By: Kim Charles

With the mild climate in place, October becomes a busy time in the garden for Julie Rorrer as she begins to plant her favorite winter crops.

"In most places, the arrival of October and its cooler weather signifies the end of the growing season for gardeners. In central Texas, it’s a bit different. Mild winters with only occasional freezes make this one of the best times of the year for gardening. It’s a busy time for us as we prep our garden beds and begin planting our favorite crops for winter, including beets, beans, spinach and greens of all sorts. We are lucky to have a climate that allows for year-round gardening, and try to take full advantage of it! Attached are some photos of what happens in October in our garden. Enjoy!"

Julie on Instagram: (@gardenkeepr)

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Baby beets

Radish love

Kumquats ripening


Planting for fall

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