Comments regarding Johnny's Selected SeedsClick here to return to Johnny's Selected Seeds's listing.
You are viewing only positive comments
|On May 27, 2016, addicted2plants Saint Louis, MO (Zone 6a) wrote:
We had a fire and I lost ALL of my 5 year collection of vegetable and flower seeds. Late last night, I put in an order of $204 worth of seeds I needed. I paid $20 ish for overnight shipping because I'm under pressure to get the last items into the ground. TODAY, about 14 hours later, I got all but 2 of the seed packets! I've ordered from Johnny's for probably 10 years, but TODAY they actually made me get teary! Thank you Johnny's! You have a customer for LIFE!
|On Jul 10, 2015, OldPumpkin North Smithfield, RI wrote:
|On Jul 9, 2015, ohiofarmerjohn New Paris, OH wrote:
Johnny's is GREAT! Their products are superior, and they only carry the BEST varieties. The staff is very helpful.
|On Jan 7, 2015, Majahonke North Tonawanda, NY wrote:
I have been an annual Johnny's customer since 1985. Their offerings and service has been superb in that time. In recent years I have become more concerned about the company's direction, however. Prices are skyrocketing while I'm certain seed pack contents are diminishing. Every business has a right and duty to grow but it seems the company is losing sight of the backyard gardener. When gardening costs grow to where budgeting for it becomes necessary I have to wonder whether it is worth it anymore. Last year my Johnny's order was nearly $300. The order was inflated to take advantage of free shipping offer with enough seed to carry me at least two years. Having to think about gardening this way removes the fun and makes it more like a business even in my own yard. After 40 years of gardening I can see my relationship with Johnny's and gardening coming to an end.
|On Jul 10, 2014, Bowmore38 Glendale, AZ wrote:
I like Johnny's. They ship quickly, their prices on seeds aren't ridiculous, and they make problems right immediately. With the Shiraz snow peas, they gave everyone their money back without any drama llamas running through the garden.
|On Feb 14, 2014, reeve1 Plano, TX (Zone 8b) wrote:
Another great experience with Johnny's. The shipping was lightning fast, seed packs were well protected. Of 16 different flower varieties I'm getting in excessive of 85% germination on all but the Larkspur. But, it's only been 4 days on the Larkspur and these can take a bit longer to germinate and sprout. Thanks to everyone at Johnny's for your hard work and great seeds! It makes my job so much easier and enjoyable.
|On Dec 6, 2013, bstnh1 Barrington, NH (Zone 5a) wrote:
Have ordered from Johnny's for several years and have never been disappointed. Quality seeds, reliable, fast shipping.
|On May 2, 2013, forgottenman Pennsbury Village, PA wrote:
Bought several packets of seeds, and all (except the cucumbers and kale... haven't started those yet) are making plants. Even with suboptimal germination conditions, these seeds are sprouting at close to the rates specified on the packets. Will be buying more seeds from Johnny's soon!
|On Apr 1, 2013, Beckah Memphis, TN wrote:
I ordered packets of 'Marvel of Venice' and 'Fortex' bean seeds from Johnny's and have no-o complaints. The seeds even arrived much sooner than I anticipated. ..No problem. :) ...I'm sure I will be ordering from them again in the future.
|On Mar 31, 2013, BrisbaneAnne Brisbane, CA (Zone 10b) wrote:
Whenever I think about vegetable gardening, Johnny's Seeds come to mind. I have not been disappointed with their seeds yet over the years I have ordered from them.
|On Mar 15, 2013, susiequilts Syracuse, NY wrote:
Second year ordering from this company. Super quick shipping, well packaged. No surprises.
|On Mar 7, 2013, lilygrandma Ellijay, GA wrote:
Posted on July 22, 2010, updated March 7, 2013
On April 12th, 2010, lilygrandma added the following:
Again this year Johnny's is great at getting all the seeds to me quickly--4 days from Maine to Georgia! Can't wait to see the seeds germinate.
On July 22nd, 2010, lilygrandma added the following:
The seeds I ordered in the spring did very well. Made an order in early July, and received the entire order 4 days later. All the seeds germinated within 5 days! This company continues to please me! I recommend them highly!
