August in the Garden
by Cathy Bylinowski, M.S. Horticulture, Horticulture Instructor, University of Missouri Extension- Jackson County, MO
August looks like it will be hot. Even with challenging weather conditions, there are many important gardening activities we can do this month.
Outdoor Flowering Plants and Ornamentals
Have an abundance of zucchini this summer? Here’s a tasty way to use extra:
Chocolate Chip Zucchini Muffins
2 cups whole wheat flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
1/4 cup oil (canola, olive, or vegetable)
1/4 cup nonfat milk
1 banana, mashed
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 cup zucchini, washed and shredded (about 1/2 large unpeeled zucchini)
1/4 cup chocolate chips
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