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Kohlrabi is a delicious vegetable in the cabbage family. The taste is similar to a broccoli stem or cabbage heart, but milder and sweeter. It can be eaten raw or cooked.

Kohlrabi is a delicious vegetable in the cabbage family. The taste is similar to a broccoli stem or cabbage heart, but milder and sweeter. It can be eaten raw or cooked. There's nothing quite like a fresh bowl of spinach and lettuce picked straight from your own garden! Grow it, eat it, freeze it - Broccoli is full of nutrients and flavor for all kinds of dishes. Milmont Garden Center offers Self Blanche or Snow Crown cauliflower for fall. Swiss Chard is in the same family as garden beets. Fresh, young chard can be used in salads. Mature chard leaves and stalks are typically more bitter and are, therefore, generally cooked or sauteed. Chinese Cabbage, also known as Bok Choy, is a Chinese leaf vegetable often used in Chinese cooking. It is related to the western cabbage and is of the same species as the turnip. Kale is a form of cabbage, either green or purple in color, that does not form a head. Kale is a very hardy plant that tolerates most soils and rarely suffers from pests and diseases more common to other members of the cabbage family. Cabbage is a good source of riboflavin and is used in a variety of dishes, either cooked or raw, for its naturally spicy flavor. Collards loose-leafed cultivars are of the same species as cabbage and broccoli. The plant is grown for its large, dark-colored, edible leaves and as a garden ornamental. Brussel sprouts have leafy green buds which resemble miniature cabbages. Care should be taken not to overcook the sprouts, which can give them a bitter taste. Spinach is an edible flowering plant which grows to a height of up to 30 cm. This vegetable is not only delicious in a variety of recipes or salads, but is also a rich source of iron and calcium.

Vegetables to Plant in Fall

Fall vegetables for transplanting are usually available early August through mid-October while supplies last.

Milmont offers a wide variety of fall vegetables in both seeds and plants.  The categories below list all the fall vegetables we are currently carrying.  To check stock, please call us at (540) 943-8408.  And, be sure to check out our helpful articles about gardening, some of which are included below.

  • When planning your garden, it is important to ask a few basic questions about time, space, preferences and how you will use the produce ... (Read Complete Article)
  • The ideal soil for a vegetable garden is deep, friable, well-drained with a high organic matter content. Proper soil preparation provides the basis for good seed germination and the subsequent growth of garden crops ... (Read Complete Article)
  • Mulching is a practice adaptable to nearly all home gardens. To mulch is simply to cover the soil around plants with a protective material, organic or inorganic.  Mulches reduce weed growth, hep retain soil moisture and add nutrients ... (Read Complete Article)
  • Soil moisture ... a healthy plant is 75 percent to 90 percent water. The plant needs that much water to carry out vital functions, including photosynthesis, support (rigidity), transpiration, and transportation of nutrients and sugars to various parts of the plant...  (Read Complete Article)
  • Article: Leafy Green Vegetables
  • Article: Cole Crops or Brassicas
  • 16234 Brussel Sprouts Jade Cross 4Pack
  • 16235 Cabbage Early Flat Dutch 4 Pack
  • 16238 Cabbage Ruby Perfection 4 Pack
  • 16242 Cabbage Stonehead 4 Pack
  • 16243 Cauliflower Self Blanche 4 Pack
  • 16244 Cauliflower Snow Crown 4 Pack
  • 16245 Collards Champion 4 Pack
  • 16246 Kale Premier 4 Pack
  • 16247 Kohlrabi Grand Duke 4 Pack
  • 16248 Lettuce Buttercrunch 4 Pack
  • 16250 Lettuce Oak Leaf 4 Pack
  • 16251 Lettuce Red Sails 4 Pack
  • 16253 Lettuce Simpson Elite 4 Pack
  • 16256 Swiss Chard Bright Lights 4 Pack
  • 16257 Swiss Chard Ruby Red 4 Pack
  • 18823 Spinach Bloomsdale 4 Pack
  • 25149 Vegetable Assorted 4 Pack
  • 27249 Broccoli Marathon 4 Pack
  • 32798 Broccoli Waltham 4 Pack
  • 32808 Kohlrabi Purple Splendor 4 Pack
  • 32832 Lettuce Healing Hands Mix 4 Pack
  • 32836 Lettuce Burpee Gourmet Blend 4pack
  • 32837 Cabbage Chinese China Gold 4 Pack
  • 32838 Cabbage Chinese Toy Choy 4 Pack
  • 32844 Collards Bulldog 4 Pack
  • 32846 Lettuce Little Caesar 4 Pack
  • 35195 Broccoli Destiny 4 Pack
  • 37306 Broccoli Emerald Crown 4 Pack
  • 39132 Spinach Avon 4 pack
  • 41522 Arugula Rocket 4 Pack
  • 43879 Collards Vates 4 Pack
  • 43880 Kale Seabor 4 Pack
  • 44030 Lettuce Batavian Sierra 4 Pack

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