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Summer Vegetables

Florida summers are famously hot and humid, but that's no reason to give up on fresh vegetables from your own garden. There are vegetables that will grown in the Florida heat, including corn, green beans, melons, squash, sweet potatoes, southern peas, cherry tomatoes, and okra.

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A basket of okra

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