May: The time is right to plant asters, coleus, daisies, impatiens, marigolds, petunias, verbena and zinnias!

June: Plant alyssum, cosmos, dwarf dahlia, gaillardia, gazania, impatiens, lobelia, marigolds, petunias, portulaca, verbena, and zinnias. It is also a good time to plant ground covers, but they will require more water this time of year to establish healthy roots.

July: It’s a good time to plant cosmos, day lilies, ivy geranium, lobelia, salvia and verbena.