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Guide to Gardening by Mail, Mail Order Gardening, and Catalogs

The Garden Watchdog is a free directory of 7,861 mail order gardening companies. Here gardeners share their opinions on which companies really deliver on quality, price and service.

After you review the Introduction and Acceptable Use Policy, you can share your own mail-order experiences, or use our search and browse features to find reputable sources for all your gardening needs.

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Since 1994, 4,390 companies have been reviewed in the Garden Watchdog, and 82,829 comments have been posted (55,907 positive, 11,482 neutral, 15,440 negative) by 42,913 customers.

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The Watchdog 30

These 30 companies are currently the most highly rated within our entire database. Each of them is listed here because of feedback from their customers.

Most Recently added ratings

ksdrechsel Negative Nature Hills Nursery
NewbiePeppie Positive Pepper Joe's Inc.
Garush Neutral National Arbor Day Foundation
Lovehum Negative Lazy S'S Farm & Nursery
jennib2774 Positive Stark Brothers Nurseries & Orchards Company
bunnyholmes Positive J.L. Hudson, Seedsman
1_Acre_Garden Positive New Hampshire Hostas
willworkfordirt Positive Direct Gardening
my_gardens_rock Positive Hallson Gardens
jhemmer01 Negative Garden Grower (
flowermaiden2 Neutral Dutch Gardens
Adrienneny Positive Sooner Plant Farm (Shop Smarter Shop Sooner)
andierose Positive American Meadows
PNRead Neutral Neuton Mowers
Adrienneny Positive Colonial Creek Farm
yorkieone Positive
Adrienneny Negative High Country Gardens
greenheart107 Positive New Hampshire Hostas
utahxericman Negative High Country Gardens
MarianneME Positive New Hampshire Hostas
congminglaoshi Positive O'Bannon Springs Daylilies
JudyF Positive Le Jardin du Gourmet (Artistic Gardens)
MNASC Negative White Flower Farm
lswanb Positive A Nearly Native Nursery
jmgkg0 Negative Florida Hill Nursery
richK Positive Karchesky Canna
Wrestle215 Negative Summerstone Nursery
jstrbck Negative The Hosta Farm
ignote Neutral Wayside Gardens
ssisinni Positive Trio Nursery
wormwould Negative The Hosta Farm
drstephenjones Negative Canning Perennials
aechacko Positive Forestfarm
marcia2peterson Positive Singing Tree Gardens
nailbndr Negative Doyle's Thornless Blackberry
laladyr Positive Romence Gardens & Greenhouses
radicalgeezer Negative House of Wesley
TBebbing Positive Chris Bowers & Sons Whispering Trees Nurseries
anynameleft Negative Benner's Gardens Inc. Deer Fencing
AnneKern Negative Summerstone Nursery
iowajim Positive Essence of the tree
mopps2010 Negative The Hosta Farm
bushwackediam Positive Big Leaf Orchids
MMoniker Positive Romence Gardens & Greenhouses
thornsandmyrtle Positive High Country Roses
KarenandTom Positive Chris Bowers & Sons Whispering Trees Nurseries
JanKilpatrick Positive Chris Bowers & Sons Whispering Trees Nurseries
ben93 Positive Chris Bowers & Sons Whispering Trees Nurseries
fb37yc Positive St. Clare Heirloom Seeds
Bryan1939 Positive Chris Bowers & Sons Whispering Trees Nurseries

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