Monday, December 16, 2013

I got out some older catalogs. It's exciting to dream about next year's garden!

What to work on... what to grow. It's so much fun to dream your garden this time of year.

Here is a partial list of some seed catalogs you may want to check out.


Grandma’s Gardens catalog and endangered species seeds

Hudson Seeds, California

The International Seed Saving Institute

Seeds Trust for high altitude gardens

Flowers from nursery sources
by the Brooklyn Botanical Garden 

Redwood City Seed Company

Redwood City Seed (California) #2 site
This features pepper varieties

++Baker Creek Heirloom seeds ( I am looking at this one this year for sure)
This company is famous and one of the very best!!
You can see some of the pages on one of their older catalogs here:
The Baker Creek Catalog - 2008

Heirloom tomato seeds
– These have letter codes indicating resistance
to different diseases – and includes Seed Swap 101, how to swap seeds.

Fantastic Findings lists of seeds

Heirloom Acres
, Missouri
Takes PayPal.

Whatcom rare seeds

Sources for organic and heirloom seeds by mail:

Heirloom flower bulbs

Heirloom seeds on Ebay

The Heirloom Sampler site – this site shows pictures of heirloom varieties and explains about each one. "The Heirloom Vegetable Gardener's Assistant".

Amishland Heirloom Seeds

Thomas Jefferson’s seeds
from Monticello

Bill Best’s article from Appalachian Heritage magazine - this article features descriptions of heritage beans from Kentucky. You pick out the kinds you want and then send them a check.

Local Harvest Seeds
also: herbs, honey products, soaps, more

Rutgers University tomatoes - these include the Ramapo tomato:

Grow Shitake mushrooms

Saving, storing, and growing seeds

Southern Exposure Seed Exchange

Seed exchanges for each state

and, for later:

From Natural Life Magazine

I hope you enjoy these. Please add your favorites as a comment below here. Thanks!


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