11 Vincentian Dr. Unit 1055
Niagara University, New York 14109 (United States)
(716) 871-1137
(716) 871-1137

Editor's Comment:

Closed No longer in business.


Posted on November 21, 2010, updated June 14, 2014
We are a family owned company started by a passionate gardener. We offer great seeds at inexpensive prices. From rare tomatoes to unusual annuals, we've got a little bit of everything, and hopefully something you must have for your garden.

posted on June 19, 2014



Displaying the 50 most recent reviews

On Jan 18, 2021, organic_tomato (11 reviews) from Tyrone, GA (Zone 7b)

I was so sad to see Remy has passed away and the website is now closed. My prayers are with her family. She left a legacy to the gardening community in unique seeds and personal attention to her customers.

On Jan 14, 2021, princesskatja (5 reviews) from Puyallup, WA

I am so saddened by her loss. Such a lovely person - always wonderful communication and great germination. A true loss to the gardening community. Rest in peace.

On Nov 15, 2020, karenpadgett (3 reviews) from Paoli, IN

Sadly, Remy passed away :(

On May 3, 2020, judyinmound (18 reviews) from Mound, MN

Posted on March 16, 2019, updated May 3, 2020 Posted on March 5, 2018, updated March 16, 2019 Posted on March 5, 2017, updated March 5, 2018 Posted on December 27, 2015, updated March 5, 2017 Posted on April 2, 2015, updated December 27, 2015 Posted on September 12, 2014, updated April 2, 2015 Posted on March 1, 2014, updated September 12, 2014 Posted on January 24, 2013, updated March 1, 2014 Posted on May 29, 2012, updated January 24, 2013 Posted on March 18, 2011, updated May 29, 2012 Posted on February 18, 2011, updated March 18, 2011 My order came packaged well, the seeds look fresh, and they are VERY generous with their seed count (especially for the price). They have such a nice variety of items that it was hard for me to limit myself, but I did not hear of this company until I had placed large orders elsewhere. The shipping was very prompt. I received a much appreciated bonus seed pack.

On March 18th, 2011, judyinmound added the following: Ordered a second time from them because I'm going to be going tomato crazy this year. =D Nearly all of the seeds have germinated, which includes vegetable, herb and flowers. I'm very pleased with the prices as well.
On May 29th, 2012, judyinmound added the following: 2nd year, 3rd order - still happy and satisfied with the shipping time and germination of quality seeds. Thanks. =)
On January 24th, 2013, judyinmound added the following: This makes my third year of buying seeds from The Sample Seed shop - very pleased with the quality, service, and presence on facebook. =)
On March 1st, 2014, judyinmound added the following: 4th year of purchasing from Sample Seed Shop and still very pleased with this company. =)
On September 12th, 2014, judyinmound added the following: I love the personal touches Remy includes with all of my orders. Very appreciated. The germination rates are outstanding with her seeds. I ordered a bunch of perennials to start during the winter for more pollinators/butterflies.
On April 2nd, 2015, judyinmound added the following: Still purchasing great quality seeds that grow into vigorous plants from this wonderful shop. ^_^
On December 27th, 2015, judyinmound added the following: Still one of my favorite shops to purchase seeds from. I can ask her questions on facebook and she'll have a reply in quick time. I had asked her about some Korean Perilla and she made it available in her store! I also appreciate she carries OSSI-Pledged seeds, which means the seeds can't be patentable. One can freely grow/trade/hybridize seeds as long as they don't try to close the rights off to everyone else with a patent. Free the seeds! =)
On March 5th, 2017, judyinmound added the following: I thought I had updated this, but hadn't. =) Again, another wonderful year of ordering/receiving and growing experience with Remy's seeds.
On March 5th, 2018, judyinmound added the following: Another year with Remy's seeds. I have had such a great experience gardening with The Sample Seed Shop seeds. I've grown so many wonderful tomatoes, flowers, peppers, and so many different types of beans. I have seeds that are 7 yrs old from S.S. that are still germinating! I love the variety of flowers as well. I really love primulas and she has a good amount to offer. (I'll be trying out baby snapdragons this year too.) I've had really good success with her seeds, enjoy her gardening community online, and I will continue to purchase from The Sample Seed Shop. Thanks!
On March 16th, 2019, judyinmound added the following: Always happy with the variety, fast shipping and personal touches to the packaging. ^_^
On May 3rd, 2020, judyinmound added the following: Another year, another order. Very pleased with the variety of seeds and great pricing. I appreciate the stories and histories with special selections. Thanks so much. =)
Company representative comment on March 5, 2017:
On Mar 5, 2017 8:36 AM, The Sample Seed Shop responded with:

