Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.


[/td][/tr][/table]
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Third Year SFG in Canada
by trolleydriver Today at 1:59 pm

» Free lunaria seeds
by hammock gal Today at 10:12 am

» The Winter Journey and greenhouse plastic
by BeetlesPerSqFt Today at 9:17 am

» Happy Birthday!!
by brianj555 Today at 8:30 am

» My new compost heap
by sanderson Yesterday at 10:49 pm

» Plastic containers / trash cans?
by sanderson Yesterday at 10:33 pm

» How Many Square Feet Do You Have?
by brianj555 Yesterday at 9:44 pm

» Mels book
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 7:04 pm

» N&C Midwest; November Already? 2017
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 7:01 pm

» Mid-Atl - Nov 2017 - Warming Up AGAIN?
by sanderson Yesterday at 4:17 pm

» BOOK GIVEAWAY #5 - ENDS 11/17/17
by No_Such_Reality Yesterday at 9:42 am

» 2017 SFG in Brooks, Ga
by Turan 11/15/2017, 4:59 pm

» Goodbye to my SFG Raised Beds
by Turan 11/15/2017, 4:41 pm

» Pickle recipes
by sanderson 11/15/2017, 4:12 am

» What variety of avocado would you recommend?
by dstack 11/14/2017, 9:12 pm

» Microgreens Gardening
by yolos 11/14/2017, 8:48 pm

» Tomato Questions
by Scorpio Rising 11/14/2017, 8:26 pm

» Saffron?
by plantoid 11/14/2017, 3:32 pm

» Free Sunchoke Tubers
by BeetlesPerSqFt 11/13/2017, 6:36 pm

» who has chickens
by AtlantaMarie 11/12/2017, 10:40 am

» Huge Box of Seeds from 2003!
by countrynaturals 11/11/2017, 10:17 pm

» New England Nov 2017
by Scorpio Rising 11/11/2017, 6:38 pm

» Veterans Day 2017 - SALUTE!
by Scorpio Rising 11/11/2017, 6:22 pm

» Comfrey
by sanderson 11/11/2017, 5:17 pm

» BOOK GIVEAWAY #4 - ENDS 11/10/17
by sanderson 11/11/2017, 5:00 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by sanderson 11/11/2017, 4:10 pm

» Cutting Down a Tree
by trolleydriver 11/11/2017, 2:27 pm

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by LizDTM 11/11/2017, 1:45 pm

» November Avatar: "Fabulous Fall!"
by Scorpio Rising 11/11/2017, 9:36 am

» Canning experts please - I need some advice
by Scorpio Rising 11/11/2017, 9:29 am

Google

Search SFG Forum

Price friendly seeds

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Price friendly seeds

Post  Scorpio Rising on 1/3/2016, 8:29 pm

OK, know that I don't have much SF, so this site offered pretty decent prices compared to other seed companies:

http://www.superseeds.com/

Seed counts are low, but it is perfect for me who is experimenting with varieties. They were almost half what some other, more commercial seed producers are charging. They were out of the pepper I wanted. I will get the rest from Baker's.

It is an option!
avatar
Scorpio Rising

Female Posts : 5457
Join date : 2015-06-12
Age : 55
Location : Ada, Ohio

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Price friendly seeds

Post  kamigh on 1/3/2016, 9:53 pm

I'll vouch for Pinetree Gardens seeds, for all the reasons you mentioned. Low prices, reasonable seed count, and overall good product.  This year I also bought some tomato seeds from mrtomatohead (you can google him). Low prices for heirloom tomato seeds. I haven't gotten them yet so I can't say anything about quality, but for a few dollars I'm willing to try.
avatar
kamigh

Posts : 71
Join date : 2013-10-19
Location : Flower Mound, TX

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Price friendly seeds

Post  Scorpio Rising on 1/3/2016, 11:05 pm

@kamigh wrote:I'll vouch for Pinetree Gardens seeds, for all the reasons you mentioned. Low prices, reasonable seed count, and overall good product.  This year I also bought some tomato seeds from mrtomatohead (you can google him). Low prices for heirloom tomato seeds. I haven't gotten them yet so I can't say anything about quality, but for a few dollars I'm willing to try.

