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Vegetables to grow during fall

By: Steve Pollak on Aug. 26, 2010, 12:10 p.m.

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Autumn is soup season, and split pea soup is a delicacy that can only be enhanced by growing your very own peas. Peas are a fun vegetable to grow in a garden, because unlike cabbage, carrots, and beets, peas on a stalk are as beautiful as they are delicious. Although tradition says to plant seeds on St. Patrick’s Day, the small green gems thrive in early fall as well. (Source: Snow peas and sugar snaps are known to enjoy the cooler temps in the fall.