On March 7th, 2013, lilygrandma added the following:
Again, quick service from Johnny's--less than a week! Their seeds always do well. Hoping this is another good year!
|On Feb 28, 2013, WillysWoodPile Kalamazoo, MI wrote:
Top Quality products. Excellent customer service. Prompt delivery. What more could a guy want? Well, I had questions about germinating Stevia seed as I had problems [actually 100% failures] in the past. I asked about this when I placed my order. A nice lady contacted me by phone and explained step-by-step how to properly germinate and grow Stevia. She obviously knew what she was talking about.
|On Feb 26, 2013, AS (Zone 7a) wrote:
Service was excellent. Their seed varieties generally seem to be aimed more at farmers/ market gardeners than home gardeners (though their lettuce section is an exception and worthy of drooling over, and the tomatoes aren't bad). But they have a nice selection of organic garden products, and their seed descriptions are refreshingly free of the hype I see in many catalogs. And wonder of wonders, the seed packets I ordered were all in stock and sent promptly.
|On Jan 23, 2013, poypoyking Columbia Heights, MN wrote:
This was my 4th year ordering seeds from Johnny's. I placed my order last Tuesday and had my seeds by Saturday. Everything has had good germination rates on my past orders and their selection is hard to beat.
|On Jan 18, 2013, jeremybro Mulvane, KS (Zone 6b) wrote:
Just received my third order from Johnny's. Surprised me because I was expecting them to hold my order until the one item that was backordered came in, but just got everything else yesterday. I placed the order four days ago. That's speedy service in my book.
|On Jan 4, 2013, pawziecat San Diego, CA wrote:
I have ordered from Johnny's Selected Seeds for many, many years. The customer service is stellar, and they consistently send a superior quality of seed, with excellent germination rates. If anyone orders from Johnny's and for any reason is not satisfied with their purchase, they should contact Johnny's customer service staff who I have found to be very helpful and will give 100 % effort to correct any problem
|On Dec 27, 2012, midvalleydad Dickson City, PA wrote:
Ordered onion plants and potatoes from these people. They were shipped separately at the correct times for planting here in Pa. Will definately order from Johnnie's again.
|On Dec 13, 2012, 8opetey Bristol, CT wrote:
So far, no problems. I got a catalog from a master gardener talk at a local garden. Seems like some of the seeds are pretty pricey. However, I'm used to buying seeds from Walmart or plants from big chain stored and I have mixed luck with them. We placed our first order this weekend and have the seeds in hand already. There were much better prices on some of their sale and internet tabs.
|On Nov 12, 2012, SeniorGardening Sullivan, IN wrote:
I think itís probably just human nature that we tend to post comments about vendors when we have a problem with them. I certainly have done so here in the past. But when I put together my list of recommended seed suppliers for a Senior Gardening posting this year, I realized that I should make a positive comment here about each of our suppliers that have performed so well over the years.
|On Aug 16, 2012, teoc Prineville, OR wrote:
I began gardening when I lived in Maine going back to 1977.
|On Jul 10, 2012, Chrisk1986 Omaha, NE wrote:
These guys are one of our main seed providers for our row crops, everything ships fast and is boxed with care.
|On Jun 16, 2012, Plor Concow, CA wrote:
I have ordered from Johnny's for around 7 years. I farm 10 acres of row crops to sell at farmer's market and buy large quantities of seed. I have always received satisfactory service from them. Johnny's process and ship quickly orders quickly.
|On May 2, 2012, noseykate SOUTH WEYMOUTH, MA wrote:
I have been ordering from Johnny's for about 2 decades. They have a unique selection of varieties. Now that I live in New England their short-season veggie strains are particularly valuable for me. The order turnaround is quick, the seed germinates well, the descriptions in the catalog are accurate. I expect to be ordering from them for the next 2 decades too.
|On Mar 27, 2012, oceanart Cranberry Isles, ME wrote:
The short version for people just looking for a reputable seed company.