Thank you for taking the time to post about your experiences! It is because of great customers like you that we are still here doing what we do. I truly appreciate!

On Aug 30, 2019, brahmabantam (8 reviews) from Rimrock, WA (Zone 5b)

I have ordered from sample seed shop on several occasions now and have only rave reviews for this company. I am overdue in leaving a positive review - I should have done it sooner. I love the low prices and the seed quantities are generous in my experience given the price, and best of all I have had excellent success with plants I started and grown from sample seed shop. At this point I've ordered and grown out about 100 different items, mostly annual flowers (larkspur, cosmos, rudbeckia, tithonia, marigold etc), but also a lot of tomatoes and a handful of perennial, herbs, and vegetable seeds. (the heirloom tomato list is amazing!) The price can't be beaten for high quality seeds. There are many plants I would never have tried if I hadn't seen them at sample seed shop just because the price of seed packets is so low it makes ordering a lot of varieties do-able. My only complaint (not really a complaint - more of a wish) is that I wish they offered more of the newer hybrids in annuals and vegetables. If yes, this would be my go-to source for all seeds. Even as is, I always check sample seed shop before making a seed order elsewhere to make sure I can't find it at sample seed shop first.

On Mar 10, 2019, ConGar (14 reviews)

Posted on March 10, 2019, updated March 10, 2019 So, I almost feel like I should start with an apology as I caused her to have to update her website (just a little bit), because while I'm not pathologically opposed to PayPal I don't have PayPal and am simply not inclined to get PayPal, but this site offered a way for me to order without using PayPal. A good old fashioned but slightly slower method using snail mail, which I admit I would've been leery of doing if she wasn't a Watchdog 30 company with a 100% positive. Anyway, turns out the mailing address previously (she's already updated it so don't worry) on the site was an old one, but she still got my order and got it to me several days before I planned to email and ask if she even received it. Sadly, the order was short two seed packets (one refunded and the other to be shipped soon), but I was honestly expecting that one because I had checked the website after sending my order and noticed that one was "out of stock" and I'm not bothered by it because if I had just got PayPal and used the faster order method I'm sure I'd have gotten some. To be honest some of the flower seeds I ordered I'm not sure I can get the seed started anyway (including the one that became out of stock but I was willing to give it the old college try). Veggie seeds I can do (well I've never had much luck with carrots, but everything else) and tomato and cucumber seeds especially as I can sometimes get old (real old) seeds from them to go, but sometimes I do have trouble with flower seeds, but in one case I had the plant before and loved it but as tends to happen after a few years I noticed bugs also loved it, but even then it still returned for a couple years then alas finally stopped returning and because it was really pretty I want it again, but I spent some time in 2018 off for surgery and can't exactly afford premium prices for plants this season and so when I stumbled across The Sample Seed Shop and saw she had seeds for this plant I knew I was ordering that (even if I can't get it from seeds I hope to at least have fun trying) along with some tomato and other flower seeds. Most of the other flower seeds I ordered I'm pretty sure I can start, because I've had the plants before (gotten as plants though not seeds) and most of them go crazy reseeding themselves. But as mentioned I can't exactly afford plants this season so I decided to start them from seeds because as they've just about always gone crazy in my beds/pots I figure they should be easy enough. Still I was also feeling brave when I made my order and ordered a few I don't know if I can start. So, positive for quick shipping despite my slow method of ordering and also for the little note enclosed hoping my surgery went well - and for the record it did and I am recovered, but as mentioned sometimes when I have to write alot my handwriting will get like a Doctors these days so I try to type when I can. Also positive for the bonus packets even though one of them is also one I'm not sure I'll be able to get started from seed but as mentioned above I hope to at least have fun trying and hopefully be delightfully surprised. So now with this posted I'm off to try to start the seeds. *grin*

