I like to plant a few marigolds in various spots among the veggies. Here the are in the foreground with bush beans rear left, and romaine, a vollenteer cucumber and peppers behind.
Its been so hot and dry, I decided to plant my some of my tiny brassica and lettuce seedlings right under a tree. next to the swiss chard.
rutabaga and carrots seedlings in need of osme thinning.
Middle of July, and this is my largest head of cabbage in zone 6.