Water: Timing is everything. Cooler temperatures make early mornings and late afternoons the ideal times to work in the garden in July. Water plants early in the day when evaporation rates are low yet there’s plenty of time for foliage and mulch to dry out, reducing fungal-growth conditions.
Give up unused lawn space to raised beds. If more production is what you are after, consider saying goodbye to a sunny piece of lawn and install raised vegetable beds instead.See how to build a raised bed garden