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Positive etnredclay
(5 reviews)
On Aug 1, 2012, etnredclay Spring City, TN wrote:

Incredibly low prices, great selection, & prompt shipping. The website is minimal, but I don't need fancy pages. I bought perennial flower seeds for winter sowing. Can't wait to get them in the ground. Best prices I've found on the web, and I've looked.

Positive mcsnail
(5 reviews)
On Jun 28, 2012, mcsnail Chicago, IL wrote:

Posted on May 1, 2012, updated June 28, 2012
A sensible amount of seeds for the home gardener at a wonderful price. And they actually gave me bonus seed packs that I wanted!


On June 28th, 2012, mcsnail added the following:

I also love the descriptions of the plants. No hype-and personal experience (or lack of) is related honestly. Sooo refreshing in this world of hucksterism.
Positive xiajade
(4 reviews)
On Jun 25, 2012, xiajade Clearwater, KS (Zone 6b) wrote:

Order placed on the 21st, received today. Fast shipment, accurate order. Nice handwritten thank you note on double checked invoice. Seeds packed well. Thanks, Remy!

Positive blumenlieber
(12 reviews)
On Jun 17, 2012, blumenlieber vancouver, WA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Posted on June 20, 2011, updated June 17, 2012
Received my order within a week. Remy is very very generous with the seed and that is greatly appreciated--tomato seeds are officially 15 per pack but the ones I've counted so far are closer to 25. She has such an array of tomato seed varieties (and peppers, flowers, squash, etc.) with helpful descriptions of each one, that at $1 a package I can afford to experiment and discover. Thank you, Remy!


On June 17th, 2012, blumenlieber added the following:

Excellent germination for all seeds. Thank you again, Remy!
Positive chumort
(5 reviews)
On Jun 16, 2012, chumort Chicago, IL (Zone 5b) wrote:

Very fast service. I really enjoyed the packaging and bonus seeds based on my selections. I would definitely recommend this seller.

Positive mudbugs56
(4 reviews)
On Apr 26, 2012, mudbugs56 Monessen, PA (Zone 6a) wrote:

Excellent service, excellent seeds, and I recommend them highly!

Positive taufgardner
(20 reviews)
On Mar 8, 2012, taufgardner American Fork, UT wrote:

Fantastic experience. Nice personal touch. Great germination. Could not be happier and will use Remy's company every year. I almost hate to add to the avalanche of positive reviews, because I'd like to keep this well kept secret to myself.

Positive lizzieshome52
(1 review)
On Feb 17, 2012, lizzieshome52 East Texas, TX wrote:

Fast shipping. Packaged well. Everything I ordered was there plus a bonus! Thanks!

Positive tikipod
(11 reviews)
On Feb 5, 2012, tikipod (Ang) Bremerton, WA (Zone 8b) wrote:

I placed an order for Agastache foeniculum, Agastache foeniculum 'Golden Jubilee', and Agastache rupestris ĎApache Sunsetí. I received those and a bonus Agastache a few days later.

The package arrived quickly, I received more seeds than ordered, and the price was great. I will order from again :)

Positive slackermom
(2 reviews)
On Jan 14, 2012, slackermom Williamsport, OH wrote:

I just received my third order from The Sample Seed Shop. Remy has a large selection of both uncommon and common annuals and perennials at very low prices and with reasonable shipping charges. She has expanded her selection of vegetables, too.

I had excellent germination on all of my seeds last year. The seed counts in all packs exceeded the listed count.

I would recommend The Sample Seed as a go to first seed source for any gardener .

Positive MissFeasance
(2 reviews)
On Jan 5, 2012, MissFeasance Salt Lake City, UT wrote:

Remy was awesome to deal with. Her prices were great and when I glitch popped up, she was prompt and helpful. Will be ordering from her again.

Positive bibbykitty
(36 reviews)
On Jan 3, 2012, bibbykitty San Antonio, TX (Zone 8b) wrote:

Good selection, Fast shipping! Packages very well, Great Prices!!
What more could you ask for? Highly recommend this business.

Rose

Positive wufflespring
(12 reviews)
On Dec 10, 2011, wufflespring Yoder, CO (Zone 5a) wrote:

I'm definitely going to be a repeat customer at The Sample Seed Shop. Amazing selection, wonderful prices, speedy speedy shipping, free seeds included in order, well packaged (loved the snowflake stickers on the envie), etc.... There is nothing they can do better.

I look forward to many years and many orders with The Sample Seed Shop.

Positive gardengal10000
(2 reviews)
On Dec 5, 2011, gardengal10000 Vacaville, CA (Zone 8a) wrote:

I will definitely be ordering from again. Seeds received in only a few day from order. All seed packets were filled with about double the seed count. Plus a free packet of seeds.
Thanks Remy!

