Vegetables

Terracotta Composting 50-Plant Garden Tower by Garden Tower Project
To show several winter greens growing in the garden.

Fall and Winter Vegetable Gardening in Texas

A selection of vegetables that grow well during the winter in Texas. The entry for each vegetable includes: the best time to plant, the best varieties, and the temperature at which the plant should be covered for extra warmth.

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Persian cucumbers ready to harvest

Growing Cucumbers in Texas

How to successfully grow cucumbers in Texas. The best trellises for cucumbers and when to harvest. Persian and English Cucumbers are specifically discussed.

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Dwarf Blue Curled kale in a wash tub

Growing Kale in Texas

How to successfully grow kale in Texas. How to plant, harvest and cook kale. Different varieties of kale are discussed and the best season to plant them in Texas.

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Parsnips

Growing Parsnips in Texas

How to successfully grow parsnips in Texas. How to plant, grow, and harvest parsnips. Parsnips grow well as a fall-winter crop in Texas and are quite hardy through through our mild Texas winters.

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These two Tigger melons are growing only a few inches from each other on a short section of vine. These and all melons are loving the fall weather.

These two Tigger melons are growing only a few inches from each other on a short section of vine. These and all melons are loving the fall weather. ...

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The red Spider Lilies are beginning to bloom. My brother gave some of these bulbs to me many years ago. These are the offspring of those original bulbs.

The red Spider Lilies are beginning to bloom. My brother gave some of these bulbs to me many years ago. These are the offspring of those original bulbs. ...

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Finally, my first bitter melon! It is a Jyunpaku Okinawa white bitter melon. I guess turns white when ripe.

Finally, my first bitter melon! It is a Jyunpaku Okinawa white bitter melon. I guess turns white when ripe. ...

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Another round of fall cantaloupes are developing.

Another round of fall cantaloupes are developing. ...

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A pretty yellow rose.

A pretty yellow rose. ...

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