What to Grow in AUGUST
in Central Texas
What to grow in August
Green beans are the perfect dinner side or to add to salads for some fresh crunch.
Learn more about growing beans
Okra is great roasted in the oven or air fryer with a bit of salt. So good!
Learn more about growing okra
Perfect in pots or containers and you can even bring them indoors during harsh freezing temperatures.
Read about growing rosemary
Cucumbers are so versatile for salads and pickling .
Read about growing cucumbers
Zinnias add beauty to the garden plus they bring in the pollinators to help your garden thrive.
Learn how to grow zinnias
Cherry tomatoes are best for fall growing. Get these in the garden by the end of August.
Read about growing fall tomatoes
So many varieties of peppers to grow. Try Shishito peppers for a fun flavor kick to your recipes.
Read about growing peppers
Eggplants look beautiful in the garden, plus roasting them is the way to go!
Learn how to grow eggplant
Homegrown melons are perfect because you get to pick them when they are ripe and so sweet.
Learn more about cantaloupe
Swiss Chard is a work horse in the garden. This is one leafy green that can take some heat.
Read more on swiss chard
Summer squash is worth growing just watch for the pesky squash vine borer!
How to grow summer squash
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