A reliable weather man/woman is a gardener's best friend. Not only do they help you know when to water or not water, but also to alert you to when the first frost and killing frost will occur so that you can get your veggies in before losing them to the cold.
Rye in the foreground, broccoli on left and strawberry plants for next spring.
Rye. tomato plants, sunflowers weighed down with seeds
Pumpkins look lonesome in this corner of the garden.