What to Plant in July–Southeast

The heat and humidity of the warm Southeastern U.S.wreaks havoc on gardens from now through the end of August. Although summer gardening may seem bleak, there are still some seeds you can put in the ground that will carry you through to fall harvest before frost sets in.



The heat and humidity of the warm Southeastern U.S.wreaks havoc on gardens from now through the end of August. Although summer gardening may seem bleak, there are still some seeds you can put in the ground that will carry you through to fall harvest before frost sets in.

Although your current garden may be over and done with, summer marks the beginning of the South’s second garden season, and many of the same veggies you plant in the spring can enjoy ideal growing temperatures as summer burns off into fall.

Depending on your specific location, your planting dates can vary. Northern areas of the South can get started in the garden in July, while the hottest areas of the deep South should hold off until August. Vegetables you should plant include:

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