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Zinnias can be grown from seed, either sown directly into the garden or started indoors four to six weeks before the last frost. Read more: The Best Oklahoma Flowers & Plants | eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/list_6647918_oklahoma-flowers-plants.html#ixzz1kG6bHKvl
Flowers and vining vegetables grow together in a narrow bed. John built this lean-to frame out of bamboo poles, cord, and wire screen. Cucumber vines recline on the angled screen, leaving room below for colorful zinnias. Fertile soil keeps vegetables producing. "We put down humus (decomposed organic matter) that has spooky growing power," Carolyn says. "John grew bell peppers with walls so thick you could hammer a nail with them."
Pole beans, pumpkins and squash can be planted in mid July. If the pests got a hold of your tomatoes and peppers, you can replant these as seedlings in mid-July. Broccoli, brussels sprouts, and carrots can be planted from mid July to mid August.