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Post  walshevak on 4/13/2016, 7:25 pm

http://www.realfarmacy.com/131-heirloom-seed-companies-by-region/


Found this on another site but thought it might be of interest

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Post  sanderson on 4/14/2016, 2:16 pm

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Post  Mellen on 12/24/2016, 12:02 pm

Look what I found!  (Like I need another one).  This is an online catalog

https://www.bountifulgardens.org/catalog_download/BG_Catalog_Web_2016.pdf
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Post  sanderson on 12/24/2016, 2:31 pm

Just skimmed it but it looks like a lot of great info in it. Thank you for sharing.

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Post  ralitaco on 1/17/2017, 7:54 pm

Thanks for sharing these Kay & Mellen.

Any suggestions for a company to use for a first time seed catalog user?
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Post  Scorpio Rising on 1/17/2017, 9:29 pm

@ralitaco wrote:Thanks for sharing these Kay & Mellen.

Any suggestions for a company to use for a first time seed catalog user?
I am a relative newbie, and I like Pinetree seeds and Bakers Creek.  They have appropriate seed numbers for SFGers, (Johnny's is a great catalog, but I think it is more for commercial or large scale growers) and they have GMO info, and organic stuff, and gorgeous descriptions that allow you to make some good decisions (Especially for us short season growers).  

My 2 top picks, not in order.  They both are great!  And wonderful customer service.
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Post  trolleydriver on 1/17/2017, 9:38 pm

Like SR, I will be using Baker Creek. They have been great in responding to my questions via email. This will be my first time ordering from a seed catalog supplier.

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Post  sanderson on 1/18/2017, 3:18 am

I do my bulk ordering from Baker. RT, Some of us ordered their Whole Seed Catalog 2017. Otherwise, their Annual Seed Catalog 2017 is sufficient. Drool I love you

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Post  BeetlesPerSqFt on 1/18/2017, 9:58 am

@Scorpio Rising wrote:
@ralitaco wrote:Thanks for sharing these Kay & Mellen.

Any suggestions for a company to use for a first time seed catalog user?
I am a relative newbie, and I like Pinetree seeds and Bakers Creek.  They have appropriate seed numbers for SFGers, (Johnny's is a great catalog, but I think it is more for commercial or large scale growers) and they have GMO info, and organic stuff, and gorgeous descriptions that allow you to make some good decisions (Especially for us short season growers).  

My 2 top picks, not in order.  They both are great!  And wonderful customer service.
+1  My first year of catalog ordering was mostly from Pinetree and Bakers Creek. I was happy with, and would recommend, both. This year I'll be ordering from Bakers Creek again, but I'll also be trying out Tradewindsfruit which I found through a different seed company list that was posted here, because I like the prices and wide variety they offer.
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Post  trolleydriver on 1/18/2017, 10:23 am

BTW the name is Baker Creek not Bakers Creek (i.e., no "s" on Baker).

Their website is http://www.rareseeds.com/

I am in Canada and it is cheaper for me to buy from them than from Canadian seed companies even though I have to take into account the exchange rate on the Cdn $. Go figure.

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Post  BeetlesPerSqFt on 1/18/2017, 10:28 am

@trolleydriver wrote:BTW the name is Baker Creek not Bakers Creek (i.e., no "s" on Baker).

Their website is http://www.rareseeds.com/

I am in Canada and it is cheaper for me to buy from them than from Canadian seed companies even though I have to take into account the exchange rate on the Cdn $. Go figure.
Whoops! Thanks for the correction. I bet I've made that error elsewhere. Maybe I should just stick to 'BC'...
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Post  trolleydriver on 1/18/2017, 10:30 am

@BeetlesPerSqFt wrote:
@trolleydriver wrote:BTW the name is Baker Creek not Bakers Creek (i.e., no "s" on Baker).

Their website is http://www.rareseeds.com/

I am in Canada and it is cheaper for me to buy from them than from Canadian seed companies even though I have to take into account the exchange rate on the Cdn $. Go figure.
Whoops! Thanks for the correction. I bet I've made that error elsewhere. Maybe I should just stick to 'BC'...
Beetles ... I've done it as well.  Very Happy

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Post  ralitaco on 1/18/2017, 10:58 pm

I picked up the Baker Creek Whole Seed Catalog today at Sam's Club.
Who knew there were so many seeds?!?
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