I suppose you can’t really consider “winter” as even a season in the south. But there is a bit of a down period, in which you can plan, purchase for and prepare your southern homestead for the upcoming spring.
Here in northwest Louisiana, we have a very long growing season. On average, 236 frost free days. If you live in the colder zones, you might be green with envy. Given that there are so many frost free days, the fall planting season is pretty easy to calculate. However, there are other considerations besides frost. Here are some tips and tricks for gardening in the fall in the south.