Positive monkeymomr
(1 review)
On Nov 19, 2011, monkeymomr San Bernardino, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

The service was fantastic. I had put in two seperate orders and they caught that, verified that they were both my orders and then refunded the shipping for the second order. Most people I've worked with would not have gone the extra mile. They have earned a very loyal customer in me.

Positive WillysWoodPile
(12 reviews)
On Nov 19, 2011, WillysWoodPile Kalamazoo, MI wrote:

Very fast service.
Excellent packaging.
Nice website.
Personal touches make experience friendly.
The best Bang-for-your-buck prices.

Positive GardenMom13
(2 reviews)
On Nov 13, 2011, GardenMom13 New York, NY (Zone 6b) wrote:

Have ordered several times over the last couple of months after reading all the positive reviews here on DG. Each time I've had a positive experience, with the number of seeds per packet far exceeding the "official" number listed, free packets included with each order, and pricing being very reasonable for everything on the site. Remy also answers questions quickly and in a very friendly manner. I'm just getting around to starting to plant everything I've ordered (spending way too much time browsing on the website), but I'm sure germination rates will be great as per everyone else's experience. Highly recommend.

Positive stormygace
(7 reviews)
On Oct 12, 2011, stormygace kure beach, NC (Zone 7b) wrote:

Reliable germination, fast delivery, generous with gifts and very reasonable prices for seed & shipping. Wonderful! So glad I found this source or greeat tomato/herb seed! Have purchased 3 years in a row now & plan to continue!!!!

Positive Mandy97
(1 review)
On Aug 21, 2011, Mandy97 Paw Paw, MI wrote:

I ordered my items late on a Friday. I received an email Monday confirming shipment, and they were at my house by Wednesday - wow! The surprise bonus seed packet was a great pick for me.

I planted the lettuce seeds in a container on the following Friday - by Sunday I could already see the seedlings sprouting. Great experience!

Positive BlakeInCanada
(5 reviews)
On Jul 1, 2011, BlakeInCanada Kitchener
Canada (Zone 5a) wrote:

I was very happy with my experience. She answered questions I had quickly, and they had some of my favourite cultivars which I had been searching for. It took me a while to find the website, but now it's the first one I will check when looking for something.

She suggested perfect flowers to me, and the bonus packet was an apt choice. The only thing shoppers need to know is that they may have to look up germination instructions online. I do that anyway from multiple sites to feel more sure about doing it right.

I kind of regret not getting a couple of extra packets, but I'll have to wait until next year.

Positive SoTX
(8 reviews)
On Jun 9, 2011, SoTX Karnes City, TX wrote:

The service is excellent and the seeds spring right up, plus very reasonable prices--and a tomato called Pork Chop!

Positive skfla500
(5 reviews)
On May 16, 2011, skfla500 Clearwater, FL wrote:

Nice selection of seeds & excellent service. Seeds arrived within days of ordering. Very reasonable prices. Not crazy about paying shipping (I know, I'm still living in the old days...) but hers is in the moderate range & shipping charges now seem to be the rule rather than the exception. I'll update on germ rate in a few months. Overall experience very favorable, will definitely use again. Sk

Positive laspasturas
(4 reviews)
On Apr 19, 2011, laspasturas Choctaw, OK wrote:

This shop has become one of my favorite places to buy seed. She has an interesting selection and a good amount of information about the varieties she carries. Shipping has always been fast and service has always been friendly and efficient. I recommend this shop to all of my friends and family.

Positive simmran1
(5 reviews)
On Apr 15, 2011, simmran1 Burlington, IA wrote:

Remy has a diverse list of tomato seeds from cherries to large beefsteaks and in between at affordable prices. Many have been taste test verified at tomato enthusiast gatherings in her area and in Cincinnati, OH. With Paypal accepted, it doesn't get any easier to have seeds on the way in record time.
-Randy

Positive pirl
(33 reviews)
On Apr 15, 2011, pirl (Arlene) Southold, NY (Zone 7a) wrote:

When I wrote to Remy asking about Brandywine she was honest and recommended Grosse Cotelee as a favorite over said Brandywine so I ordered it along with another, Yellow Queen. They arrived swiftly, well packaged and with a free pack of seeds for another one I haven't yet tried.

I really appreciated the honesty factor!

Positive sassybutterfly8
(3 reviews)
On Apr 13, 2011, sassybutterfly8 Powder Springs, GA wrote:

I've already received my 2nd order from The Sample Seed Shop. The first one was a trial, something I do with any new seed source. I was so pleased with my first order that I promptly made a second, much larger order with her! I received the seeds VERY quickly, they are of fantastic quality and well packaged. I've only sown a few so far but they are all germinating nicely! I'm thrilled to have a new seed source from a person that really truly loves gardening and sharing the green. Thanks Remy!!! :)
Wendy

Positive phat_gardener86
(2 reviews)
On Apr 13, 2011, phat_gardener86 Madison Heights, VA wrote:

I placed an order with them and recieved my seeds rather quickly. They were very cheap and I will definately be ordering from them again!

