For plants, tools, planting media and seeds, go to .

For home garden tools, plants, seeds, and organic items such as alfalfa meal, soybean meal, etc., go to Zamzows

Great bulbs of yesterday for today's gardens are available at Old House Gardens-- Heirloom Bulbs., paper catalog $2

If you grow out seeds that have been passed down in your family from generation to generation, or if you’re interested in such seeds, consider joining Seed Savers’ Exchange.  Their website is at  Their mission is to save the “world’s diverse, but endangered, garden heritage for future generations by building a network of people committed to collecting, conserving and sharing heirloom seeds and plants, while educating people about the value of genetic and cultural diversity.”  They offer a catalog of seeds to the general public, and a yearbook of seeds collected by members for sale to members.  I’ve belonged for a few years, wish I had joined many years ago.

Native Seeds/SEARCH is another worthy non-profit seed preserving and selling organization.  They’re dedicated to saving the seeds of the American Southwest and northwestern Mexico.  Their website is located at . 

For information about French gardening, a French garden school and tours of French gardens, see

You’ll generally find good garden information at , look under “Gardening.”

I think it's interesting to learn how people garden in different parts of the world, too.  Look at my friend's website from southern Nova Scotia:

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   Local garden stores carry a large selection of seed vendors’ selections, but some others you may be interested in are:

Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds ( ), Johnny’s Selected Seeds  ( ), Nichols Garden Nursery ( ), Tomato Growers’ Supply ( ), and Territorial Seed Co.   ( ) . 

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