What to Plant in July

The summer heat is here, and there are a limited amount of fruits and vegetable that you can plant now that can stand the climbing temperatures. However, if you play your cards right, you can plant a new batch of eggplants, peppers, and even tomatoes in late July for an early fall harvest.

What to Plant in July

  • Corn (July 15-31, from seeds)
  • Cucumber (July 20-31, from seeds)
  • Eggplant (July 1-31, from transplants)
  • Greens, Warm Season (July 1-31, from seeds)
  • Okra (July 1-31, from seeds)
  • Peas, Southern (July 1-31, from seeds) – i.e. Black-eyed peas, NOT snap peas
  • Peppers (July 15-31, from transplants)
  • Pumpkin (July 1-31, from seeds)
  • Squash, Summer (July 15-31, from seeds)
  • Squash, Winter (July 1-31, from seeds)
  • Tomatoes (July 5-31, from transplants)

Good places to find seeds and transplants are The Natural Gardener, The Great Outdoors, or any other local, organic nursery. Call ahead to see if they have what you are looking for!

Keep an eye out for our new batch of public gardening classes starting up soon. Class schedules should be available in late summer on our Classes web page.