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

The Garden Watchdog is a free directory of 7,892 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, 4,437 companies have been reviewed in the Garden Watchdog, and 86,411 comments have been posted (57,779 positive, 12,241 neutral, 16,391 negative) by 44,817 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

UserRatingCompany
carolmo Positive Henry Field's Seed & Nursery
tarajankovic Positive Hidden Springs Nursery
katanknits Positive The Earthworks (The Fuchsia Lady
carolmo Positive Santa Rosa Gardens
carolmo Positive NewGardenPlants.com (New Garden Plants)
Billdeb1326 Positive Hosta Fever
jradford Negative The Seed Kingdom
rileyamaryllis Positive Easy to Grow Bulbs
BMyraB Positive NewGardenPlants.com (New Garden Plants)
robeezee Positive NewGardenPlants.com (New Garden Plants)
Barbara1987 Positive American Meadows
jglick Positive Porcupine Hollow Farm
Iowagardener1 Negative Direct Gardening
roncag Negative Michigan Bulb
ehinman Positive A Nearly Native Nursery
treeguy_NY Positive Forestfarm
treeguy_NY Positive Klehm's Song Sparrow Perennial Farm
treeguy_NY Positive Oriental Garden Supply
treeguy_NY Positive Lazy S'S Farm & Nursery
treeguy_NY Positive Gilbert H. Wild and Son
anywho Positive Mountain Valley Growers
LucasCatChow Positive Harmon Hill Farm
s2szahme Positive Pond Megastore
hotbuthumid Positive Bulbs N More Nursery
robeezee3 Negative Wayside Gardens
TArceo Negative Burgess Seed
robeezee3 Positive Brushwood Nursery
robeezee3 Negative Bluestone Perennials
robeezee3 Positive Romence Gardens & Greenhouses
goedric Negative peonynursery.com
Nansy Negative Pine Knot Farms
creativewriter Negative Green Fingers (greenfingers.com)
deepbluefarm Positive Honeyberry USA
cwhitney1000 Negative Romence Gardens & Greenhouses
glasstoad Negative Bluestone Perennials
TexanNNewYork Positive Stark Brothers Nurseries & Orchards Company
Alfonzo Negative Welkers Grove Nursery (giantsequoia.com)
Shaken Neutral Rolling River Nursery
Eeezy Positive Stark Brothers Nurseries & Orchards Company
RCshopper Negative Park Seed Company (aka Park's Gardens)
LibraryLady04 Negative Eldon Tropicals
Shane_0728 Negative Royal Dutch
kmrowan Negative Ison's Nursery & Vineyard
Ricksjoseph Positive Farmer Seed and Nursery
jkm1970 Negative Top Tropicals LLC
DoberDi Positive Sooner Plant Farm (Shop Smarter Shop Sooner)
shralp Negative Raintree Nursery
kyjudy Positive Caladiums Florida
rjthrelkeld Negative Evergreen Nursery
dave12122 Positive Georgia Vines

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