Yep, it’s HEATING UP! And yes, there’s still a LOT you can plant in your garden through even the hottest months of the year. Regular watering is the key & getting the right variety in the right place matters.

Here’s what’s IN that you can plant right now throughout the summer months:

1) ROOT’S TYPE: Sweet potatoes, okra, sunflower, amaranth

2) FRUITS: Melons, corn, popcorn, pumpkin, eggplant, Armenian Cucumber

3) BEANS: Yard-long, cow peas, black-eyed peas

4) GREENS: Malabar spinach, jewels of Opar, Okinawa spinach, basil

Here’s what’s OUT:

* Traditional lettuces, tomatoes, cilantro, arugula

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