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Re: Catalogs


Here're the ones we recommend highly to Master Gardeners, community gardeners and school teachers. 

MASTER GARDENER VOLUNTEER TRAINING PROGRAM
Favorite Mailorder Gardening Catalogs
February 1999
University of California Cooperative Extension
2 Coral Circle, Monterey Park CA 91755
Phone (323) 838-4532, Fax (323) 838-7408, email ydsavio@ucdavis.edu

Most have free catalogs and offer a wide selection of vegetable and flower seeds.  Some have plants, books and supplies.  Specialties are indicated in parentheses.

Abundant Life Seed Foundation
P. O. Box 772
Port Townsend, WA 98368
(360) 385-5660
abundant@olypen.com
(Organically-grown seed, suited to cool summers)

Bountiful Gardens
18001 Shafer Ranch Rd.
Willits, CA 95490
(707) 459-6410
bountiful@zapcom.net
(Organic, heirloom, intensive planting)

Burpee and Burpee Heirloom
300 Park Avenue
Warminster, PA 18991-0001
(800) 888-1447
fax (800) 487-5530
www.burpee.com
(Best variety choices, good cultural information)

Cook’s Garden
PO Box 535
Londonderry, VT 05148
(800) 457-9703
fax (800) 457-9705
www.cooksgarden.com
(Many lettuces, greens, herbs)
Evergreen Y. H. Enterprises
333 City Blvd. West
Orange, CA 92868
(714) 938-3212
eeseeds@aol.com
(Oriental varieties)

Gardens Alive!
5100 Schenley Place
Lawrenceburg, IN 47025
(812) 537-8650
fax (812) 537-5108
gardener@gardens-alive.com
(Organic pest control)

Hermosa Valley Garden Seeds
P. O. Box 1409
Santa Maria, CA
(877) 834-7333
fax (805) 925-4140
(California-grown)

High Country Gardens
2902 Rufina Street
Santa Fe, NM 87505-2929
(800) 925-9387
fax (800) 925-0097
(Drought-tolerant plants)

J. L. Hudson, Seedsman
Star Route 2, Box 337
La Honda, CA 94020
(surface mail only)
(Ethnobotanical seeds from around the world)

Johnny's Selected Seeds
1 Foss Hill Road
RR 1 Box 2580
Albion, Maine 04910-9731
(207) 437-4301
fax (800) 437-4290
http://www.johnnyseeds.com
(Excellent cultural information)

Larner Seeds
Box 407
Bolinas, CA 94924
(415)   868-9407
(California-grown)

Le Jardin du Gourmet
P. O. Box 75
St. Johnsbury Ctr., VT 05863-0075
(800) 659-1446
fax (802) 748-9592
(Small, inexpensive sample packets)

A. M. Leonard, Inc.
241 Fox Dr.
P. O. Box 816
Piqua, Ohio 45356-0816
(800) 543-8955
fax (800) 433-0633
www.amleo.com
(Quality tools)

Lockhart Seeds
PO Box 1361
Stockton, CA 95201
(209)   466-4401
(California-grown)

Moon Mountain Wildflowers
Box 725
Carpinteria, CA 93014
(805) 684-2565
www.ss-seeds.com
(California-grown)

Native Seeds/Search
526 N. Fourth Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85705
(520) 622-5561
desert.net/seeds/home.htm
(Heirloom, American Indian varieties)

Nichols Garden Nursery
1190 N. Pacific Hwy. N.E.
Albany, OR 97321
(541) 928-9280
www.gardennursery.com
(Fun and theme collections, suited to cool summers)

One to Grow On, Inc.
P. O. Box 5372
Virginia Beach, VA 23471
(888) 383-2240
fax (888) 383-2239
(Ergonomic tools)

Ornamental Edibles
3622 Weedin Court
San Jose, CA 95132
(408) 946-7333
www.ornamentaledibles.com
(“Pretty” edibles)

Park Seed
1 Parkton Ave.
Greenwood SC 29647-0001
(800) 845-3369
fax (864) 941-4206
info@parkseed.com

Peaceful Valley Farm Supply
P. O. Box 2209
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(888) 784-1722
fax (530) 272-4794
(Sustainable techniques, supplies)

Pinetree Garden Seeds
Box 300
New Gloucester, ME 04260
(207) 926-3400
fax (888) 52-SEEDS
superseeds@worldnet.att.net.superseeds.com

Plants of the Southwest
Agua Fria Rd.
Route 6, Box 11A
Santa Fe, NM 87501
(505) 438-8800
www.
plantsofthesouthwest.com
(Drought-tolerant plants)
Seed Savers Exchange
3076 North Winn Road
Decorah, IA 52101
(319) 382-5990
fax (319) 382-5872
(Heirloom)

Seeds Blum
27 Idaho City Stage Rd.
Boise, ID 83716
fax (208) 338-5658
www.seedsblum.com
(Organic, heirloom, theme collections)

Seeds of Change
Box 15700
Santa Fe, NM 87506
(888) 762-7333
www.seedsofchange.com
(Heirloom, drought-tolerant)

Shepherd's Garden Seeds
30 Irene Street
Torrington, CT 06790
(860) 482-3638
fax (860) 482-0532
www.shepherdseeds.com
(Gourmet, baby varieties)

Territorial Seed Company
Box 157
Cottage Grove, OR 97424
(541) 942-9547
www.territorial-seed.com
(Organic, heirloom)

Theodore Payne Foundation
10459 Tuxford St.
Sun Valley, CA 91352
(818) 768-1802
theodorepayne@juno.com
(Southern California originated and grown wildflowers, drought-tolerant plants)

Thompson & Morgan
P. O. Box 1308
Jackson, NJ 08527-0308
(800) 274-7333
fax (888) 466-4769
(Many beautiful pictures, helpful cultural information)

Twinleaf
The Thomas Jefferson Center for Historic Plants
Monticello
Post Office Box 316
Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
(Many varieties grown by or at time of Jefferson)

Vermont Bean Seed Company
Computer Operations Center
Vaucluse, SC 29850-0150
(802) 273-3400
(803) 663-0217
fax (888) 500-7333
(Excellent cultural information)

Yvonne Savio
Common Ground Garden Program Manager
University of California Cooperative Extension in Los Angeles County
2 Coral Circle, Monterey Park, CA 91755
Phone:  323-838-4532
Fax:            (323) 838-7408
Email:          ydsavio@ucdavis.edu
Website:        celosangeles.ucdavis.edu

Volunteers of the Common Ground Garden Program--Master Gardeners, Master Food Preservers, Gardening Angels (school gardens), and Community Gardens--help low-income county residents grow more of their own food. 



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