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)
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.