It's off to the races! Early spring is one of the most exciting times of year for a gardener. You've spent the winter daydreaming about gardens future, and now it's time to get down to earth. But early spring also comes with a certain amount of pressure: what you do now will have a big impact on the season. Luckily, you can't go wrong with these tried-and-true favorites that are itching to get growing before any other seeds.

Best Early Spring Sown Varieties

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Nozaki Chinese Cabbage Seedlings

Certified Organic 4-pack of seedlings

A quick-heading Chinese cabbage for the fall garden.

$5.49

Abundant Bloomsdale Spinach

Certified Organic

Boasts cold tolerance and high yields.

from $3.99

All Stars Kale

Certified Organic

Mix of Russian and Siberian kales in shades of green and red.

from $4.39

American Flag Leek

Certified Organic

Use in delicious winter leek soup.

from $3.49

Arugula

Certified Organic

Bright and potent green, delectable in the cooler months.

from $3.85

Cherry Belle Radish

Certified Organic

Little red radishes as versatile as they are delicious.

from $3.99

Chives

Certified Organic

Edible, ornamental, and perennial–an essential part of every kitchen garden.

from $3.99

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Creeping Thyme

Creeping Thyme

A sprawling, flavorful ground cover.

from $4.99

Deitrich's Wild Broccoli Raab

Certified Organic

A great summer-sown broccoli raab. 

$4.39

Dino Kale

Certified Organic

This beloved kale variety is the sweetest of them all.

from $3.99

Early Jersey Wakefield Cabbage

Cone-shaped heads that fill out quickly.

from $3.49

Early Wonder Tall Top Beet

Certified Organic

The name says it all: a speedy beet for spring through fall.

from $3.99

Easter Egg Radish

Certified Organic

Crunchy, colorful egg-sized roots.

from $3.99

English Thyme

Certified Organic

Charming perennial herb for the kitchen garden.

from $3.99

Evergreen Scallion

A scallion patch is easy to grow and useful nearly all year round.

from $3.99

French Breakfast Radish

Certified Organic

Not just for dinner! Eat these tender roots any time of day.

from $3.99

Garlic Chives

Certified Organic

Easy-to-grow, early perennial herb. Pretty white blooms in late summer.

from $3.99

German Giant Radish

Large spring salad radishes stay crisp when big.

from $3.99

Golden Sweet Snow Pea

Certified Organic

High-contrast, verdant vines with bright yellow pods.

from $3.99

Green Arrow Shell Pea

Certified Organic

Vigorous vines bear numerous pods that pack 8-10 peas each.

from $3.49

Hon Tsai Tai

Purple stems, dark green leaves.

from $3.49

Hungarian Blue Breadseed Poppy

Certified Organic

Brief beauty, long-lasting health.

from $3.49

Laxton's Progress Shell Pea

Certified Organic

Also known as Laxton's Progress No. 9.

$3.99

Magnolia Blossom Snap Pea

Tasty green pods amidst a tangle of tendrils.

from $3.99