August can be a difficult time of the year to maintain a garden with the high heat that often accompanies this time of year. In order to combat the rising temperatures, gardeners can select plants which thrive in high temperature environments. These plants have origins in areas of high heat. The plants that can be selected include Salvias, Bidens, annuals, thunbergias and cannas. Once the weather turns cooler again, gardeners should ensure that these plants have adequate shelter to survive until summer returns.
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