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Seed catalogs

Posted by sarahbarah27 5 (My Page) on
Mon, Aug 23, 10 at 7:18

Hey everyone!

Has anyone ever ordered seeds for either the GeoSeed catalog or the HPS catalog? I got them new in the mail this year, and they offer a very good selection at seemingly fair prices (especially GEO). I usually order from Parks, but last year I had some issues with them and I wanted to give a different company a try. If anyone has had any experience with these companies or other companies you have used, I would really appreciate your feedback, Thanks in advance!!

Sarah


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RE: Seed catalogs

Yhere is no 1 good catalogs since our interests & desires are different. Have use the 3 you mentioned but include several others and a plant/seed broker.. I do try to consilidate my orders since shipping charges will kill you.


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Geo is extremely reputable. They operate a wholesale and retail division in the same building, seed is shipped from the same lots. Geo is owned by George & Barbara Park...George "left" the family business years ago, worked in Holland with breeding companies for a number of years, moved back to SC and opened his own seed company less than a mile from Park Seed (which isn't even owned by a Park anymore)


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I use Park, who have been good with good quality plants. Only had problem with getting petunia seeds on time.
Stokes is good; their catalog gives specific instruction on how to sow each plant, whether in greenhouse or other.
Burpee and Ferry Morse are good, too.


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RE: Seed catalogs

Thanks for the great info!


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RE: Seed catalogs

My List. All have strengths and weaknesses but all have been dependable to me. Shipping costs will often dictate from whom I make a purchase.

My Favorites:
***Jordan Seeds, Inc. (Bulk Vegetable Seed)***
Seeds of Change
Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds
Bountiful Gardens
Johnny's Select Seeds
Territorial Seed Company

Also Acceptable:
Mountain Valley Seed, Inc. (Bulk Seed)
John Scheepers Kitchen Garden Seeds
Vermont Bean Seed Company
Pinetree Garden Seeds
Shumway's
Totally Tomatoes


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