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Things to Do in the October Garden: Vegetables

Begin harvesting cool-season vegetables, such as broccoli, Brussel sprouts, cauliflower, cabbage, and collards.

Enjoy apple harvests in the north part of the state.

Clean up any remaining warm-season vegetable plants, such as tomatoes or peppers.

Fall is a great time to conduct a soil test for your vegetable garden. Lime or sulfur can be added this fall per soil test recommendations so that the soil pH has time to adjust prior to spring planting.

Consider planting a cover crop. More information can be found here: https://extension.uga.edu/publications/detail.html?number=C1057&title=Using%20Cover%20Crops%20in%20the%20Home%20Garden

Check your seed inventory and begin preparing your list of needed garden supplies for the next season.