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BEST SEED COMPANIES

If you are starting your vegetable garden from seeds it is critical to get high-quality organic non-GMO seeds from a trusted seed company.  I have put together some of my favorite companies to purchase seeds from as well as a vast amount of knowledge from the leading seed companies to help you be successful gardeners.

 

Territorial Seeds*****

https://territorialseed.com/

Territorial Seed Co. is located in Cottage Grove OR a few miles south of Eugene Oregon.  The original organic seed company founder was Steve Solomon who built the company and tested vegetables for the northwest and who has authored books like Growing Vegetables West of the Cascades.  Owners Tom and Julie Johns purchased Territorial in 1985 and have carried on the tradition, their goal is to provide people the ability to be self-sufficient enabling gardeners to produce good-tasting fresh foods 12 months a year.  I have purchased seeds and plants from Territorial and have always been happy with the quality of their seeds and plants and highly recommend them.

Catalog

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Seeds

Territorial offers high germination standards that exceed federal seed act standards, and are USDA organic and biodynamic certified.  All seed varieties have been grown and tested with a 100% guarantee.

Plants

Their plants are all grown sustainably using organic practices and materials.  All plants are inoculated with mycorrhizal to help roots absorb more nutrients.  Seedlings are treated with compost tea from worm castings to ensure plants are healthy and have 100% guarantee.  Territorial offers grafted vegetables that improve plants’ resistance to pests or diseases and improve tolerances to weather conditions while offering some unique vegetables.

Other offerings for gardeners

Bee supplies, tools, beneficial insects, pest control, fertilizers, and many others as well as vast knowledge they are willing to pass along to gardeners of all skill levels.

Park Seed Co. ****

https://parkseed.com/

Park Seed Co. is a seed company located in South Carolina.  They specialize in non-GMO seeds from organic, heirloom, and hybrid seeds to give you the highest quality seeds.  They offer a huge variety of seeds to choose from as well as information to help you successfully grow them.  I have purchased seeds from them and have always received high-quality seeds.

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Seeds

Large selection of seeds from vegetables to herbs and flowers.  100% GMO-free and organic.  Guarantee of satisfaction

Plants

Park Seed not only offers a large variety of plants but also, bulbs, shrubs, and trees to purchase.   Guarantee of satisfaction

Other offers for gardeners

Park Seed offers extensive indoor growing supplies, organic fertilizers, tools, pest control products, decor items, bird items.  Also, have a vast amount of educational and articles to help all levels of gardeners.

Seed Sheets

https://seedsheets.com/

Seed Sheets uses organic non-GMO seeds on the seeds sheets.  Seed Sheets are a great way to introduce gardening to people that have not gardened before or children making it easier for them to plant the seeds.

Seeds

Seed sheets for vegetables, herbs, and flowers using organic non-GMO seeds that are made in USA and have a green thumb guarantee to ensure you are satisfied.

Other offers for gardeners

They have recipes and education to assist gardeners.

Botanical Interests

https://www.botanicalinterests.com/

Botanical Interests is located in Broomfield CO.  Curtis and Judy started the company in 1995 to provide high-quality organic seeds and information to gardeners including recipes and fun facts to enlighten their customers.

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Seeds

Very large assortment of organic seeds, vegetables, herbs, and flowers to provide you with the highest quality possible for a sustainable garden and planet.  They also have native plant seeds for you to choose from.  They also provide a list of attributes for seeds that is very helpful.

Other offers for gardeners

Botanical offers a large list of products such as recycled paper pots for planting seeds as well as tools and watering equipment.  They also have larger seed packs groups to support your needs.  They have extensive garden articles and blogs to answer all your questions pertaining to gardening.

Burpee Seeds

https://www.burpee.com/

Burpee is located in Warminister PA.  They offer a very large variety of seeds as well as supplies to make your gardening experience the best it can be.  Burpee was founded in 1876 and is one of if not the oldest seed companies in the United States.  They provide non-GMO seeds of the highest quality and the knowledge to help you grow the seeds.

