11 Vegetables to Plant in August {Zone 9}

Last updated 08/8/2020 | |

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There are lots of vegetables you can plant in August! Even though it’s hot outside, these vegetables can handle the heat and will give you a tasty harvest this fall and winter. Includes recommended varieties, planting tips, and recipes.

broccoli in garden

It’s August already…where has the summer gone? If you’re in the middle of canning up your garden’s bounty, you might not be thinking about what you can plant this month.

Good news! There are lots of vegetables that can handle the heat and give you a tasty harvest this fall and winter.

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This planting guide for Zone 9 will give you 11 vegetables you can plant in August for a great harvest this fall. Let's get started!

assorted colorful vegetables

11 Vegetables to Plant in August

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  1. landscape design Christchurch on November 28, 2020 at 3:08 am

    Hi, thank you for such a brilliant post. I have been reading some blogs that gives me more knowledge about the vegetables plant. I must say this is one of the best among them. You have done a great research for I feel, thanks for sharing.

  2. Diane Hudson on July 30, 2019 at 10:22 am

    Hi Diane here, have never planted in August but going to give it a try. Right now the beans are being harvested, I staggered the planting and am happy with the results. Will be picking peaches soon!!! Yup I’m thrilled. Only our second summer on Vancouver Island in new home and this year has given us more rain then last year and still working on getting a good compost system happening. Been a real learning experience. thanks for all your suggestions and advice.

    • Pam on July 21, 2020 at 6:44 pm

      Awesome! Your garden is doing great. :o)

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