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Heirloom seed and plant sources.

There are many sources of heirloom seeds and plants located in the US and Canada. A number of them are listed here.

Abundant Life Seed Foundation, PO Box 772, 930 Lawrence St., Fort Townsend, WA 98368; ph. (360)385-5660; Fax: (360)385-7455; www. Rare, unusual, and heirloom species. Open-pollinated and naturalized seed. Catalog $2. Will ship to Canada

Amity Heritage Roses, PO Box 357, Hydesville, CA 95547; ph (707) 768-2040;; <>. Online catalog selling about 100 own-root varieties of antique and classic modern roses. Annual e-newsletter available. Year-round shipping in small pots $9 each plus S&H.

Backyard Biodiversity/Morning Dew Farms, 646 Lakewood Dr, P.O. Box 3022 Lake St Louis,MO 63367. Heirloom tomatoes, vegetables, flowers, herbs.

Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds, 2278 Baker Creek Road Mansfield MO 65704 (417) 924-8917; <>. Heirloom and non-hybrid seeds.

Becker's Seed Potatoes, RR#1 Trout Creek, Ontario, Canada P0H 2L0 (517) 223-8750. Seed potatoes -- many colors; recommended by Ronnigers for Canadian residents.

Bountiful Gardens,18001 Shafer Ranch Road Willits, CA 95490 (707) 459-6410: <>; Veggies, rare and heirloom seeds, herbs, compost crops, seeds and grains, supplies, organics. European heirloom vegetables. Free catalog in U.S., $2 (U.S.) to foreign addresses. Will ship seeds to Canada.

Burford Brothers, Rt. 1, Monroe,VA 24574; ph. (804) 929-4950. Old apples. Catalog $2.

Classical Fruits, 8831 AL Hwy 157 Moulton, AL 35650; ph. (205) 974-8813 Old apples, other tree fruits. Free catalog.

Corns, Rt. 1 Box 32, Turpin, OK 73950; ph. (580) 778-3615. Open-pollinated corn. LSASE for info/price list $1.

Fox Hollow Herb & Heirloom Seed Co., P.O. Box 148, McGrann, PA. 16236; ph. (412) 763-8247. All kinds of heirloom vegetable, herb, flower seeds.

The Fragrant Path, P.O.Box 328, Fort Calhoun, NE 68023. Fragrant flowers and herbs. Seeds of fragrant varieties as well as old fashioned scentless varieties. Catalog $2 U.S., $2 Canadian.

Irish Eyes - Garden City Seeds, PO Box 307, Thorp, WA 98946; ph. (877) 733-3001; <>. Vegetables. Hardy varieties, many are heirloom, organic and/or open-pollinated. Potatoes and garlic. Free catalog. Will ship Seeds to Canada.

Good Seed Co., PO Box 1485, Tonasket, WA 98855. Heirloom and cold-hardy vegetable, flower and herb seeds. On-line catalog at or send for a free seed list.

Greenmantle Nursery, 3010 Ettersburg Rd., Garberville, CA 95440; ph. (707) 986-7504. Antique apples, fruits, old roses. Long SASE for rose list; catalog $3.

Grianan Gardens, P.O. Box 14492, San Francisco, CA 94114. Old/English flowers/herbs. Catalog. $1.

Heirloom Gardens, 447 Amesbury Rd., Lancaster, PA 17601; ph. (717) 569-5906;; <www.>. Antique (prior to 1920) flower, vegetable, & herb seed. Packets are $1.85 each. Catalog $1

Heirloom Seeds, Box 245, West Elizabeth, PA 15088-0245; ph. (412) 384-0852; <>; Heirloom tomatoes & other vegetables, flowers, herbs. Catalog $1 (refundable with order).

Heirloom Seed Project -- Landis Valley Museum, 2451 Kissel Hill Rd., Lancaster, PA17601; ph. (717) 569-0401; Fax (717) 560-2147. Heirloom vegetables, antique scionwood, ornamentals, herbs. Catalog $4.

Howe Sound Seeds, Box 109, Bowen Island, BC, Canada V0N 1G0; ph. (604) 947-0016; Fax (604) 947-0945; Specializes in open-pollinated vegetable varieties grown in the Howe Sound region of B.C. during the late Victorian period (1885-1901). Most seed 50 cents. U.S customers, $1, Canadians send four first class stamps.

Mary's Garden, 1590 CR 239, Hico, TX 76457; ph. (254) 796-4041. Broad selection of heirloom Bearded iris. Catalog $2, refundable with order.

D. Landreth Seed Co., 180 West Ostend St., P.O. Box 6426, Baltimore, MD 21230; ph. (800) 654-2407;Fax (410) 244-86353. America's oldest seed company since 1784. Catalog $2.

