Seeds to sow in Summer- Moderate climates

Below are some of the most popular herbs, vegetables and flowers that are sown in Summer in moderate climates.  This list is not complete.  Browse this website for more varieties.

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Alyssum- Carpet of Snow

Alyssum- Carpet of Snow

Lobularia maritima, 500 seeds

  • Annual 12cm
  • Pure white flowers

 

Sow: Spring and autumn (anytime in warm climates)

$1.25

Alyssum- Rosie O'Day

Alyssum- Rosie O'Day

Lobularia maritima, 500 seeds

  • Annual 12cm
  • Small pink flowers

 

Sow: Spring and autumn (anytime in warm climates)

$1.25

Alyssum- Royal Carpet

Alyssum- Royal Carpet

Lobularia maritima, 500 seeds

  • Annual 12cm
  • Deep violet flowers

 

Sow: Spring and autumn (anytime in warm climates)

$1.25

Alyssum- Snow Cloth

Alyssum- Snow Cloth

Lobularia maritima, 500 seeds

  • Annual 12cm
  • Pure white flowers

 

Sow: Spring and autumn(anytime in warm climates)

$1.25

Alyssum- Tiny Tim

Alyssum- Tiny Tim

Lobularia maritima, 500 seeds

  • Annual 8cm
  • Small white flowers

 

Sow: Spring and autumn (anytime in warm climates)

$1.25

Amaranth- Caudatus Red

Amaranth- Caudatus Red

Amaranthus caudatus, 500 seeds

  • Annual 80cm
  • Good for dried or cut flowers

 

Sow: Spring or after frost

$1.25

Amaranth- Pygmy Torch

Amaranth- Pygmy Torch

Amaranthus hypochondriacus, 350 seeds

  • Annual 60cm
  • Burgundy-red flowers

 

Sow: Spring or after frost

$1.25

Amaranth- Red Garnet

Amaranth- Red Garnet

Amaranthus tricolor

  • Attractive red leaves
  • Baby leaf, sprouts & microgreens

 

Sow: Spring or after frost and summer

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Anise

Anise

Pimpinella anisum, 130 seeds

  • Annual 50cm
  • Culinary and medicinal herb

 

Sow: Spring and summer

$1.25

Anise Hyssop

Anise Hyssop

Agastache foeniculum, 250 seeds

  • Perennial 90cm
  • Medicinal and culinary herb

 

Sow: Spring

$1.25

Beetroot- Bulls Blood

Beetroot- Bulls Blood

Beta vulgaris, 50 seeds

  • Great for baby leaf & microgreens
  • Attractive dark purple tops

 

Sow: Spring, summer and autumn

From $1.50

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Beetroot- Detroit

Beetroot- Detroit

Beta vulgaris, 50 seeds

  • Globe shaped roots up to 7cm
  • Good variety for baby leaf and microgreens

 

Sow: Spring, summer and autumn

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Beetroot- Early Wonder

Beetroot- Early Wonder

Beta vulgaris, 55 seeds

  • Flattened globe shaped roots up to 10cm
  • Leaves good as a salad green

 

Sow: Spring, summer and autumn

$1.25

Borage

Borage

Borago officinalis, 35 seeds

  • Annual 90cm
  • Attracts bees

 

Sow: Spring, summer and autumn

$1.25

Broccoli- Green Sprouting Calabrese

Broccoli- Green Sprouting Calabrese

Brassica oleracea var. italica, 95 seeds

  • Green vegetable
  • Medium sized heads

 

Sow: Late summer to autumn

From $1.25

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Broccoli- Romanesco

Broccoli- Romanesco

Brassica oleracea, 90 seeds

  • Green vegetable
  • Very attractive pale green heads

 

Sow: Late summer to autumn

$1.25

Broccoli- Spigariello

Broccoli- Spigariello

Brassica oleracea, 100 seeds

  • Southern Italian variety
  • Grown for leaves

 

Sow: Autumn, winter and spring

$1.25

Broccoli- Waltham

Broccoli- Waltham

Brassica oleracea, 100 seeds

  • Very cold tolerant
  • Excellent flavour

 

Sow: Autumn, winter and spring

$1.25

Brussels Sprouts- Long Island Improved

Brussels Sprouts- Long Island Improved

Brassica oleracea gemmifera, 110 seeds

  • Sprouts growing to 4cm
  • Excellent flavour

 

Sow: Summer and autumn

$1.25

Burdock- Takinogawa Long

Burdock- Takinogawa Long

Arctium lappa, 20 seeds

  • Root vegetable/medicinal herb
  • Long roots to 100cm

 

Sow: Spring and autumn

$1.50

Bush Bean- Cherokee Wax

Bush Bean- Cherokee Wax

Phaseolus vulgaris, 25 seeds

  • Dwarf (Bush)
  • Stringless Butter Bean

 

Sow: Spring(or after frost) and early summer

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Bush Bean- Royal Burgundy

Bush Bean- Royal Burgundy

Phaseolus vulgaris, 25 seeds

  • Dwarf (Bush)
  • Purple pods to 15cm

 

Sow: Spring(or after frost) and early summer

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Bush Bean- Strike

Bush Bean- Strike

Phaseolus vulgaris, 25 seeds

  • Dwarf (Bush)
  • Very high yielding

 

Sow: Spring(or after frost) and early summer

From $1.25

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Cabbage, Chinese- Michihili

Cabbage, Chinese- Michihili

Brassica pekinensis, 120 seeds

  • Leaf vegetable
  • Sweet and tender

 

Sow: Early spring, late summer and autumn

$1.25