Nobody wants to be outdoors this time of year in Arizona. The streets are practically a ghost town after 11AM, unless you are leaving your house for a nice cold movie theatre. Yes, you can do a some work out in the yard, but really...get up at 4AM? I'm pretty sure Starbucks' isn't even open that early! Besides, anything you plant now isn't going to save you from the blistering heat this year. And it's just plain cruel to the plants. What can you do if you find yourself wanting to do some upgrades around the house in the summer? Read on, my sun-parched friend.