Where do you order your Garden seeds from?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by steffpeck, Feb 16, 2009.

  1. steffpeck

    steffpeck Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2007
    Erda, UT
    I am getting ready to order seeds for our garden and would like to know where the best place to buy them from. Thanks!
     
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  2. conradpdx

    conradpdx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I mostly use http://www.territorialseed.com/, there a local NW company, and the owner wrote the gardening Bible for the Maritime Pacific Northwest, and most his seeds are varieties that grow well in our environment.

    I also like http://www.seedsofchange.com/. They're from NM and a good company all the way around.

    Personally, I like companies close to where I live, they're more likely to carry the varieties that grow best in your area.
     
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  3. digitS'

    digitS' Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Stokes
    Johnny's
    Fedco
    Jung's
    Vermont Bean Seed
    HPS
    Totally Tomatoes
    Harris
    Osborne
    Jordan
    Evergreen
    Kitazawa

    Sometimes: Thompson & Morgan, Park, Burpee, Richters, Holmes, Tomato Growers

    So, how would I have these names all at hand? Because I'm surrounded as I write by the catalogs [​IMG]!

    Have now finished all orders except Kitazawa and Jordan. It's too late at night to reason out the mostly Japanese names with the former. And, I find Jordan's website so clunky that I always mail in the order form.

    Steve
     
  4. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

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    I order from several places:


    Burpee

    Park Seed

    Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds

    Johnny's

    Kitazawa

    Oh and Sandhill Preservation for the brooder mix and sweet potatoes...also some herbs.

    I have never been disappointed in anything I have ordered from the above sources. I have to try Gurney's but I may for the Fall as I hear good things about them also.
     
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  5. gudrin

    gudrin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just ordered all my seeds from Baker Creek.

    I have had okay luck with Gurney's but I have heard a lot of bad about them too. A lot of people are not happy with the live plants that they send. I've been fine with ordering seeds though.

    I'm all excited to get my seeds this year! If only the snow would go away so I can actually work in the garden!
     
  6. ntiveheart

    ntiveheart Chillin' With My Peeps

    i will ONLY order seeds from a company that has taken "the safe seed pledge". this means they will sell NO genetically modified seeds, which in my opinion, can be the downfall of traditional farming everywhere.

    most of my seeds, every year, are from:http://www.heirloomacresseeds.com/

    it's a small family operated company with a very nice variety of heirloom and open pollinated seeds. their customer service is outstanding too!
     
  7. kbarrett

    kbarrett Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I typicaly buy from my local Ag store but this year I received a magazine from Henry Fields with $25 off coupon for $50 orders. The customer service person I spoke with was very nice and answered all of my questions. I used the "free" $25 coupon to order blueberry & raspberry bushes, I'm looking forward to seeing them in April.
     
  8. Mrs.Puff

    Mrs.Puff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am ordering from Seed Savers Exchange located in Decorah Iowa. They preserve many rare and heirloom seeds. www.seedsavers.org.
     
  9. Ol'FashionHen

    Ol'FashionHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love heirloom seeds from:

    Bakers Creek

    Seed savers exchange

    Seeds of change [​IMG]
     
  10. ChickenToes

    ChickenToes Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 14, 2008
    NE Wisconsin
    I order mine from Gurney's, and I usually buy herb seeds at whatever store I see them at.
     

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