This is the perfect time of the year to plant herbs like oregano, rosemary and thyme. Herbs like these grow very well in pots and containers. They also thrive in a mix of shady and sunny locations.
Plant summer annuals in beds with plenty of sunshine. Great options include cosmos, marigolds, salvia, zinnias, petunias and nasturtiums. For great results in shady areas, try coleus and impatiens.