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Second Season Vegetable Seeds

Now is the time to plant quick growing varieties for a delicious fall harvest. These varieties prefer growing in cooler weather and actually taste better when maturing in the moderate temperatures of fall.


"Mesclun" means "mixture" in French. Our exclusive blends are uniquely "Franco American," developed by The Cook's Garden for North American gardens.

Mesclun, Festive Mix

Festive mix of exultant colors, flavors and textures.

Mesclun, Cook's Tangy Mix

Our Own Special Recipe! Easy to grow salad star.

Mesclun, Cook's Mild Mix

Best Mesclun For Hot Weather Fast growing, but heat tolerant

Mesclun, Provencal

Our Exclusive Mix! Traditional recipe from the south of France.


Store-bought Arugula will never match the flavor of your own, garden  grown, and it is one of the easiest crops imaginable; ideally suited for windowsill, container and small space gardens.

Arugula, Garden

Direct From Italy We taste test to find you the best!

Arugula, Myway

The earliest of the arugulas to mature.

Arugula, Selvatica Tangy

Italian Strain Really Takes the Heat.

Arugula, Wildfire

The hottest arugula available.

Arugula Organic

Zesty, peppery flavor. Certified Organic.
If all you've ever eaten is super-market kale, you don't know what you're missing. Kale is extra-tasty fresh from the home garden.

Kale, Tronchuda Beira Hybrid

Most heat-tolerant of all kale with tender, sweet leaves.

Kale, Lacinato

Treasured Italian Heirloom Use young leaves for salad, larger leaves for steaming.

Kale, Wild Mix

Healthy, Hardy Harvests Loaded with flavor, highly productive, incredibly hardy


All of our mustards grow quickly, have distinct and special flavors, and display strong re-growth characteristics.

Mustard, Cook's Custom Mix

Our Special Blend to Enjoy Different Types

Mustard, Osaka Purple

Striking Plant, Great Young In Salads or Full Size in Soups

Mustard, Tatsoi

Cold-hardy Asian variety you can harvest in the snow.


Home grown carrots are very easy to direct sow and are an ideal cool-season crop.

Carrot, Yaya

Sets a new standard for flavor. Extremely sweet and juicy.

Carrot, Kaleidoscope Mix

Exclusive blend of wild colors!

Carrot, Cooks Custom Blend

5 Different Varieties in one Custom Blend

Carrot, Minicor

Perfect For Baby Carrots They flavor up while still young and small.

Carrot, Danvers 126 Organic

Grows well in most soils, very adaptable.

Looseleaf / Cutting

Most cutting lettuces will resprout vigorously from a cut stem without loss of leaf quality. We offer several leaf lettuces from Western Europe, as well as the premier American varieties. Sow weekly and harvest at 4-6" tall.

Lettuce, Navara Red

Sweet and crunchy. Bi-color leaves.

Lettuce, Red Sails

Huge Looseleaf, Red on Green Productive and widely adapted for home gardens.

Lettuce, Royal Oak Leaf

Outstanding Quality and Production Good for cutting, or will produce large, loose heads

Lettuce, Green Salad Bowl

A True Three Season LettuceGreat for cutting, or for full size, looseleaf heads

Lettuce, Lollo Rossa

Compact and Ornamental! Good for salad mix, and for garden edging

Lettuce, Black Seeded Simpson

Long Time Favorite! Fast growing, with mild juicy leaves

Salad Greens

The varieties we offer are a comprehensive list selected from our extensive trial gardens, and among these miscellaneous greens are some of the most flavorful and nutritious foods you can eat.

Mustard, Cook's Custom Mix

Our Special Blend to Enjoy Different Types

Swiss Chard, Charlotte

Brightest Red Chard In The Garden Excellent summer greens, even in hot climates.

Micro Greens, Zesty Blend

The zestiest, tangiest, and spiciest micro greens.

Kale, Lacinato

Treasured Italian Heirloom Use young leaves for salad, larger leaves for steaming.

Simply Salad, Wonder Wok Mix

A delicious mix-up of tasty Asian greens you grow from multiseed pellets.


This quick and easy crop is as healthy as it is tasty. Low in calories and a good source of iron, vitamins A and C and fiber, spinach also contains 3 grams of protein per serving.

Spinach, Teton

Beautiful dark-green, oblong-to-round leaves.

Spinach, Indian Summer Hybrid

Great Three Season Variety Easy to grow and super productive.

Spinach, Double Choice

Perfect for baby spinach and mature harvest.

Spinach, Bloomsdale Organic

Heavy yields of thick-textured, savoyed, glossy green leaves.

Spinach, Space Hybrid

Smooth Leaved Three Season Spinach Vigorous, fine tasting salad and boiling spinach