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January 23, 2012

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Kristina Strain

Johnny's seeds is my go-to. You can always find a coupon for free shipping online. They have a great lettuce selection.

Deco Cat

Seeds catalogues are so dangerous! This year we are going to try and grow a tree onion for something a bit different.

Paula

Sow True Seeds here in Asheville is wonderful! The seeds are all open-pollinated and non-hybrid.

nicole

Your photographs always inspire me with the colors you choose to show off! It's such a different palate than I'm used to seeing. It's like seeing through new glasses.

Jennifer

Territorial Seed catalog, they are out of Oregon so they are pretty much a given that they will grow here in Portland!

Jenny

My favorites: Seeds of Change, Landreth, Annie's Heirloom Seeds, & Renee's Garden. Looking forward to the cross-stitch tutorial!

Jennifer

Oh! Also, go to People's Co-Op Farmers Market on Thursday and talk to Naomi from Naomi's Organic, she has great seeds and garden advice! Tell her Jennifer Fox sent ya! :-)

Lisa Wilson

Recently found your blog and it's very inspiring. What make is your cup and saucer shown in the first picture of today's post?

Thanks!

patty

I am a big "why not?" gardener usually, so I would just go down to the best nursery around town and see what they have in their seed section - also this place looks really cool - I am dying to take a mini road trip up there:
http://rareseeds.com/petaluma-seed-bank

christina

I'm a Master Gardener out here on the East Coast and I'm always checking out seed catalogs for my community garden projects. Here are my #1 go-to seeds people:

Seed Savers (http://www.seedsavers.org/) for the really good/odd stuff and

Pinetree Seeds (https://www.superseeds.com/) since they sell little packets for small change -- and who really needs 100 zucchini seeds anyways?


I still haven't figured out shirring, but I'm on a Babylock which has known issues with it. Something to do with the auto bobbin tensioning not being easy to override.

jessaloo

alicia - here's my go to for seeds. their catalog is lovely:

http://www.highmowingseeds.com/

leanne

I'm dreaming of a kale garden...I'm afraid that deer will love it though...so I must also dream of a big fence to go around it too. xo happy monday xo

julia

seed catalog and website: Baker Creek Seeds! rareseeds.com. you can order online. all organic and non gmo.

Marie

They don't produce a paper catalog anymore, but victoryseeds.com is where we ordered our veggie garden seeds this year. I was very happy with my order, though I can't start any seeds until next month!

Sarah :: greenclogs

Territorial Seed. They're local - down near Eugene. Also, I'd highly recommend a trip to the Urban Farm Store on SE 21st & Belmont if you want to get gardening ideas percolating. Have fun! I'm placing my Territorial order today. I think I'm overbuying and will need to share with someone. Better too many seeds than not enough, right?

Melissa

I second the comments for Territorial Seed!

Merry

I second Christina's recommendations! Seed Savers Exchange and Pinetree Seeds have marvellous selections! I would add www.fedcoseeds.com(sounds corporate, but quite the opposite), and if you're in the market for fruit trees, shrubs or vines, check out www.treesofantiquity.com All have served me well in building a little suburban farmstead of my own.

ellen

Territorial is good and not far from where I live.
I do love Johnny's...they have so many beautiful sunflower seeds too. (well, actually, the flowers are more beautiful than the seeds. sheesh!)

Janaina

Alicia, I highly recommend Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds. They are incredible, I have been using their seeds for the past couple of years and always have terrific yeilds. I've used Victory Seeds as well, but I always find myself returning to Baker Creek. I'm also in Phoenix, so if I can get their seeds to grow, I am sure you will have no problem. I will be interested to see how things turn out, we've been thinking about making a move to Portland.

linda

http://gurneys.com/

My Father's gardens always covered acres...and he swore by Gurney.

http://gurneys.com/

vintage market place

no help here, I grow rocks and dirt in my garden, lol
This climate isn't great for outdoor gardens.
Your home sounds and looks so cozy and warm.
It is finally a gray morning here and I so want to get out and enjoy it. A random rain drop may finally fall I will wait like it is falling snow.
enjoy your sewing.
Amy

Christy

I'm going to make a thrid vote for Baker Creek Seeds. They're truly a homegrown company with a heart. Their seeds are first class, non-GMO and organic. Their west coast operations are in Petaluma, where they saved an old bank building by setting up a storefront. All of the seeds are wrapped in old-fashioned earthy paper envelopes. They are so very wonderful.

Brandy

I second the Seed Savers. Beautiful pictures and great selections!

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