Eat It, Plant It, Spring 2020 9 Crops For Late-Summer Harvest April 1, 2020 A list of the crops to plant now for the late-summer harvest Beans Growing pole beans gives you the advantage of maximizing your space. Bush bean plants need no support. Okra The soil has to be well prepared. Work the soil well, about 10-15 inches deep, so the plants can get the most nutrients from the soil around their roots. Eggplant Find a good fertile spot in the garden where it can get a decent amount of sunshine. Water regularly because they do best in a consistently moist soil. Watermelons Watermelons grow best in a sandy loam soil. They require space, because the plants are vines and take up a lot of room. They should be planted 2 to 3 feet apart. Muskmelons Keep the seed bed or pots consistently moist, but not saturated. Plant three seeds 18 inches (46 cm.) apart and half an inch (1 cm.) deep. Cucumbers Cucumbers like loose, organic soil with plenty of sunlight. Make choose a site that has adequate drainage and fertile soil. Summer Squash Summer squash plants should be planted in a well drained soil. Space about two to three seeds in an area about 24 to 36 inches apart. Beets Plant the seeds 1 to 2 inches apart in a row. Cover them lightly with loose soil, and then sprinkle it with water. Beets do best in deep, well drained, sandy soil, Radish Radishes will germinate in about four to 10 days – ready for harvest in less than a month depending on the variety. Plant the seeds ½ inch deep and one inch apart. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Previous 9 Powerful Immune-Boosting Fruits and Veggies Newer Got Oats On Your Mind? 2 Comments Pingback: April 23, 2020 at 6:48 pm Publisher's Note - Pingback: April 24, 2020 at 9:09 pm A New Platform: Volume 3, Issue 7 - Chef's Corner Magazine Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.