In order to beat the heat of summer and have a colorful yard or patio all season long, you’ll need to have plants that are tolerant of the high day and night temperatures of summer as well as being somewhat drought tolerant.
Gardens can sometimes start to look a bit tired as summer moves into it's final phases and fall arrives. Utilizing plants that bloom, develop brightly colored fruit or have great foliage color in later summer and fall is a great way to keep your garden looking fresh.
As summer temperatures soar, so does the flight of the butterflies and hummingbirds. In this article, read about great plants to welcome hummingbirds and butterflies to your garden this summer.