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Vegetables to grow during fall

Aug. 26, 2010, 12:10 p.m.
Carrots

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Carrots

Since they are one of the most popular vegetables in the world, carrots are one of our favorite autumn crops. Carrots can be stored for up to nine months, making it much easier to eat year round than other homegrown vegetables. Carrots can also be picked whenever they reach a usable size, making them perfect for the impatient gardener. In hot summer climates, such as the southeastern United States, plant carrots in September or October for a late winter harvest.