Here in northeast Florida, cool season vegetables and fruits are ready to be planted in August, September and October. If you plant them any earlier, they risk damage and disease due to the hot, rainy climate and exposure to mildew and bugs. Examples of produce to begin planting now includes: beets, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, radishes, strawberries, and spinach.
For those that don't know, the County Extension offers free monthly classes on topics such as gardening, caring for grass and trees, and they have experts that can help you identify disease and fungus that may be prohibiting growth. For more information, please visit their website. You may also contact them by phone at (904) 530-6353.
County Manager's Office