Vegetables to plant this month – May tropical gardens in Florida

While a lot of vegetables we like to grow won’t be ready for planting until August, there are still a few delicious vegetables that can be planted right now.

I’m talking about okra, snow peas, southern peas, sweet potatoes and swiss chard. If you’d like some tips on how to grow these things, just email me at

Okra (Wikipedia)
Okra (Wikipedia)

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Enjoy this week in the garden. Lori xx

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