June 1st, 2024

Sow Your Seeds In June!

We are officially in June! Maybe you have already planted your seeds, or maybe you have been waiting for the weather and ground to warm up. As we are only a few weeks away from summer solstice (the longest day of the year with the most sunlight) it’s safe to say that seeds can now be planted outdoors.

What Seeds Can I Sow Outdoors?

Read below for a full list of seeds to sow in June:

  • Alyssum
  • Arugula
  • Barley
  • Basil
  • Beans, Bush
  • Beans, Pole
  • Beans, Drying
  • Beets
  • Broccoli
  • Broccoli (overwintering)
  • Buckwheat
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Celeriac (for winter harvest)
  • Chives
  • Cilantro
  • Cleome
  • Corn
  • Cosmidium
  • Cosmos
  • Crimson Clover
  • Cucumbers
  • Cynoglossum
  • Dill
  • Endive & Radicchio (for fall & winter harvest)
  • Fennel
  • Gypsophila
  • Iberis
  • Leeks (for winter harvest)
  • Kohlrabi
  • Lettuce
  • Mustard Greens
  • Nasturtiums
  • Oats
  • Oregano
  • Pansies
  • Parsley
  • Parsnips
  • Phacelia
  • Pumpkins
  • Rutabaga (wait until after June 21st)
  • Scallions
  • Sorghum
  • Spinach
  • Squash
  • Sunflowers
  • Swiss Chard
  • Turnips
  • Yarrow
  • Zinnias
  • Zucchini

What Seeds Can I Sow Indoors?

  • Brussels Sprouts (transplant in early August, fall & winter harvest)
  • Cauliflower (transplant in August for fall harvest)
  • Overwintering Onions (sow in late June, transplant in August)
  • Purple Sprouting Broccoli (transplant in August for winter & spring harvest)

Visit our Edible Plants page for more information and downloadable resources about vegetables, herbs, and more!