Fall Harvest is considered to be harvest time for many types of vegetables such as onions, squash, carrots, tomatoes, and many other wonderful fall produce.
Of course you need to plant a garden in order to reap a harvest when it is harvest time. The best time to plant a garden is usually June through August 29, 2012 but for vegetables like squash, beans, eggplant, cucumbers, and peppers you may want to wait until September to plant these vegetables.
Before you plant it will depend on the type climate you live in that determines the best time to plant an outside garden.
If you live in colder regions of the United States you may want to consider building a green house or making a container vegetable garden inside your garage or on an enclosed porch where the planted seeds can get plenty of sunlight.
When harvesting your vegetables this fall the best way to preserve vegetables is to store them is by canning.
When you are canning vegetables make sure you label what is in the canning jars and put the date that the vegetables were canned so as you can ensure they are eaten before they expire.
Vegetables can be stored in jars for up to 5 years or longer depending on how good of a seal was made when you canned them.
Once you have canned your vegetables is best that they be stored in a cool dry place such as a cellar for a longer shelf life to last longer without spoiling.
Items used in canning are Mason Jars or Ball canning Jars, Kliner Le Parfait, water bath canner, pressure cooker canner, canning, rack.
Click on the links below to view some canning website recourses.