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Plant Vegetables in July!

Plant Vegetables in July!

Did you know that July is the PERFECT time to get things outside for the fall season for many growing regions?

Sandia Seed is excited to share that we just added lots more Vegetable Seeds to go with all of our 140+ different types of chile pepper and tomato seeds! 

Now is a great time to plant any of the leafy greens like lettuce and spinach, and other veggies like carrots, beets, radishes, beans, scallions, and broccoli.
July and August are a great time to plant these types of cool weather veggies and those with short mature dates to keep your harvests coming long into the fall and winter. With a little cover such as a hoop house, cold frame or greenhouse, you can also grow onions, spinach and lettuce over the entire winter!

Jalapeno Pickles Recipe

Now is a great time to sow Cucumbers, too! Planting more cucumbers in July could mean a more prolific harvest, and cucumbers love warm soil and air temperatures so it's not too late! We found the easiest to grow cucumbers, you can harvest these Homemade Pickles Cucumbers in just 55 days!

These cukes are perfect for making our deliciously spicy
Jalapeño Pickles Recipe!

Vegetable seeds from - Soaking before planting

Many larger vegetable seeds can be sped along to sprouting by soaking before planting. We like to soak them in some water overnight. This helps the seeds swell with moisture and kick-start the germination. You can even sprout them first and then gently plant them once you see roots starting to peek out of the seeds. Above, we're soaking Black Beauty Zucchini Summer Squash Seeds and Pickling Cucumber seeds to plant in late July for a fall harvest. These are both quick o harvest in just 55 days, so we have plenty of time to have a second round of cucumbers for spicy pickles and lots more zucchinis for baking and cooking.

View all of our new Vegetable Seeds »

Happy growing!