On March 10th, 2019, ConGar added the following: Oops, I lied. The old address is still listed under the "General Info, SHIPPING, Etc page" section, but so is the correct one, which could be confusing and may be why I myself sent my order to the wrong address. Just to be helpful the old address is still listed under the "If you do NOT want to use PayPal at all, please MAIL:" section in the smaller print. Anyway, as per the info with the order I received (if any other old dinosaur wants to order the way I did) the mailing address is: The Sample Seed Shop P.O. BOX 1055 Niagara University, NY 14109
Company representative comment on March 10, 2019:
On Mar 10, 2019 9:44 PM, The Sample Seed Shop responded with:

Thank you! I changed the address on the General Info page on the website, but I completely missed the smaller old address towards the top of the page! So I fixed it now. I also contacted Dave's Garden to change the address shown here as I can't fix that. Thanks again. I appreciate it :)

On Jul 26, 2018, irishendry (1 reviews) from Hollywood, MD

I've been ordering seeds from Remy for years and it just occurred to me I have not written a review ! Remy's sampleseeds online shop is great ! There is a great selection of veggies and flowers to choose from at great prices ! I get great germination every year ! The customer service is the best, bonus seeds are always included and shipping is always fast ! Its better than Christmas when I see a package from Remy in my mailbox ;-)

On Apr 14, 2018, nhladyslipper (1 reviews) from Tilton, NH

Great prices, large variety of vegetable, flower, and herb seeds. I received my order quickly and started planting right away. Some I did as wintersown, (sown in jugs and basically stuck out in a snow bank to sprout when nature tells them to!) The less cold Hardy I did inside under lights as it's still too cold here or they are longer season than my actual short season lol. I must say I don't think I have ever gotten such a high germination rate on seeds from anywhere else! Even the wintersown ones have sprouted in jugs and gone through snow and freezes and are still going strong. I also like that the packages are more sized to home gardeners needs. I like to have a variety of plants rather than just one kind so I really don't need huge packages of seeds like tomatoes and peppers, that would be waste of seed and money. Thank you for offer me all these benefits, I have never been disappointed with any of my orders over the last few years, since I found your company. Wish I had found it sooner!!!

On Apr 13, 2018, Pepperhead19 (3 reviews) from Houston, TX

Great company! I had a hard time narrowing down what tomato seeds I wanted from so much variety. I had some concerns and I was answered promptly. Shipping was relatively quick. Germination was almost 100%. I loved the bonus seeds she included with my order. I look forward to purchasing more from this company.

On Mar 27, 2018, suzieq0497 (1 reviews) from East Aurora, NY

This is the second year I have ordered with Remy. She is amazing! She's passionate, knowledgeable, and above all, HELPFUL. Last year I had to email her a few times to get some guidance as far as which tomatoes I wanted to grow and she got back to me promptly and with some great advice. I had an awesome harvest! So far the seeds (flowers, herbs and vegetables) I've started from this years order, and last year, are germinating wonderfully. I'm looking forward to a great harvest again this year! Overall, The Sample Seed Shop delivers personal service, great value (bonus seeds!), wonderful selection, and seeds that continue to perform. Thank you!

On Jan 23, 2018, mswillis5 (1 reviews) from Phoenix, AZ

I have shopped with The Sample Seed shop for many years. The germination rate of the seeds is amazing and the variety keeps me coming back every year.

