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What to Plant in July--Southwest

Melissa Dunlap is a writer, editor and blogger specializing in lifestyle communications. Fueled by curiosity, and a tad too much coffee, Melissa enjoys dissecting current trends for the modern woman. When she's not having dance parties w...

Believe it or not, you can garden in the Southwest summer.

The Southwest is known for extreme heat and dry summers, but that doesn't mean you can't enjoy a summer vegetable garden if you live in this area of the country.


The Southwest is known for extreme heat and dry summers, but that doesn't mean you can't enjoy a summer vegetable garden if you live in this area of the country.

If you're just getting started with gardening in the Southwest, what you can plant now is relatively limited. No matter what you choose to plant be sure to provide a shade structure to protect your plants from the hot afternoon sun.

In mid-July start planting:
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