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Second Summer Vegetable Seeds and Plants

for a delicious fall harvest

Now is the time to start broccoli, cabbage and cauliflower indoors for your second season garden. Also try direct sowing beans, carrots, salad greens, cucumbers, beets, and radish seeds for a healthy fall harvest.

Salad Greens

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With a mix of distinct, rich flavors and cold-hardy varieties, salad greens make perfect cool-season crops for your garden. Choose from our fast-growing lettuce, increasingly popular microgreens, appetizing mesclun and many other flavorful salad greens.

Mesclun, Provencal Mix

Our Exclusive Mix! Traditional recipe from the south of France.

Lettuce, Spring Blend

Big range of leaf colors and forms.

Lettuce, Little Gem

Little Gem is one of the best tasting and most trouble-free lettuces you can grow.
Garden-fresh young leaves make wonderfully tasty salads; mature leaves are deliciously tangy fresh or cooked. Grow cool, as a spring or fall crop.

Spinach, A La Carte Hybrid

Fast-growing with a dense, savory nutty flavor.

Spinach, Baby's Leaf Hybrid

The flat green leaves are sweet tender and very easy to clean.

Bush Cucumbers

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Direct sow bush cucumber seeds now for a bonus second season harvest. These cucumber plants bear fruit earlier than vining types, and they are easy to care for and harvest into the fall season. Perfect for containers.

Cucumber, Bush Champion

You won't believe the large number of crisp, bright green slicers you'll get.

Cucumber, Picklebush

White-spined fruits have classic pickle look, deep green with paler stripes.
Refreshingly crisp as well as peppery, radishes are easy to grow in the spring and fall. Direct sow radish seeds as soon as the ground can be worked in early spring. Repeat every 10 days until summer. Sow again in fall a month before frost for quick fall

Radish, Cook's Custom Blend

Our favorite colors to add to any dish.

Radish, Cherry Belle

All-America Selections winner. Extra-early, retains fine eating quality all season.
Beets are a favorite direct sow vegetable for spring or fall. With their earthy sweetness and rich color, beets are delicious pickled, roasted, steamed or baked. Tasty greens are a special treat. Very easy to grow.

Beet, Detroit Dark Red Med Top

Unbeatable beets: dark red, extremely sweet flesh.

Beet, Burpee's Golden

Sweet, mild flavor with an inviting gold color.

Beet, Chioggia

The most beautiful of all beets and very sweet flavored.
Direct sow carrot seeds every 2 weeks during the second season and mulch to keep the ground from freezing to pull sweet carrots all winter.

Carrot, Yaya Hybrid

Sets a new standard for flavor. Extremely sweet and juicy.

Carrot, Kaleidoscope Mix

Our exclusive blend of wild colors!

Carrot, Touchon

HEIRLOOM. Sweet and tender, quick to mature.
Bush bean plants mature quickly and are an ideal second season crop. Direct sow bean seeds all summer long and enjoy fresh beans for months.

Bean, Three Color Blend

Sweet, colorful, easy-to-harvest bush beans.

Bean, Mascotte

Super productive and flavorful French variety.

Bean, Prevail

Heat-beating bush bean with delectable flavor.
Broccoli is one of the most nutritious garden vegetables you can grow. Fresh broccoli tastes best when grown in cool weather- great in spring and tasty in fall.

Broccoli, Royal Tenderette Hybrid

Unique cutting broccoli is sweet and early.

Broccoli, Sun King Hybrid

Tight blue-green heads stand up against the heat of summer.

Broccoli, Bonanza Hybrid

Excellent mild flavor. Big, tight-budded 9" central heads.
Grow cabbage plants for fresh leaves that are crisp, tasty and nutritious. Start cabbage seeds indoors now for a steady second season supply.

Chinese Cabbage, Pak Choi, Toy Choi Hybrid

Dwarf Chinese cabbage is quick to grow and prepare.

Cabbage, Early Jersey Wakefield

Longtime favorite with a distinctly sweet flavor: great for salads and slaws.
Start cauliflower seed indoor now for transplanting in the garden in late summer. Grows best in the cooler weather of fall and develops its best flavor as the weather chills.

Cauliflower, Healthy Mix

Nutritious, sweet, colorful mix for salads.

Cashew Dressing Recipe

Ideal dressing for spinach or lettuce salads.


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