Long Island Seed Co., 1368 Flanders Rd., Flanders, NY 11901; ph. (516) 369-0257. Vegetable "blends," genetic diversity. Free catalog/list

Mapel Seeds, P.O. Box 551, North Grafton, MA, 01536-0551. Heirloom flowers, herbs, vegetables. Good source for fragrant pinks. Catalog $1.

Mendocino Heirloom Roses, P.O. Box 670, Mendocino, CA 95460; ph. (707) 937-0963; Fax (707) 937-3744; <>; gdaly Heritage roses on own roots. Free informative price list.

Old House Gardens, 536 W. Third St., Ann Arbor, MI 48103; ph. (734) 995-1486; Fax (734) 995-1687; <>; Antique bulbs from 1200s-1950s, narcissus & tulips, books, some bulbs for the South. U.S. shipping only. Catalog $2.

Old Sturbridge Village Seed Store, Old Sturbridge Village Rd., Sturbridge, MA 01566-1198; ph. (508) 347-3362 ext. 270; Fax 347-5375. Heirlooms - vegetables, flowers, herbs. Catalog $1.

Perennial Pleasures Nursery, 2 Brickhouse Rd., East Hardwick, VT 05836; ph. (802) 472-5104; <>. Catalog $2. Historic flowers.

Redwood City Seed Company, P.O. Box 361, Redwood City, CA 94064; ph. (650) 325-7333; <>. Free catalog; carries different varieties than usual. Will ship to Canada

Roses Of Yesterday and Today, 803 Brown's Valley Rd., Watsonville, CA 95076-0398; ph. (831) 728-1901; <>. Rare and unusual roses, cycle in 100 varieties a year out of over 200. Shipping only in January for 2001. Send address to be on mailing list.

Sandhill Preservation Center, 1878 230th St., Calamus, IA 52729. Heirloom garden seeds and rare breeds of poultry. Squashes, tomatoes, and sweet potatoes unavailable anywhere else.

Schliefert Iris Gardens, 9515 Hwy. 50, Murdock, NE 68407; ph. (402) 234-4172. Many older irises. LSASE

Seed Dreams, 231 Fair Ave., Santa Cruz, CA 95060. Heirloom vegetable seeds. Catalog $2.

Seed Savers Exchange, 3076 N. Winn Rd., Decorah, IA 52101; <www.>. A membership group dedicated to saving antique and heirloom varieties. Membership fees $25-$30. Free brochure.

Seeds Of Change, P.O. Box 15700, Santa Fe, NM 87506-5700; ph. (505) 438-8080; FAX (505) 438-7052; Heirloom vegetables. Carry many different grains such as amaranth, millet, quinoa, etc. Tomatoes (65 varieties) and other vegetables. Unusual varieties. All organically grown.

Seeds West Garden Seeds, 317 14th St. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104; (505) 843-9713; <www.seedswestgarden>. Heirloom open-pollinated vegetable seeds along with cottage garden & native seeds for short-season Western gardens. Catalog $2.

Select Seeds, 180 Stickney Rd., Union, CT 06076; ph. (203) 684-9310; <http://>. Seeds for antique and heritage perennials, annuals, and vines, books on same; informative descriptions. Catalog $3. Will ship to Canada

Southern Exposure Seed Exchange, P.O. Box 460-C, Mineral, VA 23117; ph. (540) 894-9480; fax (540) 894-9481; <>. Mostly vegetable seed, some herbs & flowers, onions, garlic, books and supplies. Detailed descriptions, instructions, etc. Mostly open pollinated heirloom varieties, many especially for the climates of the Mid-Atlantic states. Catalog $2.

Southern Oregon Organics, 1130 Tetherow Rd., Williams, OR 97544 Heirloom vegetables, some herbs. Free catalog/list.

Spring Valley Nursery, 11096 Spring Valley Ln., Delaplane, VA 22025; ph. (540) 364-3160; <crhoysa@posh.>. Thirty varieties of container grown antique apples, plus a few new varieties. All on semi-dwarf rootstock and container grown.

Thomas Jefferson Center for Historic Plants, Monticello, P.O. Box 316, Charlottesville, VA 22902; ph. (804) 984-9821; Fax (804) 984-0358; <>. A few plants, some fruit trees, and seeds collected from the gardens of Monticello. Other Jeffersonian gardening related items. Catalog $2.

Underwood Gardens (Aka Greenseeds), 4381 Maple Ave., Bensonville, IL 60106. Heirloom vegetables, herb, flower seeds. Catalog $1.

Woodwinds Nursery, RR1, Bluevale, ON Canada N0G 1G0; ph. (519) 335-3749. Rare fruit trees, old-fashioned, connoisseur and hardy. Custom grafting service, native trees and shrubs. Catalog $2 (Canadian).
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