Image credit: Dan Duchars
Image credit: Mark Scott
Thompson & Morgan are continuing to operate as normal during the lockdown. They are the best place to pick up a bargain pack off seeds. On their seed clearance page, you can pick up everything from lettuce to cactus seeds for just £1.
Kew Royal Botanic Gardens are usually a beautiful retreat for London residents and tourists in the summer. However, until the gardens reopen we will have settle for their beautifully packaged seeds. The Kew heritage boxes are filled with selections of herbs, sweet peas and scented flowers.
Alternatively, beetroot is another plant that is perfect to grow from seed if you a novice or lazy gardener. ‘The Beetroot Moneta is perfect for the lazy gardener as no thinning is required,’ explains Louise. ‘There’s no need to remove any of the plants that are growing too close together, so it couldn’t be easier.’
Getting seeds delivered to your door is the most efficient way to kick-start your vegetable garden.
Known for its rare varieties, Baker Creek expertly curates its seed selections. From seasonal florals to any—and every—kind of pepper imaginable, this will be your new one-stop shop for garden seeds.
Kitazawa has a fabulous selection of traditional Asian produce. From edamame to bok choy, the company prides itself on its Japanese heirloom seeds.
Celebrating 150 years of “gardening friendship,” Park Seed sees the act of gardening as a way to enrich the soul. Offering specialized kits for indoor growing and shade-tolerant plants, this company has all your bases covered.
During this period of sheltering at home for much of America, vegetable gardening has quickly become one of the nation’s top pastimes. Not only is it a great way to get outdoors, but done well, it can also (eventually) limit the number of trips you’ll have to make to your local grocery store. If you’re thinking about planting a garden but aren’t sure where to start, look no further—ELLE Decor has found the best direct-to-consumer seed companies that specialize in organic produce. The best part: Some even have teams of gardeners who can guide you in your efforts from start to finish. So get planting!
Preserves heirloom seeds
To take the overall natural aesthetic in your home and garden to new heights, popular retailer Terrain has seed kits, gifts, decor, and furniture to make your garden your new oasis. Popular options include seeds to attract pollinators, cut flower seeds, vegetable garden seeds, seed patches, and seed paper.
Long company history of expertise
Seeds of Change
No hybrid or GMO varieties
Another powerhouse seed provider, Eden Brothers has flower seeds, wildflower seed mixes, vegetable seeds, herb seeds, heirloom seeds, organic seeds, flowering bulbs, and perennials. All of their seeds are non-GMO and they have the largest variety of seeds in the United States.
Providing seeds for over 140 years, this experienced company is a staple among the seed world. While you can find Burpee seeds at many other retailers, the most variety comes directly from the company itself. Seeds are organized by vegetables, flowers, herbs, perennials, herbs, fruit, heirloom, and organics. You can find multiple varieties of each, as well as the type of growth and conditions that they prefer.
Most consumers are familiar with The Home Depot as a one-stop shop for home repair, renovation, and improvement. They also have a decent garden section. If you are working on multiple projects around your home and just want to place one order, The Home Depot is a great place to do it. Plus, they have brick-and-mortar stores, so returns are generally easier than online-only retailers.