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Shop Guide: Seed Sources

Find out where to buy heirloom seeds, from squash, carrots, and even eggplants, with our source guide.
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Family-owned since 1892, Chas. C. Hart Seed Co. offers 43 varieties of heritage vegetables and flowers.

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Baker Creek carries one of the largest selections of seeds from the 19th century; has become a tool to promote & preserve our agricultural & culinary heritage. All of our seed is non-hybrid, non-GMO, non-treated and non-patented. We do not buy seed from Monsanto-owned Seminis. We boycott all gene-altering companies. www.rareseeds.com -- well, that's good to know! :D

flower seed packet by Nancy Hart

Seed source: Baker Creek, which stocks seeds for more than 1,400 heirloom plants.

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The seed packets from Renee's Garden feature a hand-drawn watercolor portrait, growing instructions, planting charts, tips, and cooking ideas.