All gardeners love seed catalogues, and not only the common seed lists, but the rare and unusual. Not all nurseries deal with seeds, however some extensive catalogues are available online.
Flower seeds, Heirloom seeds and wildflower seeds are available for sale from online catalogues . Seed Catalogues are updated online regularly and provide access to a wide range of vegetable, flower and herb seeds.
Seeds ordered from catalogue will be sent by mail, some immediately, however many seeds need to be sown fresh, so will be posted at specific times of the year.
Many nurseries and supplier are still happy to post a printed catalogue, however with printing costs being high the tendency is to run more and more catalogues as online only, free publications.
List of common and unusual seed catalogues
PLANT WORLD SEEDS - phone +44 (0)1803 872939 Fax +44 (0)1803 875018
St. Marychurch Road, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 4SE, U.K.
Over 600 varieties of rare and unusual seeds sent world wide. Includes: aquilegias (columbines), campanulas (bellflowers), dieramas (angels fishing-rods), hardy geraniums, digitalis, hellebores, meconopsis and hundreds more unusual seeds
GARDENS NORTH - phone 613-489-0065
5984 Third Line Road, N. North Gower, Ontario Canada K0A 2T0
Large range of rare and unusual seeds herbaceous and woody plants.
SANDEMAN SEEDS phone. : +33 559 682 886
7 Rte de Burosse 64350 Lalongue FRANCE
Over 3000 species of seeds (worldwide) WEB: www.sandemanseeds.com
SECRET SEEDS - phone +44(0) 1398 331946
Cove Tiverton Devon EX16 7RU UK
A superb and ever changing collection of garden-worthy treasures - easily grown from seed - shipped worldwide.
TOUCHWOOD PLANTS - Carrie Thomas - phone: 01792 522443
Postal Address 4 Clyne Valley Cottages, Killay, Swansea, SA2 7DU
Unusual, rare and cottage garden plants. Extensive seed lists, also plants for sale. Specialist in aquilegias (granny's bonnets, columbines); including coloured leaf forms, scented ones and red and yellow doubles.
SPECIAL PLANTS - phone: 01225 891686
Greenways Lane, Cold Ashton, Chippenham, Wilts SN14 8LA Specialties¬?: hardy Geraniums, Grasses, hardy Impatiens, conservatory plants, tender Impatiens, Salvias, Pelargoniums, Seeds, Gardening gloves, new introductions from around the world. - e-mail: derry @specialplants.net
BARNHAVEN PRIMROSES - phone: 00 33 (2) 96 35 68 41
11 rue du pont blanc - 22310 - Plestin Les Gr?®ves.
Mail order suppliers of hand-pollinated primula seed since 1935. From our nursery in Brittany we send out seeds to customers worldwide and plants by post within France and Europe (outside Europe by special request). Includes: Primroses, Polyanthus and Asiatic Primulas - e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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