Planting Choices


Here is a seasonal list of everything we are currently offering to plant in your edible gardens this season…


Fall Planting Choices 

The fall veggie crops listed below are usually planted as transplants between mid August- October, depending on the crop. They will be taken out as the winter temperatures come into effect (short term), and some will be left in as they love the chilly weather (long term).

LONG TERM (will last through colder temperatures)::

  • Beets *direct sow
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots *direct sow
  • Cauliflower
  • Chard
  • Collards
  • Garlic *bulb planted
  • Kale
  • Kohlrabi
  • Leaf Lettuce
  • Mustard Greens
  • Onion *starts or direct seed sow
  • Parsnip
  • Peas
  • Radish *direct sow
  • Spinach
  • Winter Squash
  • Turnip *direct sow

SHORT TERM (will die back at first frost, or soon after)::

  • Beans: bush, green, lima, or hyacinth
  • Cucumber: pickling or slicing
  • Eggplant
  • Peppers
  • Potato
  • Pumpkin
  • Summer Squash
  • Tomato
  • Zuchinni

Herb Planting Choices

Herbs can be grown year-round, usually with planting occurring in the fall- but it varies. Most of the herbs listed below do well in shaded areas, or areas without too much after-noon sunlight.

  • Anise
  • Apple Mint
  • Basil: (warmer season, and not recommended for Fall) sweet, purple, lemon, Thai, and more!
  • Bee Balm
  • Berries & Cream Mint
  • Catnip
  • Citronella
  • Chives
  • Chocolate Mint
  • Cilantro (cooler season, not recommended for Spring)
  • Curry Plant
  • Dill
  • Fennel
  • Lavender: many varieties
  • Lemon Balm
  • Lemon Grass
  • Lemon Verbena
  • Lime Min
  • Marigold
  • Mojito Mint
  • Oregano: many varieties
  • Peppermint
  • Pineapple Sage
  • Rosemary: many varieties of upright & prostrating
  • Rue
  • Sage: many varieties
  • Spearmint
  • Stevia
  • Sweet Marjoram
  • Thyme: many varieties
  • Vick’s Plant

Fruit Planting Choices

Depending on your soil, garden space, and sunlight…there are a few fruit trees and bushes that can thrive in this area. Since these are perennial plants and trees, they are planted and cut back at specific times of the year.

  • Apple Tree: many varieties! Need at least 2 for pollination. If limited on space, we can get 3-in-1 trees, meaning 3 different varieties in 1 tree that can cross pollinate!
  • Apricot Tree
  • Avacado Tree: needs a lot of love & attention the first 3-5 years!
  • Blackberries Bush: needs acidic soil
  • Fig a Tree: lemon (depends on availability), brown Turkey, etc.
  • Grape Vines: needs large trellis or pergola space
  • Kumquat Tree
  • Lemon Tree: does well in the ground or container
  • Lime Tree: does well in the ground or container
  • Loquat Tree: does best in the ground
  • Olive Tree: does well in the ground or container
  • Orange/ Tangerine Tree: most hardy of the citrus and does well in the ground or container
  • Papaya Tree: does well in the ground or container
  • Peach Tree
  • Pecan Tree
  • Plem Tree
  • Pomegranate Tree: does best in the ground
  • Raspberries : needs acidic soil
  • Strawberries: best planted in container or custom bed made for them

For more questions information to see if you have the right space for these fruit & nut varieties…contact us at 210.843.5613 or grow@uprootedgardens.com!

We can come out & see what will work- and what won’t!