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Seeds

An extensive list of seeds for organic and heirloom non-GMO for vegetables, herbs, and flowers.  Seed germination up to over 35% over state and federal minimums.  They have brought new and old seeds to market since 1876 and promise to be a partner in your gardening experience.  They ship to all growing regions in the U.S.  Their slogan is Burpee Seeds Grow.

Plants

They promise the strongest starter plants and Guarantee all their plants.

Hudson Valley Seeds

https://hudsonvalleyseed.com/

Hudson Valley is located in NY in 2009.  They are a great source for heirloom and open-pollinated garden seeds that are non-GMO.  Each packet of seeds not only contains high-quality seeds but also includes a packet with beautiful artwork, back story of the seed, and detailed instructions.

Seeds

Known as the Country’s first seed library, for heirloom and open-pollinated organic open pollinated seeds and beautiful garden-themed contemporary art.  They grow the seeds on their farm in NY, they believe that each seed is a time capsule telling tales of the plants, crops and people that came before us.  They offer vegetable, herb, and flower seeds.

Other offers for gardeners

Hudson Seeds offers a variety of artwork, calendars, books, and tools to assist you in your gardening adventure.

Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds

https://www.rareseeds.com/

Baker Creek is located in Mansfield Missouri.  Jere started the company in 1998 and its mission is to provide non-GMO seeds of a sustainable food supply for everyone and keep heirloom varieties alive.  They have over 1,000 heirloom varieties available for you and future generations.

Catalog

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Seeds

They have a mission to provide seeds of a sustainable food supply to keep heirloom vegetables alive for future generations.  Charitable giving is the foundation of their business.  Baker Creek offers one of the largest selections of 19th-century heirloom seeds from Europe and Asia, and our catalogs now feature about 1,000 stunning heirloom varieties.  Their seeds are tested on their garden property to produce the highest quality seeds.

Plants

They offer a variety of live vegetables, fruit, and flower plants.

Other offers for gardeners

They have stores in two locations to serve people better and a restaurant using their farm-grown vegetables.  Baker Creek also offers books, clothing, tools and a wide variety of other offerings to support your gardening needs.

Adaptive Seeds

http://adaptiveseeds.com

 

Adaptive Seeds is a steward of rare resilient and diverse seeds for ecologically-minded farmers and gardeners located in Sweet Home Oregon.  Their focus is on seeds developed for the Northwest and other cooler climates in the U.S.

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Seeds

Adaptive Seeds is a steward of rare resilient and diverse seeds for ecologically-minded farmers and gardeners.  They sell open-pollinated (OP) seed, for vegetables, grains and cover crops, flowers, and herbs as well as diverse gene pool mixes.  They guarantee that every seed lot they sell is regularly germination tested and has been found to exceed industry and federal germination standards.  NONE of their seeds are proprietary hybrids (F1), patented, PVP, or genetically modified (GMO). All of their seed are grown without chemical fertilizers, herbicides, or pesticides, and none of it is treated.

Other offers for gardeners

They also have a newsletter that you can sign up for to get updates from Adaptive Seeds, and books that they recommend.

Johnny’s Selected Seeds

Johnny’s is located in Winslow Maine.  Their mission is to help families, friends, and communities to feed one another by providing superior seeds, tools, information, and service, and have done so for the past 49 years.  Now 100% employee-owned to service you.

Catalog

http://johnnyseeds.com

Seeds

They are committed to 100% non-GMO with a 100% satisfaction guarantee.  They have an onsite seed lab to ensure the seeds exceed federal standards.  Seeds are organic, F1 hybrid is selected for improved flavor, disease resistance, and climate adaptability.

Other offers for gardeners

They have an extensive list of items to support your gardening needs from books and tools to all the products needed to start seeds and properly care for them in the garden.  This is a one-stop shop for the best supplies for gardening.