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too hot for vegetables?

I think over here or rather my house is a wee bit too hot for vegetables. Any advice? I know long beans and ladies fingers are easy to plant at my side garden but when it comes to leafy vegetables it does not grow easily.

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Green Thumb
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Location: middle Tennessee

Sometimes you can "cheat" the seasons a bit by providing some shade for the crops that like cooler weather.
Also, shop for seeds of lettuce types that are "heat tolerant".

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Location: ohio

Sometimes you can rig up floating row covers, which are just extremely transparent pieces of cloth, over your garden to give it some shade. If you do a Google search on "floating row covers" or "shading sunny garden" you should get some great ideas.

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