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Positive tzada
(2 reviews)
On Apr 8, 2015, tzada Lake City, FL wrote:

Off and on over several years I have dealt with this company. I have found that they often have seeds that can be found nowhere else. Will they have them exactly when I want them? Not always. Some times there is a wait, but I always got the seeds, until one day.....

What I did get was a nice note of explanation detailing the reason that seed was no longer available and a full refund. I like their seeds and I like them.

Positive paulobessa
(6 reviews)
On Dec 5, 2014, paulobessa Porto,
Portugal (Zone 9a) wrote:

Generally positive.

However you must know how it works.
You have a great variety of very rare seeds but most of them unavailable. You will be charged only for what is available and send that. Then, if something gets available let's say 1 year from now, you will be charged and send that package of seeds.

Seeds seem to be viable all the time, at least in my case.

Their communication is not that great. They do reply and are helpful but could email when there is a new of your "wants" available and ready to be shipped.

Overall, I give them a positive reply, because there is no serious issues, you can get some really rare stuff from them.

Positive WhiteDragon
(1 review)
On Jul 25, 2013, WhiteDragon Manchester,
United Kingdom wrote:

I've used B & T for close on 5 years - some of the rarer ethno botanicals are available and quite a few are on the wanted list - doubt if anyone subscribes to the wanted list though in terms of supplying the wants so not sure about the value of it as a wish list.
In all my dealings they have been professional and very helpful, ok - price may have been on the high side and some of their suppliers may not be entirely scrupulous which I guess is difficult to monitor, overall they have given me good service.

Positive uomo
(5 reviews)
On Jan 3, 2011, uomo gent,
Belgium (Zone 8b) wrote:

This company has got to be the one with the most rare seeds and most extensive seed list available.
Their website looks plain since it only contains a dozen pictures but that's why we have search engines. It's extremely easy to order.
The seeds which are in stock will be addressed as so. So you know when you order other seeds which aren't in stock that you have to wait until they can be harvested and collected by the company from those harvesters (since they sell seeds from around the world).
I don't mind the waiting because you know you've got to wait and can see your order status to follow it up, but this way you know you'll be able to get the best quality seeds; fresh and viable.
Their prices are rather steep; well it seems steep. They sell seeds in huge amounts or large bulks(grams) and when ordering seed package you'll not know how many seeds will be included. There are seeds which are sold with quantity; like they say 15 seeds, but when I received those seeds; it were 40 seeds; so this way the price is justified.
It's also one of those addictive companies; just looking up some species and see if they have them is an exciting moment.
Fast shipping, best quality seeds, great seed count, justified prices (better to pay a bit more knowing you get viable seeds than paying less but getting nothing in return) great website and ordering service and the most extensive seed list available.

This is one of those seed suppliers or seed companies you've got to order from for at least one time; but ordering once will result in more!!!

will definitely order some more!

Positive Menk
(9 reviews)
On Jul 5, 2008, Menk Darling Downs,
Australia wrote:

A little slow both with communication and sending seed, but I understand that they source much of their seed from third parties, hence the delay at times. They try to deliver only fresh seed that is sure to germinate and we need to remember that seed is not always in season, so we may have to wait for someone to harvest the seeds that we require. Forwarding seed and packaging it all takes time.
They have an impressive list of seed and many rare plants that you simply can't get anywhere else on earth. I have always found them professional, ethical, and knowledgable.
One of my only criticisms is that many of the seeds are only available in bulk supply of 10 grams or more. Some countries have tight Custom controls and place a charge on large orders, making the seed too expensive for those who live in these countries. Surely this seed could be sold in packets. Most gardeners only want a packet of seeds, not enough to plant a crop.

Positive catalinetta
(4 reviews)
On Apr 25, 2004, catalinetta wrote:

I ordered extremely rare seeds, possibly some of the rarest out there, and they arrived promptly. Before I ordered I had a few questions and Leslie (or is it Lesley?) got back to me very quickly after each email. I am planning a big order soon!

Positive clousseau_be
(2 reviews)
On Aug 17, 2003, clousseau_be mechelen,
Belgium wrote:

I've ordered from them several times, very good quality and exellent service. Highly recommended !!
If you are looking for that special seed you cannot find anywhere else, try them !!

Positive dianthusman
(29 reviews)
On Dec 3, 2002, dianthusman Pecos, NM (Zone 5b) wrote:

I've dealt several times from the USA with the folks at B&T, and they are helpful and knowledgeable. Their seeds are good quality, and they list many species and cultivars impossible to find anywhere else. Cavils: their prices are frequently high, and many of the offerings in their plantlists and on their Website are out of stock or unavailable (ALWAYS check with them before you place an order). But a nicer bunch of people you couldn't find anywhere. You owe it to yourself to visit their website.


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