What Seeds Are Best For Early-Season Plantings? 

For early-season plantings, use cool-weather seeds with a shorter maturity time. Some early-season seed recommendations include  

'Buttercrunch' and 'Black Seeded Simpson' germinate and grow quickly, making them ideal for early spring planting.  

Lettuce

Radish cultivars can be harvested in three weeks because to their fast growth. 'Cherry Belle' is popular.  

Radishes  

Cold-hardy spinach can be sown early and tolerates colder temperatures. 'Bloomsdale' is classic.  

Spinach  

Peas like cooler weather and can be planted in April when the soil can be worked. 'Sugar Snap' peas are popular for their sweetness.  

Peas  

Carrots can be planted early in workable soil. 'Nantes' and 'Danvers' are good early planting varieties.  

Carrots  

Kale can be planted early and is frost-tolerant. Popular varieties include 'Lacinato' and 'Winterbor'.  

Kale  

Some broccoli varieties can be planted early for spring harvest. 'Calabrese' is popular.  

Broccoli  

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