What to Grow in SEPTEMBER in Central Texas

Green Beans

Green beans are the perfect dinner side or to add to salads for some fresh crunch. Get these seeds in ASAP for a fall harvest.


Perfect in pots or containers and you can even bring them indoors during harsh freezing temperatures.


Cucumbers are so versatile for salads and pickling. For fall these need to get these planted asap.


Cherry tomatoes are best for fall growing. Get these in the garden by the first week of September.


So many varieties of peppers to grow. Try Shishito peppers for a fun flavor kick to your recipes. Buy plants from nursery and get growing by first week of September.

Swiss Chard

Swiss Chard is a work horse in the garden. This is one leafy green that can take some heat and doesn't mind cool temps as well.

Summer Squash

I recommend buying plants from the nursery to grow this in time before first frosts.


Nothing beats home grown carrots! Start planting carrot seeds mid to late September. Plant every two weeks through October.


Plant beets now to have some ready for Thanksgiving! Plant every two weeks through October.


Start kale by seed or buy from a nursery to plant and grow all fall and winter long.

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