On Jan 22, 2018, louie2 (3 reviews) from Fort Collins, CO

I have ordered from this company for years, mostly tomato seeds. I like to try new varieties and they have a wonderful selection! My current favorite is “Piglet Willie’s French Black”. This year a packet of seeds was omitted in my order, something that has never happened in all the years I’ve been ordering from them. When I contacted them, I received a prompt reply, and follow-up emails to be sure I received the seeds. The seeds arrived with a tracking number to be certain that I received them. Good job!

On Jun 30, 2017, faerygardener (12 reviews) from Murphys, CA (Zone 7a)

This was my first year ordering from Remy. Her pricing is great and she shipped in a timely manner. It's June and I have healthy robust plants from the seed I'd ordered from her shop. I'll be ordering from her again in the future.

On Jun 17, 2017, Schwager (8 reviews) from Pueblo, CO

I love, love, love this seed store! The quality and germination of seeds is excellent and super fast shipping. What I especially love, though, is the thoughtfulness of Remy. From the free seeds to handwritten notes, it feels like I'm getting beloved seeds from a friend! One of my very favorite plants in my garden was a free pink maltese cross she sent me years ago.

On Jun 9, 2017, sss56 (8 reviews) from Gastonia, NC (Zone 7b)

I order quite a few flower, herb, and vegetable seeds. Everything was well packaged and I received the order very fast. A great place to order seeds.

On Mar 27, 2017, demandy (1 reviews) from Raleigh, NC

I ordered a selection of herbs and flower seeds and all have germinated extremely well. Careful packaging and fun freebies were included, plus a reasonable price. I'm very happy.

On Mar 23, 2017, MVIsland (15 reviews) from MA, MA (Zone 7a)

Posted on January 10, 2016, updated March 23, 2017 Posted on January 10, 2016, updated January 10, 2016 I have been using The Sample Seed Shop for years now. It has to be one of the best deals in buying garden seeds on the internet. The packets are very inexpensive, excellent germination rate, a fast shipper, and the shipping rate is fair! The amount of seeds you get in a packet is hardly what I would call a "sample size", they are always the amount of seeds you find in a regular priced seed packet for more than half the price. The web site is pretty much no frills, the seeds come in a plain coin size labeled envelope with all contributes to Remy being able to her her costs way down, which is fine with me. I don't need to see a fancy seed website, fancy seed packets and pay a high price for that. Sample Seed Shop is ALWAYS my first stop every winter for vegetable and herb seeds that I plan on growing the next season. I wish I had the option for a "HIGH-FIVE" for The Sample Seed Shop, they are just awesome!

On January 10th, 2016, MVIsland added the following: Fortgot to add: The Sample Seed Shop always adds a free mystery "Bonus" seed packet with every order. And she is mindful of sending a "Bonus Seed Packet" that is in line with what type of seeds you order.
On March 23rd, 2017, MVIsland added the following: ~~~~ March 20, 2017 ~~~~~ Remy is somebody everybody can count on. I have been buying seeds from her for years now. She is honest, and cares about every single customer that places an order with her. Well over 100 comments and ZERO negative feedback! That says a LOT about Remy! She packs a lot of seeds in those plain coin envelopes.....I personally don't need to pay for fancy seed envelopes, I only care whats inside them.... Thanks again Remy.....you are one of the very few online sites I trust to buy seeds from!
Company representative comment on March 23, 2017:
On Mar 23, 2017 6:06 PM, The Sample Seed Shop responded with:

As I've said before, Thank you for taking the time to post about your experiences! It is because of great customers like you that we are still here doing what we do. I truly appreciate it!

On Feb 5, 2017, PaulF0112 (1 reviews)

I have ordered seeds from Remy for years, mostly tomato seeds. My latest was for peppers seeds and they have the same excellent quality and price. This is one of the best seed sellers on the net.

