25 January, 2008

A Short List of Seed Houses

These are some of my favorite places from which I order seeds. There are others that I use for more specialized ordering, but for 90% of all I grow, here's the goods!

BOUNTIFUL GARDENS; 18001 Shafer Ranch Road; Willits, CA 95490;
707.459.6410 www.bountifulgardens.org Organic seed; open-pollinated

JOHNNY'S SELECTED SEEDS; Foss Hill Road; Albion, ME 04910-9731;
www.johnnyseeds.com 207.437.4301 orders, 207.437.4357 Customer service

NICHOLS GARDEN NURSERY; 1190 North Pacific Hwy. Albany, OR 97321-4598; 503.928.9280 www.nicholsgardennursery.com

*PEACEFUL VALLEY FARM SUPPLY; PO Box 2209; Grass Valley, CA 95945; 916.272.4769 www.groworganic.com

PINETREE GARDEN SEEDS; PO Box 300, Rt. 100; New Gloucester, ME 04260; 207.926.3400 www.superseeds.com THE best for a homegardener – small packets of very current seed, a very good value

SEED SAVERS EXCHANGE; Rt. 3 Box 239; Decorah, Iowa 52101; 563.382.5990 Membership fees $15-$25. Free brochure. www.seedsavers.org Some organic, but ALL open-pollinated.

SEEDS OF CHANGE; 621 Old Sante Fe Trail, #10; Santa Fe, NM 87501; 505.438.8080 Catalog is listed at $5, but I’ve never paid for one. www.seedsofchange.com Organic, open-pollinated…pricey.

THOMPSON & MORGAN INC.; PO Box 1308; Jackson, NJ 08525-0308 Phone 908.363.2225; 800. 274.7333 for orders Not organic, but possibly THE MOST extensive listing of seeds you’ll find on this continent!

TOMATO GROWERS SUPPLY; P.O. Box 60015, Fort Myers, FL 33906; 888.478.7333 www.tomatogrowers.com not organic, but who can resist looking at ALL these tomatoes??


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