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Have been buying from this company and their sister companies for a number of years and have been very impressed with the company since Jung Seed took it over. I have only ever purchased dry beans for shelling from them, but have been well pleased with the quality and true-to-type seed.
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On Apr 30, 2003, CherylSpencer Colorado Springs, CO wrote:
I placed an order in January, and a lot of the seeds I wanted to order were already out of stock. It also took 2 mos. for my order to arrive. When it did arrive, the order was correct. I probably won't order from them again unless there are some seeds I cannot find anywhere else.
This company is to beans and peas what Tomato Growers Supply is to tomatoes and peppers. You will find varieties here you can find nowhere else, including both new varieties and lots of heirlooms. Their selection on other types of vegetables is nothing to write home about, but after reading their catalog you'll want to plant nothing but beans anyway. Quality is always high.
On May 3rd, 2003, tomatodon changed the rating from positive to neutral and added the following:
This year's ordering experience was nowhere near as satisfactory as in the past. I ordered seed from eight different companies. VBS was the eighth to arrive - nearly 3 weeks after any of the others. It was too late to plant some of the seed, and there were a considerable number of out-of-stocks and back orders. I'll give them another chance, because many of their varieties really are unique, but another year like this one will be my last.
First time to order form their web site. What Happened? Most of their products never came up when selected. Also typed in the skew number and nothing happened. They better update their site, don't think I'll be back.