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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.

Second Summer Vegetable Seeds and Plants

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.

Pea, Masterpiece

A triple treat sensation! Parsley-like tendrils, peas, and pod are all edible and delicious.

Pak Choi, White Choi

A favorite for Asian cuisine. Ready in just 30 days.

Lettuce, Buttercrunch

All-America Selections winner. Extremely popular lettuce with luscious, buttery texture.
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, Bloomsdale Long Standing

HEIRLOOM. Heavy, continuous yield of thick-textured, crinkled, glossy, dark green leaves.

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, 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 Mix, Mardi Gras

Festive mix of purple, yellow, white, and black radishes!

Radish, Rover Hybrid

Rare radish that can take the heat.

Radish, Perfecto

Grows to a perfect shape no matter what size.
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, Purple Dragon

Gloriously sweet with the richest, most intense purple color.

Bush Beans

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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, Blue Lake 47 Bush

A very flavorful, stringless bean.

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, Romanesco

With beautiful, apple-green whorled heads, this variety has been a culinary delight since the 16th century.

Broccoli, Waltham 29

A variety prized for its lovely dark blue-green heads and marvelous flavor.
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.

Brassica Plants

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Garden ready plants make growing fall crops easier than ever. We ship your plants at just the right time for autumn planting. Try them all – broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower and kale.

Sweetheart Lettage, Caraflex Hybrid

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

Cabbage, Salad Delight (Red)

Delicious, early maturing red cabbage.

Cauliflower, Attribute Hybrid

Outstanding in the garden and containers.

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