On Feb 5, 2017, RobThomas (20 reviews) from Readyville, TN

First time ordering from The Sample Seed Shop. Ordering was easy, and Remy was quick to respond to email. The website indicates a minimum of 15 seeds per pack, but every pack of seeds had at least twice that. The bonus pack that was included wasn't just an unpopular or poor seller, it was a somewhat rare and a very much in demand tomato. Will definitely order again. Thanks, Remy!

On Dec 2, 2016, PlantsnobIN (31 reviews) from Paoli, IN

Ordered and rec'd the seeds in a matter of 3 days. 3 bonus packs even on my relatively small order. Generous amounts of seeds, very low cost. Wonderful as always.

On Dec 2, 2016, SeanGB1975 (1 reviews) from Bellevue, WI

Posted on November 27, 2014, updated December 2, 2016 Posted on March 24, 2014, updated November 27, 2014 Posted on November 23, 2013, updated March 24, 2014 Great experience so far! Excellent response time and personable customer service. Prices are some of the best I've seen. Highly recommended! New favorite :)

On March 24th, 2014, SeanGB1975 added the following: Ordered for a second time, same personable and reliable service as the first time. Having great success with my first seeds! Everything germinated but my Monkey Ass tomatoes. Not sure if Remy is trying to tell me something...
On November 27th, 2014, SeanGB1975 added the following: 3rd time ordering and same great personable service...love the bonus seeds. Last year I had excellent germination rates with her seeds, very generous with the qty of seeds provided. I recommend The Sample Seed Shop to anyone and everyone! Thanks Remy.
On December 2nd, 2016, SeanGB1975 added the following: 4th time ordering from The Sample Seed Shop and same great results, as far as price, speed, professionalism, and selection. In years past I've had great germination results so I expect the same. Besides all of the above, I love the small business feel and attention you genuinely receive from this place. You can tell Remy loves what she's doing. Thanks again!
Company representative comment on March 24, 2014:
On Mar 24, 2014 8:22 PM, The Sample Seed Shop responded with:

Oh no! But that was funny. I do have a small stash of them still, so I can send you another pack. I just need to know which Sean this is so I can send a new pack.

On Jun 9, 2016, Pinetucky (49 reviews) from Swainsboro, GA (Zone 8b)

This is one of my favorite sources for seeds. The seeds are always true to name and germinate well. My latest order was shipped quickly, and although it was a small order, Remy still included bonus seeds! I am never disappointed ordering at The Sample Seed Shop.

On Feb 17, 2016, Lilyhazen (13 reviews) from Ellijay, GA

Great, quick service. Last year my Monkey Ass tomatoes did not do well, but I was not able to give them as much attention. I look forward to trying them again this year, along with some various types of greasy beans!

On Jun 5, 2015, mom2goldens (21 reviews) from Carmel, IN (Zone 5b)

Posted on January 30, 2010, updated June 5, 2015 I found the Sample Seed Shop through DG, and was pleasantly surprised at the variety of seeds offered. The website was easy to navigate, and had good information and photos on their plant descriptions. I found several tomatoes that I wanted to try. Once my order was placed, I received my confirmation and seeds very quickly. A good value for the # of seeds received, and shipping is very reasonable. A great first experience with this company.

On June 5th, 2015, mom2goldens added the following: Have been ordering from Sample Seed Shop for several years now and have been very pleased with the variety of seed, great germination and friendly service. Love being able to order smaller amounts of seed at a reasonable price. This is the first place I check when selecting tomato and other seeds for my garden.

On Jun 5, 2015, Gully (15 reviews) from Ellicott City, MD

Posted on May 15, 2014, updated June 5, 2015 Posted on May 1, 2013, updated May 15, 2014 Seeds arrived quickly and in very nice packages with artwork on both the seed packs and mailing label. Even though I had a small order, bonus seeds were included. A very nice experience!

