Many gardeners in our region find it so difficult to successfully grow vegetable in our hot humid summer, that they simply give up and wait for the weather to cool down. In doing so, they are missing out on the opportunity to grow some vegetables which which not only survive, but thrive in our summer.

We have assembled some examples below (click on the image for more information):

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Arrowroot

Bananas

Brazilian Spinach

Cassava

ceylon spinach/malabar spinach

Chilacayote squash

coconuts

cowpea

Cranberry Hibiscus

Jerusalem Artichoke

Jicama

 

Madagascar Beans

Millaa Millaa Vine

Okinawan Spinach

Okra

Rosella

Snake Beans

Taro/Coco Yam

Water Chestnut

 
 
 

These are just a few of the plants suitable for our summer. We will continue to add to the list in the next few weeks …