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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.

Pak Choi, White Choi

A favorite for Asian cuisine. Ready in just 30 days.
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, Baby's Leaf Hybrid

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

Spinach, A La Carte Hybrid

Fast-growing with a dense, savory nutty flavor.

Spinach, Double Choice Hybrid

Perfect for baby spinach and mature harvest.

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, Cherry Belle

All-America Selections winner. Extra-early, retains fine eating quality all season.

Radish Mix, Mardi Gras

Festive mix of purple, yellow, white, and black radishes!
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, Detroit Dark Red Organic

Dark red, extremely sweet flesh. Certified Organic.
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, Mokum Hybrid

Early variety keeps sweet flavor even in warm weather.

Carrot, Touchon

HEIRLOOM. Sweet and tender, quick to mature.

Carrot, Nantes Half Long

Slim, cylindrical, orange roots.
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, Prevail

Heat-beating bush bean with delectable flavor.

Bean, Bush, Big Kahuna

An unstoppable harvest of crisp, flavorful, giant beans up to 11 inches.

Bean, Lima Fordhook 242 Bush

Heat-resistant plants thrive in adverse conditions.
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, Bonanza Hybrid

Excellent mild flavor. Big, tight-budded 9" central heads.

Broccoli, Sun King Hybrid

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

Broccoli, Calabrese Organic

Delicious early and late season heirloom favorite.
Grow cabbage plants for fresh leaves that are crisp, tasty and nutritious. Start cabbage seeds indoors now for a steady second season supply.

Sweetheart Lettage, Caraflex Hybrid

Space-saving mini cabbage stores for up to 10 weeks.

Cabbage, Salad Delight (Red)

Delicious, early maturing red cabbage.

Pak Choi, White Choi

A favorite for Asian cuisine. Ready in just 30 days.
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, Attribute Hybrid

Outstanding in the garden and containers.

Cauliflower, Healthy Mix

Nutritious, sweet, colorful mix for salads.

Cashew Dressing Recipe

Ideal dressing for spinach or lettuce salads.


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