Plant your garden now for fall harvest

ST. LOUIS — The clock is ticking.If you want the freshest broccoli, kale, carrots and more this fall, the time to plant it is now. It might even taste better than the same veggies you plant in the spring.I’ll admit, this is news to me. I am not a gardener. I thought that people wrap up all of their gardening around this time of year, throw a padlock around their tomato plants, and don’t plant a thing until next year.But for several crops, planting a garden in late summer is the way to go, especially in St. Louis’ gardening zone.According to Justin H. Keay, a local specialist with the Universit...


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