Who loves sitting in the blistering sunlight for hours on end, day in and day out? No one! Plants don’t like it either, and they appreciate the shade in extreme heat. Leaving delicate plants in the direct sunlight can cause them to stop blooming. Crazy fact: plants can also become sunburned. Proven fact, when plants like tomatoes, peppers, and eggplants are outside in mid 90° F, they will hold back flowering.
In order to prevent your plants from not flowering and getting sunburned, provide them with some shade during the peak of the heat. A patio umbrella or canopy will do the trick and trust us, your plants will thank you.