SEED COMPANIES & NURSERIES
The Safe Seed Pledge - explanation
The first 12 seed companies below signed the pledge and hopefully many more have now signed - it is wise to check to see if a company pledged before you purchase their seeds.
Seed Savers Exchange - 100% organic/890-acre headquarters near Decorah, Iowa. http://www.seedsavers.org/
Seeds of Change – 2500 varieties of 100% organic seed–OP, no hybrid & no GMO seed. Sold at SNFC. http://www.seedsofchange.com/
Abundant Life Seeds -true-to-type OP varieties grown using only certified organic or biodynamic farmed - in OR
High Mowing Seeds - 250 varieties/all cert.organic open-pollinated, heirloom, and hybrid seed varieties , grown in N.Vermont
Bountiful Gardens - non-profit Ecology Action/ Willits CA grows many own seeds-only heirloom, all OP (non-hybrid, non-GE) & many OG seeds & biointensive-approved seed ”growing organic soil while gardening” clearly labels seed.
Turtle Tree Seeds - Most of their seeds are grown biodynamically &/or organic. Seed description lists which farms have grown the seed, order by phone or mail. http://www.turtletreeseed.org
Underwood Gardens, Ltd - Heirloom, OP & rare seeds. Cert. Organic & organic not cert.
Mountain Valley Growers - veggies, herbs &
Natural Gardening Company-cert organic seed, OP & some hybrid seed–all labeled, signed pledge, in CA.
FEDCO -the most economically priced seed, large selection, some certified organic. http://www.fedcoseeds.com/
Southern Exposure Seed Exchange - heirloom & open-pollinated organic, & organic philosophies, no gmo, signed pledge
Heirloom Seeds - large selection of certified organic seeds, supplies, books.
Redwood City Seed Company - great selection of very hot peppers! Heirloom O.P. vegetables & herbs. Free seeds for kids.
David Austin Roses Limited - wonderful English roses, mail order from Texas.
Lon J. Rombough - sells grape cuttings & great information about grapes.
Whatcom Seed Company - Rare, exotic, unusual, beautiful - seeds online.
Edible Landscaping - plants, trees, info.
Plants of the Wild - Pacific Northwest natives http://www.plantsofthewild.com/
Richters - Herb Specialists
seeds, plants, dried herbs, etc. in Canada
GARDEN SUPPLY COMPANIES
Many of the seed companies in the middle column sell garden supplies also.
Hida Tools - great Japanese tools online Berkeley/handtools http://www.hidatool.com
Lee Valley Tools
gardening tools & great household tools & unusual gadgets http://www.leevalley.com
Peaceful Valley Farm and Garden Supply
online company in Grass Valley, organics
The Worm Factory - worm farm bin composting, lots of information
Abundant Earth - Can-O-Worms
Worm Composters and rain barrels
O2Compost - aerated compost systems and
Deluxe compost bin for indoors or out - compost in 2 weeks-expensive/easy to use
Plow & Hearth
Charley's Greenhouse & Garden
garden tools in the Farm & Tool section
Harmony Farm Supply & Nursery
Sebastopol organic farm & garden supply
Solar products for greenhouse, home,
Solar Living Institute
Solar training (hands-on and online) and sustainability workshops
Gardener's Supply Company - vegtrug wooden above ground garden system -
good for handicapped gardeners too.
The Windowfarm Project - no room to garden - watch video
Rain Barrel Source - plastic and wooden barrels, many styles, kits, accessories http://www.rainbarrelsource.com/rain-barrels/