Temperatures have been soaring across the country. And right here in the Carolinas, we are close to entering into the triple digits. Charlotte has already seen steady temperatures in the 90’s. But, does all the heat impact your veggie garden?
The N.C. Cooperative Extension says there are certain plants that can take in all the heat. The Extension serves as a resource that connects research and education. Their goal is to provide ways to improve everyday life.
While you may not have a green thumb, the experts say having a vegetable garden may help you make fewer trips to the grocer’s produce aisle. And could keep a few more dollars in your pocket. The key to gardening is to keep it well-stocked. It’s necessary to know what the best things are to plant in North Carolina and when to plant them.
Here are a few of the best plants to grow during the summer months.
What to Plant Plants of brussel sprouts and collards can be set out in mid-July. You can begin your fall vegetable garden this month. Plant beans, carrots, Brussels sprouts, and tomatoes in July. Start broccoli, cabbage and cauliflower plants in peat pots to transplant into the vegetable garden in mid-August. Begin repotting overgrown houseplants.
Read more at: https://henderson.ces.ncsu.edu/JulyGardenCalendar-NCMountains/