digits, when do you suggest to start planting for the fall garden. Thxs

  28. wipeoutxl on July 3, 2020 at 8:25 pm

    no potatos?

  29. Southern California Gardening on July 3, 2020 at 8:25 pm

    garden looks amazing

  30. mic jam on July 3, 2020 at 8:27 pm

    Perfect video for me right now!! thanks Gary!!

  31. Helen Nelson on July 3, 2020 at 8:27 pm

    Thank you for sharing Gary. I’ll be saving this for my fall and referring to your spring summer collection of videos. Blessings.

  32. Lisa G on July 3, 2020 at 8:27 pm

    Good afternoon Gary . Wow you have accomplished so much on your land these past months . Congratulations on your successes . Thank you for freely sharing and taking us along.🙏🌱♻️✌

  33. Smitty101 on July 3, 2020 at 8:29 pm

    Gary have you ever tried eating Radish seed pods? They are great!

  34. JJ on July 3, 2020 at 8:29 pm

    thanks for the great post Gary. I see that you are germinating these seeds outdoor. aren’t you worried to get fungus gnat infestation? Specially since I noticed you didn’t use any cinnamon or neem oil on your seed trays.

  35. Black Pack Homestead Chris and Marella Ogden on July 3, 2020 at 8:30 pm

    Jam packed with good info. Thank you Gary!

  36. Stephen O'Sullivan on July 3, 2020 at 8:31 pm

    Where do you get your Roxanne radishes??? I don’t know who to trust as far as seed vendors I normally use don’t carry them. Or do they have another name?

  37. Jackie Horsley on July 3, 2020 at 8:32 pm

    great information Gray can I start my fall seeds buy mixing compost and garden coir together

  38. Susette Mukes on July 3, 2020 at 8:33 pm

    Thanks for the information

  39. gentlbenn45 on July 3, 2020 at 8:34 pm

    Thank you for the video and hello from Carroll County, Maryland. Great tip on the seeds drying out so quickly (I left a flat of new seeds out since last week and have watered almost twice a day so far except for the monsoon we had the other day). I started 2 more flats today and will be listening to your advice. Thanks again

  40. Cynthia Fisher on July 3, 2020 at 8:36 pm

    What about spinach? Should I wait to sow those seeds? Thanks for sharing all this, you do an amazing job!

  41. Wendy's Garden on July 3, 2020 at 8:39 pm

    birds ate all my beet and kohlrabi seedlings. : ( They also go after the tomatoes, so those are all covered with netting. And there are pests of some sort eating kale and chard. (Neemed them) Not to mention the rabbits eating squash and baby melons. It’s almost enough to turn a person against nature. lol.

  42. Erica Hernandez on July 3, 2020 at 8:40 pm

    I needed this video some weeks ago 😂 and I had them out in full sun, in Los Angeles, during a heatwave. No wonder nothing grew. I will retry again this weekend.

  43. SQWIB on July 3, 2020 at 8:40 pm

    Great video as usual, I love your videos, I’m in the same zone so I learn a lot from your videos, thanks for sharing.
    I want that watering can, lol, I don’t see it in your storefront, can you provide a link?

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