August garden

Gopher Knoll Farm

When we think about being able to eat fresh from the garden throughout the year, it’s all about planning ahead and dealing with the weather, whether hot or cold.

The garden in August isn’t as lush and green as it was during the spring peak.  Heat and pests take a toll and as various plants mature, they are more into production than showing off lush foliage.   Still, as we look through the garden, there is a pretty good amount to choose from for dinner and even more beginning to grow into a fall garden.

Here’s a look through the garden today.

We’re always thinking 2 or 3 months ahead in terms of planting.  What veggies are there that are willing to germinate in summer heat and mature in the cooler fall weather that is around the corner?   Those are the veggies we will be planting this week.


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