Alabama Gardener's Calendar - July

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Fruits and Nuts

  • Protect figs and other ripening fruit from birds.


  • Continue to root shrub cuttings until late in the month and mulch to keep soil moist.
  • Remove faded blooms promptly from crape myrtle and other summer-blooming plants.


  • Watch for diseases.
  • Mow regularly.
  • Water as needed.


  • Keep roses healthy and actively growing.
  • Apply fertilizer.
  • Wash off foliage to prevent burning if any fertilizer falls on plants.

Annuals and Perrenials

  • Water as-needed to keep plants active.


  • Iris and spider lilies may be planted late this month.


  • Keeping flowers, shrubs, trees and lawns healthy is the major task this month. This demands close observation for insects and disease.
  • Water.

Vegetable Seed

  • Plant beans, field peas, rutabagas, squash, New Zealand spinach and Irish potatoes.
  • Plant cabbage, collards, broccoli, cauliflower, brussel sprouts and celery for the fall crop.

Vegetable Plants

  • Plant tomatoes in central and north Alabama.


Source: Extention - Alabama A&M & Auburn Universities


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