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Despite the unusually high temperatures your Kitchen Garden can thrive with a little added care. Here are two quick tips for gardening success in August!

Tip #1

Watering daily is a must with a well draining raised bed. Add compost monthly to nourish your plants and help retain moisture.

Tip #2

Mulching with a layer of "seed free" straw, NOT hay. The pet store is a great source for this type of product comes compressed, one bag will go far!

See the list below, for all the fun things to grow during our HOT summer months! ​The best news about growing food in our climate, we can grow ALL year long! So don't let some hot, humid weather stop you!! Jump right into the garden and start growing food!

Here is what you can be growing in your garden in August!


 Direct Sow from Seed:
  • Arugula

  • Basil*

  • Beans, Bush*

  • Beans, Noodle*

  • Cucumbers, Armenian*

  • Cucumbers, Suyo Long*

  • Eggplants (Purple & White)

  • Gourds

  • Loofahs (Grow a sponge!)

  • Malabar Spinach

  • Okra

  • Papaya (Yes, Really!)

  • Peppers, Jalapeños

  • Peppers, any hot variety

  • Pole Beans

  • Roselle

  • Sweet Potatoes

  • Tomatillos (plant 2)

  • Yellow Squash

  • Zucchini

Start from Slips:
  • Sweet Potatoes

Start these from transplants:​
  • Basil

  • Chives

  • Mint

  • Oregano

  • Rosemary

  • Sage

  • Thyme

Direct Sow Seeds for these:​
   Succession Plant every two weeks!
  • Basil

  • Beans

  • Cucumbers

Remember to add an organic, slow release fertilizer & compost before planting and then follow with a liquid fish emulsion fertilizer every two weeks as a foliar spray or a root drench for maximum results!! 

Happy Gardening!



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