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Start Sowing Cold Hardy Seeds

Certain vegetable and flower seeds can be sown as soon as the soil can be worked.

We've picked a few varieties won’t respond poorly to colder temperatures, but their seedlings might not survive a hard frost. Sow these seeds soon and transplant after the risk of frost to be rewarded with an early harvest.

Our Favourite Cold Hardy Vegetable Seeds

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Windsor Broad Beans

One of the most ancient and widespread food crops.

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Miners Lettuce Claytonia

AKA Winter Purslane, sweet leaves and stems.

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Vit Corn Salad Mache

Tender green leaves have a mild, nutty flavour.

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Sugar Ann Peas

Classic AAS Winner has been popular for decades.

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Alderman Tall Telephone

Build a 6-8' tall trellis for these early planting peas.

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Little Marvel Peas

Heirloom bush pea well suited for smaller spaces.

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Colourful, Delicate Sweet Peas

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Mammoth Blend

Sow early for blooms from late spring to summer.

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Supersnoop Mix

Compact variety, well suited for container growing.

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Butterfly Blend

Climbing variety works well with a trellis or plant net.

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Discover our recommendations for coastal climates.

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