Positive DEMinPA
(8 reviews)
On Mar 21, 2011, DEMinPA Selinsgrove, PA (Zone 5b) wrote:

First time ordering from this company. Great communication. I was told it may take five days. I received them quicker. Great family run business.

Don

Positive aileen246
(19 reviews)
On Mar 20, 2011, aileen246 Priest River, ID wrote:

Posted on January 23, 2011, updated March 20, 2011
Posted on January 3, 2011, updated January 23, 2011
Posted on December 14, 2010, updated January 3, 2011
My seed order arrived today and except for a little glitch trying to order( my lack of computer-ease), it was a very fast transaction. Remy held my hand through it, thank you,Remy. The bonus seeds were ones I've wanted to try.I have nothing but praise for this company that puts so much effort into helping their customers. And the prices can't be beat!


On January 3rd, 2011, aileen246 added the following:

Made out another order, this time for tomatoes and as with the other order, it arrived in a timely fashion. Also some good advice about growing them. Thank you for the extra seeds and the advise.
On January 23rd, 2011, aileen246 added the following:

Just couldn't resist placing another order and as before, they were here in a short time. This time it was some perennials I have always wanted to try. Will "winter sow" several of them. I appreciate the personal attention Remy gives to each order. Thank you, Remy. Everyone needs that.
On March 20th, 2011, aileen246 added the following:

Started my tomato seeds, Rio Grande and Amish Paste, on the 12th and by the 16th they were sprouting. Looking forward to a good tomato season.
Positive lanah_1
(7 reviews)
On Feb 10, 2011, lanah_1 Warren, MI wrote:

Super fast shipping! Seeds packed beautifully,and got a nice bonus seed pack .What a pleasure to do business with.

Positive celestina
(3 reviews)
On Feb 2, 2011, celestina Las Vegas, NM (Zone 5a) wrote:

Friendly, fast mailing, attractive packaging. So for so great!

Positive onedaylily
(5 reviews)
On Jan 25, 2011, onedaylily Hilliard, OH wrote:

There's just something really appealing about this company and its website. This was my first order and the 'sample' of seeds was very generous and prices reasonable.

Positive Hyblaean
(17 reviews)
On Jan 24, 2011, Hyblaean Niles, IL (Zone 5b) wrote:

Excellent first experience here, too! Great variety and small price allows me to experiment and see what will grow well for me personally. Very happy to have found this seller.

Positive isiscleo
(1 review)
On Jan 24, 2011, isiscleo Lebanon, PA wrote:

My seeds were shipped and 24 hours later arrived! All seeds are perfectly packaged in individual packs and sealed well. The store has so much to choose from. As I am a novice gardener I am able to order small amounts of seed to try out. All seeds are very reasonably priced. I would buy from this store again without hesitation. Excellent first experience with them.

Positive jwr6404
(1 review)
On Jan 21, 2011, jwr6404 University Place, WA wrote:

Have made several orders and the service was outstanding. In me she has a customer for all of my gardening life. I also send many of her seeds to my Relatives in Korea.

Positive daredevil
(16 reviews)
On Jan 16, 2011, daredevil Niagara Falls, NY (Zone 6a) wrote:

Great prices, wonderful selection, pleasant conversation, supersonic delivery and inspired bonus seeds (since she visited my garden, Remy knew I liked hot peppers, but however did she know I'd be running out of Chard seeds next year?). I'll be back.

Positive Kat_M
(1 review)
On Jan 4, 2011, Kat_M Merced, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

I've ordered many seeds on several occassions and they have always arrived quickly, and well packaged. Remy is very good at communication on receiving and sending orders and answering my inquiry about a seed that was temporarily out of stock. The seeds I've received have always been of excellent quality and good germination, and well priced as well. I highly reccommend this company, and will continue to do business with them..

Positive mellen1954
(10 reviews)
On Dec 31, 2010, mellen1954 New Providence, IA (Zone 5a) wrote:

Posted on February 9, 2010, updated January 1, 2011
One of the best "new" seed sites. Great inventory, selection, service, and price. Along with superior communication, you can't go wrong here. I will always look here first when I am purchasing seeds. HUGE tomato seed selection!


On December 31st, 2010, mellen1954 added the following:

Ordered from Remy again this year. Just as pleased as ever with what I received including the fast shipping and the bonus seeds. When ordering seeds, I come here FIRST! Thank you!!!
Positive sundog2010
(1 review)
On Dec 29, 2010, sundog2010 Milwaukee, WI wrote:

Like everyone else says...fast, inexpensive and plenty of seeds

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