Summer Gardening: What To Grow In The Heat, And How To Save Your Succulents Chris Remington Wednesday, August 16, 2017 | Sacramento, CA Listen / download audio Update RequiredTo play audio, update browser or Flash plugin. What plants grow best in Sacramento’s blistering summer heat? How easy is it to keep a succulent going in your home? Jennifer Khal, co-owner of the Elk Grove’s Secret Garden, hears those questions often and is ready with the answers. She's spent 15 years in the region cultivating a gardening network. She’s on the road this summer hitting breweries, wineries and restaurants with workshops including a succulent and suds workshop this weekend. She joins Insight to discuss.