Start from SEED and thin when they are 2-3 inches tall:
From TRANSPLANTS and SETS:
CONTINUE PLANTING these overwintering COOL WEATHER CROPS every two to four weeks till mid December (except Brussel Sprouts where one planting is enough) to assure a continuous supply of fresh ripe vegetables. This is known as "Succession Planting":
PLANT HERBS, as well: parsley, sage, cilantro, dill, fennel, and thyme.
IMPORTANT GARDENING TASKS FOR OCTOBER:
Gather pine needles which are falling for natural mulch.
When gardeners garden, it is not just plants that grow, but the gardeners themselves. --