I used to think of August as nap time in the heat of Southern California's summer, it is SO inviting! Grab a cool drink, find a hammock and get the Dodgers on the radio. Do I hear the muffled sounds of snoring? Ah, August!
Some Suggested Varieties for the Fall/Winter Garden
Artichokes (a perennial)
Florence Fennel (bulbing)
Garlic (this is a long season crop, plant in Fall harvest next Summer)
Onions (also a long season growing; find “short-day” varieties, when you can)
A Short List Of Seed Houses