The difference between summer (tender) and winter (hardy) crops

To make it easier to plan and plant your vegetable garden, we have divided our seeds into Hardy and tender crops.

Tender and hardy crops in a basket

Tender crops

Warm season crops are known as TENDER and must be sown and grown in a warm soil of 15°C+. Traditionally these plants are grown from spring to autumn in southern areas. Tender crops are temperature sensitive, where warm air temperatures are required to ensure soil reaches a minimum of 15°C for germination, with subsequent warm daily air temperatures requ...

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