I’m sharing ALL of the seeds that I’m using in my garden this year, including a variety of veggies, herbs and flowers.
I know there’s a lot here, but I’m trying to grow as much as I can in my suburban backyard this year. That way I can test things out and share my results with you!
I just want to mention that I do also have perennial and bulbs in my garden, and I do buy annual transplants each year. These are just the plants that I’ll be starting from seed.
Many of these seeds have already been sown indoors and are sitting happily under my grow lights. If you want to see frequent updates about my garden, be sure to follow me on Instagram. I share stories there almost every day!
Most of the seeds that I’m using this year are from Canadian brands. Some of them were purchased online, and some were from Walmart, The Home Depot and other hardware stores.
If you’re wondering where you can buy seeds online, I’ve got a full list of Canadian brands here: Where to Buy Seeds Online (Canada).
My Garden Plan
This is the garden plan that I show in the video. It’s basically just a layout of my backyard, which isn’t perfectly to scale, that shows all of my available planting areas.
I’ve given every box and pot a number and then planned out which seeds would go into each area based on various factors. These factors included how much light each plant needs, what can be grown together according to the principles of companion planting, how much space the plants need etc.
I’ve never tried companion planting before, so I won’t know if my plan here actually works until later in the season. I’ll be sure to keep you updated!
Which Seeds Did I Buy?
Here’s a list of all of the seeds that I showed in the video, organized by brand. If you have any questions about these seeds, leave a comment below or send me an email!
West Coast Seeds (Canadian)
Touchstone Gold Beets
Dwarf Grey Sugar Snow Peas
Easter Egg II Blend Radishes
Ferrari Bush Beans
Mountain Magic Cherry Tomatoes
Dark Green Italian Parsley
Old Spice Blend Sweet Peas (flowers)
Mini Cosmos Blend
California Orange Poppies
California Bluebell Phacelia
Mexican Torch Tithonia Blue
Himalayan Poppy Meconopsis (warning: very difficult to grow!)
Chantenay Red Cored Carrots
Cherry Falls Cherry Tomatoes
Sugar Sprint Peas
Red Torch Juliet Tomatoes
Bumble Bee Mix Cherry Tomatoes
Little Gem Cos Lettuce – sow easy format
Rainbox Mix Carrots – sow easy format
Sweet Basil – sow easy format
Rossa Lunga di Firenze Onion
Rosemary – sow easy format
Black-Eyed Susan Thunbergia Climbing Vine
Coleus – sow easy format
Sunny Mix Cosmos – sow easy format
Portulaca Mix – sow easy format
Renee’s Garden (USA)
Asian Trio Eggplants
Jewel Tone Sweet Peppers
Scented Basil Trio
True Thai Chilies in Full Moon & Vesuvius
Cherry Belle Radishes from OSC (Canadian)
Cucumber from Seeds of Change (American)
Okra and Bitter Melon from Zappa Corp (Canadian)
Long Purple Eggplants from Berton Seeds (Canadian)
Yellow Scotch Bonnet Hot Peppers from Amazon (Unknown)
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