Vegetables to plant in August in the Northern Hemisphere include cool-season vegetables, such as kale, broccoli, spinach and onions. Lettuce and peas are also cool-season crops for a gardener in the Northern Hemisphere to consider planting in August.Know More
Other cool-season crops include carrots, beets, Brussels sprouts, cabbage and cauliflower. Asparagus can also be planted, but it takes two seasons before it's ready to be harvested in early spring. Artichoke is another option to plant, but it also takes a while to be ready for harvest.
Gardeners who live in the Southern Hemisphere can consider planting warm-season crops, such as tomato, eggplant, squash, cucumbers, corn, peppers, green beans and potatoes, in August.Learn more about Gardening & Landscapes
Asparagus should be planted in early spring after danger of frost has passed. It should be planted in a bed that was prepared the previous fall.Full Answer >
As of August 2014, at least 48 manufacturers produce potting soil in the United States, including Grab N' Grow, Bio Com, Compost USA, Blackjack Soil Company, Pine Products, Creekside Soils, Green Country Soil, Dr. Earth, Graco Fertilizer, Master Mix and United Agricultural Service. Potting soil is enriched topsoil made from loam, sand, peat and nutrients that helps potted plants start their life cycle before developing full-fledged root systems.Full Answer >
Gardener's Eden stores closed in August 2005 when its existing inventory ran out, and its products are no longer available. The parent company, Brookstone, was in search of a buyer for the Gardener's Eden line, but as of 2014, there is no indication that a transfer ever occurred.Full Answer >
A surprise lily is a flower named for its peculiar growth; leaves appear in spring, then die, and then the flower appears around August. According to the University of Illinois Extension, there are several species of surprise lilies in existence.Full Answer >