National, Chicago, New York, St. Some planted weeks after the replacement pack. The selection of seeds is amazing and at times overwhelming, but in a good way. I've had great results saving seeds from plants grown with their seeds. I want to say it is disgusting to read the rude, vicious, and almost hysterical comments some people make when leaving negative reviews. Was offered replacement or refund.
Groovy seeds for all your home and market garden needs. Cowpeas and okra were less than 50%. I will plant them and they are nothing I would ever have ordered, so we will see. They have an amazing selection, their seeds almost always germinate, and their customer service in my experience is superb. They have always been fantastic. Even with my brown thumbs, I get some edible food every year knock on wood! I will try to replace them again next year. Jere Gettle founded the company in 1998 as a tool to promote and preserve our agricultural and culinary heritage.
All companies post their shipping costs and no one is twisting your arm to force you to buy from a company whose shipping costs you don't like. We have a passing germ test on all lots of seed before we offer them for sale, but many things can happen to the seed after it leaves our warehouse that can affect germination, including irradiation by the postal service. I even bought passionflower vines that are all still alive, despite the abuse of children. This company is full of liars. The seeds germinate well, the live plants always arrive healthy. Fast service, and the free packages are a nice gift.
I will not be purchasing from this place again. Please email us directly at so that we can take care of this for you. Even with all of that, there are many things that can happen to the seeds once they leave our warehouse, including being irradiated by the postal service. Our varieties have been featured in Organic Gardening, Mother Earth News, New York Times, Chicago Tribune, O Magazine, Martha Stewart, and many others. It's heartwarming and I feel like I know them from their wonderfully huge and colorful catalogs showing pictures of many of the plants they grow and showing them doing what they do best.
We guarantee that our seeds will germinate to at least industry standards for that type, or we will send you replacement seed or issue you a refund. Also, I got some of their seed garlic to plant in the fall of 2016, it did well, and I was able to plant its descendants in the fall of 2017. I have answered the email you sent after we closed on Friday this morning, as we are not open on Saturday, and the call center is not manned on Sunday, giving you instructions. On May 16th, 2017, monkeynaz added the following: And Lisa your website stated that items were shipped on the 5th but no tracking info provided. One of America's first seed companies. Positive note: the company was very quick to respond.
It is our goal to educate everyone about a better, safer food supply and fight gene-altered Frankenfood and the companies that support it. I'm debating on doing future business with this company. Buy It: Please visit the website to see the great selection of products they offer and convenient shopping locations. I love their selection and fast shipping. I get out my Baker Creek heirloom garden seed catalog and research the vegetable varieties we want to plant that year. The live plants were shipped both in the order that the orders were received, and by zone. A better method is to try varieties that come from a climate whose summer weather is similar to your own.
We have not heard from you on this issue other than here. But if theres a crop failure you probably cant get it anywhere else for that matter. My family and I live in Oregon so that means we are just minutes from the beach, mountains, and desert. Not really excited to have wasted money on seeds and shipping. We are also thankful for the free seed packet, the giant sunflowers are a hit with our family and neighbors, we get with every order. Having healthy shoots makes for healthy gardening. Ill update my comment about germination success rate here before long.
I have issued you a refund for the packet of seeds, and another refund for the shipping costs you paid. I know it's hard to germinate rosemary, but I can grow anything. Please email us at with a list of varieties you had an issue with, and we'd be happy to work with you to resolve this. The past 4 orders have always been in the 48 hour time frame. Jere collects many ethnic varieties each year through his extensive travels.
Their seed shipping rate is the most favorable of all the mail order companies I was considering as well. It's especially fun for me to grow some of their wide variety of tomato plants each year. Two of the free seed varieties were the same tomato seeds. Everything is just great and my orders arrive in about one week. Once I did get through to their customer service they reached out and were very nice and professional people. We love it here and try to spend as much time outdoors playing as we can.