Good! I just ordered a whole bunch of stuff I was going to get from Johnny's from Pinetree. Prices almost less than half! Some things were sold out or unavailable, so will probably get the rest locally and at Baker's. Glad to hear a testimonial, kamigh!
avatar
Scorpio Rising

Female Posts : 5457
Join date : 2015-06-12
Age : 55
Location : Ada, Ohio

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Price friendly seeds

Post  littlesapphire on 1/4/2016, 11:04 am

I do a lot of seed shopping at High Mowing Seeds.  The prices are about average, I think, and their hybrids can be pretty pricey.  However, their seeds are 100% organic, developed and tested for organic growers, and for growers in colder regions.  So the fact that you get all that for average prices is a worth it to me.  Plus, they have free shipping on all orders, even for garlic and potatoes, which is pretty cool.  It's the shipping with other companies that kills me.

I bought some seed packets from Walmart last year.  I can't remember what  brand they were, but they were organic seeds, mostly heirlooms.  They were only $1, and there were only a small number of seeds in the packet.  It was perfect for trying out some new varieties.  I tried cosmic purple carrots and chocolate cherry tomatoes, and loved them both.
avatar
littlesapphire

Female Posts : 826
Join date : 2010-04-08
Age : 33
Location : Jamestown, NY (Zone 5a)

View user profile http://www.sanorigardens.org

Back to top Go down

Re: Price friendly seeds

Post  Scorpio Rising on 1/4/2016, 6:36 pm

Nice site, LS! Thanks for sharing! I love the committment to non-GMO, and their prices were very competitive if not dead-on with Pinetree.

Also, I think I am going to order my sunflower seeds from them. I could buy them here locally at Walmart, or my nursery, but I like to support the small businesses that are doing things the right way. And I want a BUNCH of sunflowers! lol!

I didn't get one last year, put 3 or 4 packets in the ground as seeds, and GONE! Birds, or squirrels, no matter. Am going to start seedlings indoors and plant out when they are bigger.... sunny
avatar
Scorpio Rising

Female Posts : 5457
Join date : 2015-06-12
Age : 55
Location : Ada, Ohio

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Price friendly seeds

Post  CitizenKate on 1/4/2016, 10:50 pm

@littlesapphire wrote:I do a lot of seed shopping at High Mowing Seeds.  The prices are about average, I think, and their hybrids can be pretty pricey.  However, their seeds are 100% organic, developed and tested for organic growers, and for growers in colder regions.  So the fact that you get all that for average prices is a worth it to me.  Plus, they have free shipping on all orders, even for garlic and potatoes, which is pretty cool.
Thanks for the link LS - looks like a lot of unique and tasty varieties they have there!  I like the idea of buying smaller amounts, too.  I've got a whole box of seed packs with leftover seed from the last two years that will most likely age out before I can use them.  I can only start so many at a time, and I got a little carried away with buying seed last year.
geek
avatar
CitizenKate

Posts : 782
Join date : 2015-03-20
Location : Northeast KS, USA; Zone 6a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Price friendly seeds

Post  littlesapphire on 1/5/2016, 5:13 pm

@CitizenKate wrote:
@littlesapphire wrote:I do a lot of seed shopping at High Mowing Seeds.  The prices are about average, I think, and their hybrids can be pretty pricey.  However, their seeds are 100% organic, developed and tested for organic growers, and for growers in colder regions.  So the fact that you get all that for average prices is a worth it to me.  Plus, they have free shipping on all orders, even for garlic and potatoes, which is pretty cool.
Thanks for the link LS - looks like a lot of unique and tasty varieties they have there!  I like the idea of buying smaller amounts, too.  I've got a whole box of seed packs with leftover seed from the last two years that will most likely age out before I can use them.  I can only start so many at a time, and I got a little carried away with buying seed last year.
geek

I have that problem too, Kate.  I like to try new varieties, but I only plant a tiny amount of seeds each year!  I'm totally addicted. 

Also, Scorpio and Kate, you're welcome for the link Smile I like to support High Mowing whenever I can.
avatar
littlesapphire

Female Posts : 826
Join date : 2010-04-08
Age : 33
Location : Jamestown, NY (Zone 5a)

View user profile http://www.sanorigardens.org

Back to top Go down

Re: Price friendly seeds

Post  Scorpio Rising on 1/5/2016, 5:29 pm

Yes, I too am in the carried away camp, so as an SFGer, appreciate smaller quantities.
avatar
Scorpio Rising

Female Posts : 5457
Join date : 2015-06-12
Age : 55
Location : Ada, Ohio

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Price friendly seeds

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum