Category Archives: seed catalogs

The Territorial Seed Company 2019 Catalog

One of my favorite seed catalogs has arrived.   I always find plenty of things I’d like to grow in their catalog pages. Here are some of their featured plants for 2019:   I love their artful seed packets, which include … Continue reading

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Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds 2019 Catalog

What a nice surprise that this catalog came in the mail today.   I don’t usually get a copy so early. I’ve decided to try more flowers from seed this year so I can have them everywhere.   Here are the opening … Continue reading

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Garden Catalogs in the Mail

The Pinetree Garden Seeds Catalog was the first arrival of the season.  I love when the catalogs start coming in.  Paging through them and dreaming of next year’s garden gets a person through many a gray November and December.   I … Continue reading

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In the Mailbox: R. H. Shumway’s 2018 Illustrated Garden Guide

In today’s mail, a new catalog for 2018 from R. H. Shumway.  They’re celebrating their 148th year.  Owned, according to Dave’s Garden by Jung Nursery, they have their own unique personality. Opening the catalog is like a trip to the … Continue reading

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Garden Catalogs: Early Arrivals

It is bitterly cold as it hasn’t been in ages.  Luckily, a gardener need never despair, or care about the current weather.  The new year’s garden always lies ahead, and seed and plant catalogs fuel dreams of warm air, blue … Continue reading

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Garden Planning For 2017: Seed Companies

I’m preparing for spring, one of the happiest things a person can do.  Mondays in November I’ll post some of my strategies for dreaming of next year’s garden in advance.   I’m thinking of ordering from just a few seed companies … Continue reading

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Stokes Seeds 2016 Gardening Guide

In a rather grand surprise, Stokes Seeds 2016 catalog has a new look and focus.  Stokes has always seemed to me to be largely aimed at people with small farms.  This year, as you can see on the cover, they … Continue reading

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