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Vegetables to grow during fall

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

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A wonderful fall crop, beets are cheap, non-temperamental, and you can use both the root and the leaves. In addition, they are a wonderful source of vitamins A and C. Dig deep so the plants stay cool, and don't let the roots get longer than three inches or else the beets will get tough and woody.