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8 Last-Minute Additions to a Summer Edible Garden

If that beautiful garden you dreamed of planting in January is still a bare patch of ground in the hot July sun, don’t despair. While gardening articles and books generally recommend spring planting for summer vegetables — the standard caveat of “once the soil has warmed and all danger of frost has passed” is almost a cliché — it’s not too late to get your garden going. Here are some options to start gardening now.
Finally, late July is not too early to put in your turnip and rutabaga crops. They need the time to mature. Even if you’re not sure you really like these root veggies, why not take the opportunity of empty garden space to give them a try?