You can start a vegetable garden in July! Plant these 9 vegetables in July for a huge harvest this fall. Includes recommended varieties, planting tips, and recipes.
Ahhh, July…everyone else is basking in the sun, swimming and eating homemade fudgesicles, and us gardeners are worried about mulch and aphids. (You can get rid of aphids without chemicals! See the best ways to eliminate aphids naturally, right here.)
You might think that it’s too hot to plant vegetables in July, but that’s not the case! In most parts of the country, there are heat-tolerant vegetables that will happily grow in your garden.
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Here in Zone 9 we have a long planting season, but it gets ridiculously hot in summer. For July planting, you want vegetables that mature quickly—90 days or less to maturity is good to shoot for.