If you are looking for some fall vegetable plants to start with, there is a wide variety of vegetable suitable for fall gardens. And here are some additional tips which might be of help to you:
If you have interest for root vegetables rutabagas and turnips are easy to grow and can be harvested long after the last frost. You can boiled and peel and mashed them just like potatoes.
If you love the color of green and is into leafy vegetables, I suggest try Kale and collards. These two are rich in Vitamin C. Spinach, too, grows best in fall. For a simple and nutritious dish, just sauté in olive oil or steam these vegetables with garlic and sea salt.
Cruciferous vegetables like broccoli and cauliflower can also be a great option. These vegetables are contains nutrients that helps fight cancer and other diseases. For broccoli and cauliflower to grow best, they should be in cool temperatures. Potent cancer fighters, broccoli and cauliflower grow best in cool temperatures. Both vegetables can be steamed, boiled, baked or fried as to what suits your taste.
While, Salad greens can be planted in cooler places but not cold temperatures. Grow them in partial shade for great texture and color. Some popular varieties include escarole and endive.
Cabbage and Brussels sprouts are also cool weather crops. Cabbage is an excellent source of Vitamin C. It also contains large amount of glutamine, an amino acid which has anti-inflammatory properties. Though not commonly appreciated, but if appropriately they are nutritious and delicious. Usually these vegetable are used in making salads.
These vegetable is often used as a minor ingredient in dishes, they can be grilled, roasted or baked as a side dish. Leeks can withstand hard freezes. Leeks are rich in allicin, an organosulfur compound that has been shown to inhibit the growth of certain cancer cells, including breast, endometrial, and colon cancer cells. Leeks also contain calcium, iron, vitamin C, and fiber.