Written By: Bear Creek Landscaping Team ~
Seasonal Flowers Blooming in July (Pacific Northwest/Seattle Area):
Lavender (Lavandula): With its aromatic scent and beautiful purple hues, lavender blooms during July, attracting pollinators and adding a touch of serenity to gardens.
Coneflowers (Echinacea): These hardy perennials feature striking daisy-like flowers in various colors, including shades of pink, white, and purple. They attract butterflies and bees while providing a burst of color to your landscape.
Black-eyed Susans (Rudbeckia): Known for their vibrant golden-yellow petals and dark centers, Black-eyed Susans are a popular choice for summer gardens, adding warmth and charm to any landscape.
Daylilies (Hemerocallis): Daylilies showcase a variety of stunning colors and patterns, blooming in abundance during July. They are versatile and easy to grow, making them a favorite for Pacific Northwest gardens.
Hydrangeas (Hydrangea): These showy and versatile shrubs produce large, colorful blooms in shades of blue, pink, and white. Their striking appearance and long-lasting flowers make them a popular choice for garden enthusiasts.
Vegetables to Plant in July (Pacific Northwest/Seattle Area):
Beans: Bush beans and pole beans can still be planted in July for a late summer harvest. Choose varieties suitable for your region and ensure they receive adequate sun and water.
Carrots: Sow carrot seeds in July for a fall harvest. Opt for varieties with shorter maturity periods to ensure they have enough time to develop before colder temperatures arrive.
Beets: Plant beets in July for a late summer or early fall harvest. They are versatile and can be enjoyed in salads, roasted, or pickled.
Radishes: Radishes are quick-growing vegetables, making them ideal for planting in July. They mature in a relatively short time, allowing you to enjoy their peppery crunch within a few weeks.
This will help ensure successful gardening and optimal timing for planting and harvesting.