Easy to Grow Vegetables – for fall, winter, spring
Beans – try either bush or pole beans; the latter will give multiple harvests.
Cucumbers – these may have problems with powdery mildew (a fungal disease).
Eggplant – these can grow for many months.
Green peppers, bell peppers
Melons – these may have problems with powdery mildew (a fungal disease).
Onions, bulb - plant as seeds. You need to use Granex or other southern types if you want a bulb to form)
Onions, spring or green onions - plant as small bulbs called “sets”.
Peas – plant and grow only during the very coolest months
Squash – these may have problems with powdery mildew (a fungal disease).
Sweetpotatoes and boniato (Cuban sweetpotato) - plant them in their own planting bed since they will crowd out other plants.
Tomatoes, cherry-type and other small fruit types
Tomatoes, large fruit-type. The larger the fruit, the longer it takes to reach full size and the more likely it is to be exposed to diseases and insects.
Tomatoes, plum-type (‘Roma’). Watch for late blight (a fungal disease) when mornings are cool and foggy.
Watermelon – these may have problems with powdery mildew (a fungal disease).
Vegetables to Grow in Summer or Year-round
Bean, Jack (Canavalia ensiformis, C. gladiata)
Calabaza (also known as Cuban pumpkin, Cuban squash, Cucurbita moschata)
Collards - however, the flavor is better when grown during the cooler months.
New Zealand spinach
Peas, Southern such as black-eyed peas
Pigeon peas – these can live for 3 to 4 years or longer.
Seminole pumpkin (also known as cushaw, cashaw, Spanish calabaza, Cucurbita moschata)
Sweetpotatoes and boniato (Cuban sweet potato). Plant them in their own planting bed since they will crowd out other plants.
UF extension PDF http://buff.ly/1lqmve1
Florida Gardening Calendar http://buff.ly/1gwaWkp
ECHO guide PDF http://buff.ly/1lqmKpn
Best Vegetables to Grow in South Florida - Yahoo Voices http://buff.ly/1hAPvc0
UF PDF http://buff.ly/1hAPDsf
Florida Gardening Calendar: Organic Gardening http://buff.ly/1lqmPJG
Summer Vegetable Gardening in Florida | Rural Florida Living http://buff.ly/1hAQl8E
University of Florida: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pdffiles/vh/vh02100.pdf
The Art of South Florida Gardening: A Unique Guide to Planning, Planting ... - Harold Songdahl - Google Books http://buff.ly/1hARv42
Get Growing! - Urban Oasis Project http://buff.ly/1hARayo
Planting Dates for Warm Season Vegetables from Seed http://buff.ly/1lqnAm9
South Florida videos - Learn Organic Gardening at GrowingYourGreens - YouTube http://buff.ly/1hAKuQH - selected videos below:
1 Acre Home Orchard in South Florida Yields Over a Thousand of Pounds of Tropical Fruit a Year - YouTube http://buff.ly/1lqjNFt
Edible Patio Garden with Fruit Trees and Edible Shrubs in South Florida - YouTube http://buff.ly/1hAK1y0
Grow a Patio Vegetable Garden with 14 Crops in 2 Square Feet - The Garden Stick - YouTube http://buff.ly/1lqjSZM
South Florida Fruit & Vegetable Raised Bed Garden Grows Fresh Food - YouTube http://buff.ly/1hAKEHL
How to Grow a Vegetable Garden Year Round in South Florida - YouTube http://buff.ly/1hAKHDG
DIY Homemade Hydroponic Vertical Garden and Urban Farm in South Florida - YouTube http://buff.ly/1hAKMXV
Hydroponic Vertical Gardening at the Urban Farmer in South Florida - YouTube http://buff.ly/1lqk9Md
Urban Garden in South Florida - Roots in the City Miami - YouTube http://buff.ly/1lqkbUd
Growing Food in South Florida - Vegetable Garden in Grow Boxes and Moringa Trees - YouTube http://buff.ly/1lqkfU6
Attack of the Killer Eggplant - Watch My Food Grow blog http://buff.ly/1wxZDMy