On May 15th, 2014, Gully added the following: Just received my second order. Such a nice variety of seeds to choose from and a bonus packet is always enclosed with seeds suited for your growing zone. Seeds from the last order grew beautifully and I am sure I will be well pleased with the germination rate this year as well.
On June 5th, 2015, Gully added the following: Received two orders for this planting season. As always, the germination rate is fantastic. The detailed web site helps you to decide what will be a good fit for your garden and the bonus seeds you get with your order are always a treat!

On Apr 25, 2015, Angelady7 (1 reviews) from Ruidoso, NM (Zone 6a)

This was my first time ordering. Everything was shipped quickly without issues. Customer service is the best I've seen when ordering seeds. I will definitely order again and highly recommend her site to friends. You won't be disappointed!

On Apr 24, 2015, SamNJ (2 reviews) from South Amboy, NJ

This is by far my favorite place to order seeds from. With other seed catalogues, I tend to wait for a good sale before I order and then shipping seems to take forever. The Sample Seed Shop ALWAYS has great prices and fast shipping. I love the quality of the seeds and have never had a problem with germination. I received my most recent order in the mail yesterday (love the cheerfully decorated package) and started planting the new seeds right away. As usual, there was a generous amount of seeds in each seed packet. And the bonus pack went along great with the "theme" of the other seeds I ordered. It's a pleasure to order from this company and I have no doubt I'll continue to do so.

On Apr 16, 2015, Kellywpa (1 reviews)

Posted on April 1, 2015, updated April 16, 2015 This was my first order with The Sample Seed Shop and I was already impressed with Remy before my order came. I went to her site based on reviews here. My seeds just came today so I can't say whether or not there are germination issues, but based on reviews, I am not expecting any and am planning my second order in another week or so. I placed my order when Remy was away for two weeks so I knew I would have to wait until she got back before it was shipped. She kept her website updated daily to post what date orders had been processed thru so you had an an idea of where you stood in the process. I had a question on my order and she responded immediately. I enjoyed reading the descriptions of the various plants she had - they had a personal, honest touch and aren't the usual scientific descriptions most places use. Although I did not order them, my favorite was the one that she was was very ugly but smelled great so stick them in the back. Doubt you would read that anyplace else!

On April 16th, 2015, Kellywpa added the following: I received my 2nd order the other day and as I was with the first order, I am very happy with the service and selection that Remy provides. The seeds from the first batch two weeks ago are all coming along nicely. I can’t wait until we are past the last frost times so I can get them outside and show them off!

On Mar 4, 2015, johnboyjjm (1 reviews) from Artemus, KY (Zone 6b)

Received my 2cd order placed with Remy last week. Everything went very smooth and was in order. Great company and great people. Thanks for the bonus packet too. I will be ordering again.

On Feb 9, 2015, LanfrancoLeo (9 reviews) from Harrisburg, PA

Posted on November 21, 2013, updated February 9, 2015 Posted on November 12, 2013, updated November 21, 2013 I will keep updating the post, I am a first time customer for sample seed shop. I ordered a good amount of seed from Remy the owner of this company and I could not be happier so far...The reason because I am very happy with this company are actually 4: 1. The shipping is fast (less than a week from order to arrive) 2. Remy is ultra nice trying to accommodate the need of her costumers (I am the living proof) 3. The prices are really affordable 4. She alway have a nice bonus seed pack! Soon I will update my experience about the quality of the seeds!!!

