Greens thrive in cool weather, mature quickly, and are wonderful, zippy additions to green salads. The Asian greens are also good lightly cooked. All are easy to grow.

Simply Salad Global Gourmet Mix New for 2018 VG18225

GLOBAL GOUR­MET MIX Simply Salad Seeds 35 days

Global Gourmet Mix blends mildly spicy Asian greens with red and green leaf lettuces in multi-seed pellets. Each pellet contains 5 to 7 seeds for easy planting. Harvest flavorful, colorful greens to toss into stir fries and salads in as little as 35 days. Global Gourmet Mix is well-suited to grow in patio containers or garden beds, and can be cut and harvested multiple times from the same sowing.

10 multi-seed pellets - $2.99

Simply Salad Alfresco Mix New for 2018 VG18425

AL­FRESCO MIX Simply Salad Seeds 30 days

Mediterranean flavors abound in Alfresco mix. Each easy-to-grow, multi-seed pellet contains 5 to 7 seeds, including red and green leaf lettuces, radicchio, endive, and arugula. All seeds germinate near the same time, creating a visually pleasing blend of colors and textures. In just about a month from planting, you can start snipping bunches of Alfresco Mix for easy, tasty salads. The leaves will keep coming for several more harvests as the season progresses.

10 multi-seed pellets - $2.99

Simply Salad Wonder Wok Mix New for 2018 VG18416

WONDER WOK MIX Simply Salad Seeds 30-40 days

Meet the new stir-fry superhero: Wonder Wok Mix. Seeds of baby pac choi, kale, and several varieties of mustard greens come together in a multi-seed pellet to create the easiest way to grow a bountiful supply of greens to snip and toss into your favorite stir-fry recipe. Simply plant each pellet 8 to 12 in. apart in pots or garden beds, and enjoy multiple harvests of tender, nutritious greens.

10 multi-seed pellets - $2.99

Mild and Spicy Mix greens - organic seeds VG11194

MILD AND SPICY MIX Greens Seeds (OP), 22 days

Organically grown. Delicious, colorful, cut-and-come-again mix. with both mild and spicy greens; when tender young growth reaches 6 in. high, cut it back to 1 in.. Use cuttings for salads or stir fries, in about 3 weeks plants are ready to harvest again. Each planting can be harvested 2 or 3 times. Stagger your plantings to ensure a constant supply of tasty, tender, showy, greens. Alternatively, plants may be allowed to grow to full size. 'Mild and Spicy Mix' includes Tatsoi, Early Mizuna, Red Giant mustard, Red Russian kale, and arugula. Packet is 2 grams, about 1,000 seeds.

2 Grams - $2.49

Palla Rossa Italian Chicory - organic seeds GRNS001

PALLA ROSSA Italian Chicory Seeds Cichorium intybus, (OP) 85 days

Organically grown. Also known as radicchio. Brilliant violet-red central leaves with prominent white ribs are surrounded by green outer leaves. Palla Rossa may be sown in early spring to harvest as baby greens, or sow seeds in mid to late summer to harvest mature, 4 in. tightly packed, rounded heads. Add young leaves to salads and stir-fries for a tasty bitter zip. Mature heads are delicious when grilled, roasted, or as an addition to hearty soups.

50 seeds - $2.49

Champion collards - organic seeds GRNS002

CHAM­PION Collards Seeds Brassica oleracea, (OP) 60 days

Organically grown. Champion is an improved Vates-type collards, selected for compact form and bolt-resistance. Large, wide, slightly wavy blue-green leaves are packed with vitamins and minerals. Collards are a staple of Southern US cuisine.

½ Gram - $2.49

Dragon Tongue mustard - organic seeds VG00090

DRAGON TONGUE Mustard Seeds Brassica juncea, (OP), 45 Days

Organically grown. A striking new red mustard with brilliant lime green and magenta purple leaves and succulent white midribs perfect for stir fries. Young leaves have just the right amount of zip for salads. Harvest individual leaves, or entire heads.

½ Gram - $2.49

Red Giant mustard - organic seeds VG00096

RED GIANT Mustard Seeds Brassica juncea, (OP), 40 Days

Organically grown. Juicy, deep maroon, crinkled leaves of superb flavor. They deliver just the right amount of bite. Harvest individual leaves as needed, or pick entire heads. Plants will hold for many weeks in the garden. Thrives in cool weather, light frost improves taste and color. Can be grown as an ornamental edible in flower beds, or patio containers.

500 seeds - $2.49

How to Plant Greens Seeds

Bee introduces how to plant

Sow seed in cell packs or flats, covering with ⅛-¼ in. soil. Thin to 1 plant per cell with scissors. Transplant into the garden 8 in. apart. Can direct sow ¼ in. deep and 1 in. apart in rows 12-18 in. apart. Thin to 6-8 in. apart. For endive: kept at 60-68°F., germination is in 14-30 days. For all other greens, kept at 65-75°F., germination is in 7-14 days.