Many veggies can be started from seed now for a yummy fall harvest. They will nicely fill in those gaps left from current harvests.
These plants have a maturity date of under 90 days and can withstand light frosts that may occur in October:
- Brussels sprouts
- Collard greens
- Swiss chard
All these can be direct-seeded.
Here is a neat trick: After initial seeding and watering, put an old towel or burlap bag on top of the seeds. After 3-4 days, check under the towel daily and remove it when the seedlings emerge. This will keep you from constantly watering the seeds to give them the consistent moister needed to germinate.