On November 21st, 2013, LanfrancoLeo added the following: 11/20/13 update, after around 4 days from sowing my phacelia campanularia (california bluebell) already germinate!!!! Proof that my positive comment was not wrong
On February 9th, 2015, LanfrancoLeo added the following: 2015 update I come back to Remy to order some more fun variety that I did not tried last year. Since the result of last year (very good quality of seed, both in terms of germinability and consistency with the cultivar that I ordered), I mad a much bigger order....This year I started ultra-early with my seeds and I can already tell the performance of Remy`s seed for the 2015 season in a single word: FANTASTIC. All the species that I planted so far germinate rapidly, even in not perfect condition (my basement have appropriate light setting but temperature is around 50s)....I could not be happier with Remy...she gave like usual Bonus seeds that are always appreciated!!I To be precise , below I reported list of plants that I sow and that few days later (reported) happily germinated: Centaurea moschata 'Imperialis' (germination: 5 days) Matthiola incana 'Sugar and Spice (germination: 4-6 days) Ipomoea nil 'Mount Fuji Mix' (germination: 4 days at 60 degree) Agastache foeniculum (Anise Hyssop) (germination: 8days) Zinnia 'Burpeeana Giants Mix'(germination: 5 days at 60 degree) Lime Basil (germination 8-12 days) Lemon Mint/Balm (Monarda citriodora) (germination 10 days) Celeriac 'Giant Prague' (Root Celery) (germination 12 days) I will update the species that I will plant later this month and the ones that I winter sow.....

On Jan 23, 2015, paully37 (4 reviews) from Ann Arbor, MI

What a great shop! Remy offers a lovely selection, generous seed counts and low prices. He ships and responds to emails quickly. What more could you want?

On Dec 27, 2014, Ryan301 (1 reviews) from Salt Lake City, UT (Zone 6b)

I ordered from this company early 2014, and could not have been more pleased with them. They give you a lot of high quality seed for a very good price. Customer service is excellent. When my order arrived I only had one packet of cilantro seed when I should have had three. This happened because out of all varieties I had ordered, cilantro was the only one I ordered more than one packet of. All I had to do was send an e-mail, and they quickly sent out the missing packets. I also appreciated the nice little extra touches, stamps on the seed packets, stickers on the package, a hand written address label, etc. I plan to order again for 2015

On Oct 25, 2014, DavidLMo (8 reviews) from St Joseph, MO

Exceptional selection and value is superb. Good communication and shipping. Watch out for the shopping cart which has a tendency to lose your selections if you leave for awhile. Highly recommended and will definitely use again.

On Sep 15, 2014, PhilaGardener (1 reviews) from Outside Philadelphia, PA (Zone 7a)

This was my first year getting seeds from The Sample Seed Shop. Everything I planted had great germination rates and grew true to type. I will be a repeat customer for sure! Thanks again, Remy!

Company representative comment on September 16, 2014:
On Sep 16, 2014 8:57 PM, The Sample Seed Shop responded with:

Thank you for being the 100th review!! It is very special to make that milestone. A lot of orders went out to get to this point.
I'm glad everything went so well (99.99% of the time it does,) but I hope you and everyone else knows should you ever have a problem, we will figure out what went wrong and do our best to fix it.
Thanks again and Happy Gardening!

On Sep 12, 2014, valal (7 reviews) from Natick, MA

I ordered a bunch of seeds for winter sowing and wasvery pleased with selection and my experience once I ordered. Excellent communication.....they let me know when seeds were beingmailed out (I had seeds in apprx one week). I liked the 'personal touches' as well (hand stamped seed envelopes) and would rate my experience a '10' and order again. Looking forward to all my blooms next spring!

On Jul 26, 2014, missnatural (2 reviews) from East Hartford, CT

I was looking for a vining summer squash, and found The Sample Seed Shop through Google. I ordered, and have since planted the Tromboncino squash, as well as a new (for me) kind of bean, Tennessee Greasy Mix. All of the seeds arrived quickly and safely, even with a packet of Dinosaur Kale as a bonus. All seeds germinated with no problem at all, and are healthy and thriving in my garden. I am very happy with the quick and easy ordering and delivery. I have a small garden, and don't need 100 seeds at a time. Packets from Sample Seed Shop are small and very well priced. I have only good things to say about this company.

