Direct Seed

You can direct seed these varieties, after the last frost date for your zone.

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Amaranth Seeds - Love Lies Bleeding

Amaranthus caudatus Gorgeous maroon draping flowers on 3-4' plants with edible green leaves. Often grown as an ornamental to hang over the garden fence or for bouquets. Full sun. Summer...

Amaranth Seeds - Montana Popping

Amaranthus hypochondriacus Montana Popping amaranth is a very productive, four to six-foot-tall variety with bright green leaves and dense, vibrant green flower heads. The young leaves are edible, and can...

Amaranth Seeds - Red Garnet

Amaranthus cruentus Jewel-toned plants are best harvested young for tasty salad greens or to be sauteed like spinach. If grown to maturity, plants reach 6 to 8 feet tall and...

Amaranth Seeds- Golden Giant, ORGANIC

Amaranthus hypochondriacus ORGANIC. Enormous plumes of sunshine-colored seeds atop 6- to 7-foot-tall plants make Golden Giant both a striking ornamental and a source of nutritious food. This variety can be grown...

Amaranth Seeds- Hopi Red Dye

Amaranthus cruentus HEIRLOOM. Stunning burgundy leaves and seed heads make a beautiful back drop to any garden. Entire plant is edible including the tasty black seeds. Used ceremonially, as a...

Aster Seeds - Single Rainbow

Callistephus chinensis HEIRLOOM. In a full spectrum of color, these old fashioned favorites add a bit of nostalgia to garden beds. Fragrant, long-blooming, and loved by all pollinators, Aster is...

Bachelor Button Seeds - Tall Blue

Centaurea cyanus A tall, brilliant blue, resilient flower. Plants grow 2-3' high and tolerate a range of growing conditons. Easy-to-grow, cut and dry. Plant 2 weeks before last frost. Good...

Basil Seeds - Genovese

Ocimum basilicum This Italian basil is one of the most aromatic of all Basils. Gorgeous, large green leaves on 18-24" plants. A must for any kitchen garden. Direct seed after...

Basil Seeds - Lettuce Leaf

Ocimum basilicum Lettuce Leaf basil’s gigantic, light green, deeply crumpled leaves have a mild and sweet flavor that makes them perfect for throwing directly on a sandwich or in a...

Basil Seeds, Cinnamon

Ocimum basilicum This Mexican variety has a fantastic deep, spicy flavor that pairs well with both Latin and Asian dishes. Distinctive violet stems, with emerald green 2" leaves. Smells heavenly!...

Basil Seeds, Italian Large Leaf

Ocimum basilicum A select strain of extremely large-leafed basil. Plants grow 24-30" tall with leaves as long as 4". Use fresh or dried for flavoring sauces, soups, dressings, and pesto....

Basil Seeds, Mrs. Burns Lemon

Ocimum basilicum HEIRLOOM. This chef's delight will thrill the basil lover in everyone. With an intense citrus flavor, this variety is more heat tolerant than other basils making it a...

Basil Seeds, Purple Dark Opal, ORGANIC

Ocimum basilicum This ornamental herb is very fragrant and tasty. Used as a fresh garnish, for impressive salads and beautiful purple-colored vinegar. Sharper flavor than sweet basils.

Basil Seeds, Thai

Ocimum basilicum Slender 2" long leaves with a spicy anise-clove flavor. Attractive purple stems and blooms. Height 18-24". Essential in Thai and Vietnamese cuisine. Direct seed after danger of frost....

Basil Seeds, Tulsi - Kapoor

Ocimum tenuiflorum The Kapoor variety is the best tulsi basil for temperate gardens. Also known as Holy Basil, this very aromatic annual has been known to self-seed. It has been...

Borage Seeds

Borago officinalis Piercing blue and purple flowers are edible in salads and make a delicious, soothing tea. Easy-to-grow by direct seed after danger of frost has passed. Full sun. Self-seeding...

Calendula Seeds - Erfurter Orange

Calendula officinalis A calendula strain prized for its high oil content and commonly grown in Europe for commercial production. Expect high yields of bright orange blossoms on 18-24" plants. Full...

Calendula Seeds - Pacific Beauty

Calendula officinalis Large, double flowering blooms of yellow, orange, apricot with long stems that allow for easy flower cutting. Beautiful, delicious edible flower on 12-24" plants. Easy-to-grow by direct seed...

Calendula Seeds - Resina, ORGANIC

Calendula officinalis ORGANIC. A variety with a high resin content which produces lovely yellow flowers with a few orange ones mixed in. Expect 24-30" plants with edible petals. Direct seed...

Chamomile Seeds, Bodegold

Matricaria recutita Highest oil content variety. Flowers are used to make calming tea with sweet apple-like flavor and fragrance. 30" high plants. Sow seeds in spring on soil surface and...

Chamomile Seeds, German

Matricaria recutita Branched, somewhat erect stems grow to 24" tall. Commonly used in teas to promote relaxation. Leaves and flowers are harvested at bloom and used fresh or dried for...

Chamomile Seeds, Roman

Chamaemelum nobile This evergreen forms a thick, 6" steppable mat of sweetly scented, finely-cut, bright green leaves with delicate flowers. Grows best if transplanted into well composted soil. Full sun....

Cleome Seeds - Spider Flower

Cleome hassleriana Also known as the Spider Flower, cleome plants are topped with interesting clusters of 4-8 in. wide, spindly flower heads that are LOVED by hummingbirds! Plants are deer...

Cosmos Seeds - Bright Lights

Cosmos sulphureus Showy, graceful annual that grows to 3' tall with sunset-orange and yellow double flowers that attract butterflies. Direct seed after last frost in full sun for blooms from...