Pinch out shoot tips of coleus to prevent flowering of these colorful foliage plants.
Lawn irrigation should be deep and infrequent, as opposed to shallow and frequent.
Harvest snow peas while pods are still flat, sugar snap peas when pods are plump.
Keep removing flower spikes on basil plants as they continue to grow. This will encourage more leafy growth.
A beautiful border perennial and strong producer of abundant periwinkle flowers is Geranium Rozanne (Cranesbill). This plant is both heat tolerant and likes either full sun or part shade. It will thrive in moist soils and will bloom from early summer into fall. It also makes a wonderful container plant that can then be added to the perennial garden in the fall. It is hardy in zones 5-8.
Leaf lettuce is less prone to bitterness in hot weather than head lettuce.
Attract pollinators with showy flowers as well as a variety of shapes, sizes and colors. To learn more about planting for pollinators visit: plantsomethingma.org/plant-for-pollinators/what-to-plant/