On Jul 19, 2014, hilomark (7 reviews) from Homer, NY (Zone 5a)

A great company that I'm pleased is located in NY! The Sample Seed Shop is going to be my new "go to" site for affordable, interesting, and some quite unusual perennial, annual, and vegetable seeds! I had great success with my first order. The information Remy provides in the online catalog is very helpful. I have gardened for many years, but had gotten away from starting lots of plants from seed. Now with the Sample Seed Shop and Winter Sowing, I expect to have my yard PACKED with plants I have started myself.

On Jul 11, 2014, BarbK_FL (8 reviews) from Indialantic, FL

Excellent Transaction; Super quick delivery; nice bonus pack; I am very pleased; For $20, (including shipping), it is amazing how many packets of seeds there were.

On Jul 8, 2014, quietone613662 (3 reviews) from Massena, NY

This is my second year ordering seeds from Remy and I have nothing but positive experiences with her.The seeds have a great germination rate.They produce beautiful healthy plants. She has a wonderful selection of perennials that grow in colder zone.Her seeds are reasonably priced and the bonus seeds are great.What gardener can say no to free seeds.

On Jun 5, 2014, donschia (1 reviews) from Tulsa, OK

This is my absolute favorite place to order seeds. I am always impressed with the prices and amazing personal attention from the owner, Remy. Always a great selection, bonus pack thrown in for fun, seedcounts rounded WAY up :), and fast turn around time too.

On Apr 4, 2014, SHELBYCOREALTOR (6 reviews) from Fairfield, AL

My order was correct. Received it in time expected. Will update if seeds do not germinate.

On Apr 1, 2014, mfallert (1 reviews) from Ann Arbor, MI

nicely organized website, order was processed quickly, seeds are packaged nicely, very reasonably priced, great to be able to get small packs of lots of different kinds of seeds. This is a family operation and you can feel the personal touch in packing and shipping. I've planted most of my seeds, and all of them are sprouted and well on their way. Can't wait to get them in the ground!

On Mar 19, 2014, Tanyuu (3 reviews) from Martinsville, IN

I've ordered from this company two times, and have been impressed both times with the fast turnaround time (which is notable due to the winter weather that was happening at the time), the labeling and packaging of the seeds, as well as the emails the owner sent out due to abnormally severe winter weather hijinks keeping me informed. I'll definitely buy from here again!

On Mar 1, 2014, Celene (12 reviews) from Columbus, OH

Posted on April 14, 2013, updated March 1, 2014 I received excellent seeds and service. Love the seed packages!

On March 1st, 2014, Celene added the following: Another year of excellent selection and service.

On Feb 3, 2014, Pussywillowpres (2 reviews) from (Zone 4a)

The seeds arrived quickly and in good condition. The number of seeds in the packets was generous. It's too early to plant, so I can't comment on germination rate yet, but so far, so good!

On Nov 2, 2013, saradus (20 reviews) from Maple Park, IL

Awesome Company! I came to The Sample Seed Shop just to have a look, and ended purchasing many seeds. The prices and selection are fantastic, seeds were shipped quickly, and a bonus pack was included. Many thanks.

On Aug 1, 2013, mare55 (3 reviews) from Abbeville, LA

Awesome company! Great seeds and great prices. I order seeds from 5 different companies, and this company is #1 on my list!

On Jul 26, 2013, ArkansasJack (2 reviews) from Stuttgart, AR

great place to buy seeds

On Jul 18, 2013, django226 (1 reviews) from Austin, TX

I have been using The Sample Seed shop for over a year now and have been thoroughly impressed by the quality of the seeds, the germination rates and the superb customer service. The seeds are sold in small 'sample' sizes that usually run you from $1-2. I have had very good luck regarding the seeds sprouting and reaching maturity. You also always receive a free sample of at random (?) when you order from them. I can't say enough about this place...it is awesome-possum.

On Jul 17, 2013, DemelzaPoldark (1 reviews) from Saskatoon, SK (Zone 4a)

I have ordered seeds from Remy 3 times now. The service is always great. Delivery is fast, even coming to Canada. I have had good luck with the seeds. Packages are small, price is great! I will continue ordering from Sample Seed Shop.

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