New weather marks new crop season Posted in: Lifestyle A cold front pushed through the second half of August bringing much welcome rain and cooler temperatures. Both the rain and reduced heat coupled with the end of summer, make fall gardening so much more attractive. Early September is a great time to plant many cool season crops. From now through the end of October we can plant, beets, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, chard, collard greens, English peas, kale, kohlrabi, mustard greens, onions, radishes, and turnips. Labor Day marks the safe date to transplant artichoke crowns. There are only two times of the year that we can plant artichokes in ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!