Not all vegetables are created equal. Some can take less sunlight than others. See more: http://thegardeningcook.com/sun-or-shade/
To direct sow your seeds just means to plant your seeds outdoors in the garden instead of starting the seeds indoors under lights. Plants that are either difficult to transplant or don't need extra time to get a jump start can be sowed directly into the ground. Here are 13 easy vegetables to direct sow in your garden.
Tips for Growing Broccoli in Your Garden including how to grow broccoli from seed, how to transplant broccoli sprouts & when to harvest broccoli plants.
Keep your garden planting times straight with this handy month by month guide.