We are in the most complicated month of all, given that Julio’s heat is overwhelming, which prevents us from keeping up with the normal pace of the garden’s tasks. From 8:00 p.m. it is when we can leave our house to spend a few moments in the garden and see how the crops are, while in the warm areas, it is only after 10 p.m. that it is when you can leave, even if you are watching the vegetables and vegetables with flashlight do not seem too practical. Read on to know what to plant in July .
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What should I plant in July?
Direct sowing in soil
- Yellow chard
- Green penca broad chard
Direct sowing in seedbed
- Brussels sprouts
- Cabbage cabbage
Tasks of the month of July
In June, irrigation is very important, and Julio is not exempt from it, since it is equal or greater. The high temperatures of the month of July make the plants need help and must be watered regularly at least every two or three days.
However, sprinkler or hose irrigation that wet the leaves should be avoided. Drip systems are effective in tempering the earth and preventing it from overheating. On the other hand, if you go on vacation, you will have to schedule the irrigation , or ask a relative or neighbor for help to provide enough water to your garden.
The padding will also be an important task to be able to conserve moisture and save water. In addition, it will help you maintain soil temperature and humidity and prevent weeds.
For those who do not know, padding is a job that is to protect the land . There are various types of padding, be they straw, cut grass, crushing branches and pruning remains. Carpets, old carpets and tapestries, arlite or gravel, recycled stones, cardboard and paper, legumes, and so on.
The padding as it decomposes provides nutrients to the soil, protects the earth from strong sunlight, keeps the earth with a certain level of moisture so that it does not dry out, avoids having to till it, provides shade and prevents the emergence of competing herbs and maintains aeration.
As many of the crops will be paying off, it is time to choose the plants that will leave you seeds for the next season . The lettuce will glean and those that you do not give up can leave them for seeds .
Harvest in July
You will see all the sweat you’ve put in your garden for many months in July, given that radishes, carrots, zucchini, tomatoes, peppers, chard, lettuce, escarole, beets and beans, among other vegetables and vegetables, they will take shape.
Fortunately, it was time to collect eggplants , beans, lentils, tomatoes, beans or dried beans, zucchini, cabbage cabbage, chickpeas, dwarf and enrame peas, melons, peppers, watermelons, celery, pumpkins, annual chives, coriander, Escaroles, sweet corn and popcorn, thyme, garlic, late onions, and so on.
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Probably, fill your pantry and do not get to consume everything you collect, so your friends and family will be very happy receiving everything you have harvested from your garden and, in addition, you will encourage them to start planning their own garden .
Another option is to process them so you can enjoy them much later. You can keep them preserved or dehydrate them.