Seeds to Start in August

29 Jul
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Here’s our list of seeds to start in August for fall and winter harvests. These fast-growing seeds are cold hardy, and will thrive as the nights get cooler in late August and September. Check the first average frost date for your area. In the Lower Mainland of BC, the first frost date is not usually until November 2nd.

Arugula
Beets
Carrots
Cauliflower (start indoors, transplant first week September for fall harvest)
Chervil
Chives (after the 15th)
Cilantro
Columbine
Corn salad (after the 15th)
Kale & Collards
Kohlrabi
Lettuce
Mescluns
Mustards
Pac Choi
Parsley
Peas (before the 15th)
Radishes (after the 15th)
Scallions
Spinach
Sweet Peas
Swiss Chard