Seeds to Start in July

Why limit your garden’s production to just the summer? There are still lots of seeds to start in July, particularly in regions with mild winters. Many of these varieties can be enjoyed as mature plants for fall and winter harvests, but lots of them can be eaten as immature baby vegetables while they are tender and sweet.

Arugula (harvest mid-August to late September)
Beans, Bush & Pole (harvest September)
Beets (harvest late September to December)
Broccoli (start indoors, transplant in August for fall harvest)
Sprouting Broccoli (start indoors, tranpslant in August for winter & spring harvests)
Brussels Sprouts (direct sow for fall & winter harvests)
Cabbage (start indoors, transplant in August for winter harvest)
Carrots (direct sow until around July 10th for fall & winter harvests)
Cauliflower (start Galleon indoors, transplant in August for spring harvest)
Cilantro (direct sow for baby greens and fall harvest)
Cosmos (direct sow for fall blooms)
Cress (direct sow curly cress for harvest in only 10 to 20 days!)
Endive & Radicchio (direct sow for fall harvest, start indoors and transplant in August for winter harvest)
Florence Fennel (direct sow for fall harvest)
Kale & Collards (direct sow for fall & winter harvests)
Kohlrabi (direct sow after the 15th for fall harvest)
Lettuce (direct sow for baby salad greens – harvest in 35 days)
Mesclun Mixes (direct sow continuously for harvest as baby greens in only 20-30 days)
Mustard Greens (sow for baby greens at 30 days, or for fall harvest)
Nasturtiums (direct sow for edible flowers in September)
Onions, Overwintering (start Walla Walla onion seeds indoors for transplanting in August)
Onions, Scallions (plant continuously from now to September for fall & winter harvests)
Pansies (direct sow for edible winter blooms)
Parsley (direct sow for fall & winter harvests)
Peas (direct sow enation resistant varieties for fall harvest – they freeze so well!)
Rutabaga (direct sow before July 15th for winter harvest)
Spinach (direct sow and harvest as baby greens in 35 days)
Swiss Chard (direct sow for fall & winter harvests)
Turnips (direct sow for fall & winter harvests)

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