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

The Garden Watchdog is a free directory of 8,050 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, 4,537 companies have been reviewed in the Garden Watchdog, and 89,970 comments have been posted (59,716 positive, 12,797 neutral, 17,457 negative) by 46,794 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

mwilliams54 Neutral Direct Gardening
SusanOK Positive Romence Gardens & Greenhouses
prettyeyes668 Positive Victory Seed Company
mnhtnbb Negative Nature Hills Nursery
prhstooker Positive St. Clare Heirloom Seeds
phugo Positive Sooner Plant Farm (Shop Smarter Shop Sooner)
ChrisAndBeth Positive Jackson & Perkins
robertbirder Positive A Nearly Native Nursery
jgoodrow Negative The Garden Patch Grow Box
Pinguicula Positive Cook's Carnivorous Plants
SallyVandy Negative Gurney's Seed & Nursery
RonaUSA Positive Victory Seed Company
IlhadoPico Negative
Germinateseeds7 Negative
Mid12nt Positive Colonial Creek Farm
Mid12nt Positive Companion Plants
happyroots Negative Double A Vineyards, Inc.
lassa8 Positive Phoenix Desert Nursery
CactusCowboy Positive Paradise Found Nursery
hanban1988 Negative Park Seed Company (aka Park's Gardens)
Domehomedee Company Message RobinSeeds
richardkarmar Positive A Nearly Native Nursery
Adventurous Negative Driftwood Gardens and Seeds
Renee2181 Positive The Tree Center
crvarvaro Negative Growjoy
proserpine Neutral Bluestone Perennials
proserpine Neutral White Flower Farm
nozpa Negative Brighter Blooms Nursery
ericprk Neutral US Perennials
weimersuzanne Negative Singing Tree Gardens
simona007 Negative Eden Brothers Seed Company
Jennawren13 Positive St. Clare Heirloom Seeds
LycheeLady Positive St. Clare Heirloom Seeds
Lorenzo99 Positive Kitazawa Seed Company
jackandhispiano Positive Air Plant Hub
munsteadwood Positive Annie's Annuals and Perennials
drmurphy Positive Kitazawa Seed Company
1vtp1 Positive Four Winds Growers
1vtp1 Positive Fast Growing Trees (formerly Empress Tree Nurseries, Paulownia Supply &
1vtp1 Positive Logee's Greenhouses, Ltd.
RoseWA Negative Reimer Seeds
1vtp1 Negative (John Silvia LLC)
esanita Neutral Indiana Berry & Plant Co.
EastOhio Negative Burgess Seed
madkaseymom Negative Daylily Paradise (Veychek Gardens & Nursery Inc.)
billc1023 Negative Spring Hill Nursery (aka
dave12122 Positive Wrightman Alpines
dave12122 Positive Old House Gardens - Heirloom Bulbs
EastOhio Negative Direct Gardening
LEdsall Positive Katz Garden Gloves

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