Successful Succession Sowing Summer Seed Sale

by Ken Greene

Collards, Kale, and Lettuce Collards, Kale, and Lettuce

It may be blazing hot out, but it’s time to plan and plant for the fall, when many of the now fading garden crops will thrive again--and for a much longer harvest period. We've put our Garden Packs and Library Packs on sale to encourage you to give summer sowing a try. You'll be glad you did when you have fresh veggies to eat later in the season. Here are a few suggestions for successful succession planting and best picks for summer sowing and fall bounty. There are many more varieties to sow, these are just a few of our favorites.

Doug's Top 10 seeds to sow now through August

1.) Sugar Snap Peas : Sow now through late July
2.) Piracicaba Broccoli : Sow now through late July
3.) Dinokale : Sow now through late July
4.) Danvers Carrot : Sow now through early August
5.) Rainbow Chard : Sow now through early August
6.) Benning's Patty Pan Squash : Sow now through mid-July
7.) Lettuce : Sow now through mid-September
8.) Bok Choy : Sow now through mid-August
9.) Tatsoi : Sow now through mid-August
10.) Bloomsdale Spinach : Sow mid-August until soil freezes