|On Feb 13, 2012, southfarm Kirtland, OH wrote:
Good descriptions of seeds, good selection of specialty equipment and books. Like their use of Youtube demonstrations.
|On Feb 13, 2012, skfla500 Clearwater, FL wrote:
Excellent company (especially for a northeastern based ag/seed company). Nice selection, solid germ rate and responsive & knowledgeable customer service. AND, very good bulk pricing on quite a few of the seeds they offer.
|On Jan 28, 2012, Sherilou Panhandle Gulf Coast, FL (Zone 8b) wrote:
Posted on May 4, 2011, updated January 28, 2012
On January 28th, 2012, Sherilou added the following:
They really do have the best, healthiest seeds and the best customer service... order with confidence from this wonderful company!
|On Jan 18, 2012, jserena Woodfin, NC wrote:
I've been ordering most of my seed from Johnny's for 13 years. Top quality seeds with consistently high germination rates; excellent selection; prompt fulfillment; friendly and efficient customer service when I've ordered on the phone; and a fast, easy-to-navigate website when I've ordered online. Great company.
|On Jan 17, 2012, bbetv North Glengarry , ON (Zone 5a) wrote:
I had good germination rates, packets on sale at 1$ were a great way of ''testing'' the company. The packets were a nice big size. Customer service was prompt and curteous. Shipping was a little on the high end for what I ordered, but it is international. I will reorder from Johnny's.
|On Jan 15, 2012, AZPHATMAN Mesa, AZ wrote:
Over the years I have ordered many times from Johnny's. Aways with good results. They are more expensive than many other sites but have quality products and good customer service. If you want pelleted seeds I think they have the largest selection of any online company. If price is a major factor for you try Morgan County Seeds or FedCo Seeds.
|On Jan 15, 2012, wildflowerhoney Naples, FL wrote:
Posted on October 15, 2010, updated January 15, 2012
On January 15th, 2012, wildflowerhoney added the following:
Have ordered from multiple times. FAST SHIPPING, great products, fresh seeds. Among my favorite seed sources.
|On Jan 13, 2012, hatchingbunnies Gilbert, AZ wrote:
Just placed my 2nd order with Johnny's and was very impressed with shipping speed and customer service. Payment for my 2nd order cleared the bank on the 11th, package arrived on the 12th and I live in Arizona!
|On Dec 29, 2011, gardadore Saylorsburg, PA (Zone 6a) wrote:
I placed my first order with Johnny's on the night of Dec. 26, 2011. I was able to take advantage of some $1 sale items plus ordered things I have been looking for. I see some think the prices are higher than other places and that may be true in some cases but I figure it all averaged out in the end. The service is amazing as I received the package today, Dec. 29 and think that is pretty amazing. I will update this review once I sow the seeds this spring and summer and can comment on germination rates.
|On Sep 22, 2011, greybanks Staten Island, NY wrote:
Recently ordered a good selection of seeds for fall planting (a few different varieties of kale, chamomile, zinnia, angelica, carrots, beets), as they had interesting varieties of all of those and their planting information on the website was very helpful. Plus, their printed catalog is a joy to browse, and the size of a small phone book. Good reference guide.
|On Aug 14, 2011, shepherdlady Wellsville, NY (Zone 4a) wrote:
I have ordered seeds for two years from Johnnys, and have been very satisfied with pricing, packaging, shipping and germination. I will definitely order from them again.
|On Jul 19, 2011, uptownsue Denver, CO wrote:
Using high quality seeds really does make a difference and Johnney's has them. High quality seeds, excellent germination rate, and my order arrived within 3 days! Johnny's is now a permanent part of my supplier list.
|On Jun 1, 2011, axelweed Merrimack, NH wrote:
I have several packets of Johnny's seeds and I am consistently impressed with the germination rates even over years of storage in my bottom fridge drawer.
|On May 28, 2011, bluidboy78 Conway, SC wrote:
This place has a great selection of seeds. I have never had any problems with germination with their seeds. The only problem I have had with this company was with a coupon code that was not processed right. I called after my credit card was charged and they took care of it instantly. This company is a must for anyone who grows vegetables from seed.