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|On Oct 23, 2011, stormygace kure beach, NC (Zone 7b) wrote:
Have purchased from Donna for 4 years now - her seeds have been true to description with excellent germination rates & generous amounts for her prices. very reasonable mailing costs & good packaging. I will continue to purchase from her & hope she can continue with some of the MD & VA varieties like Scarab that Mr. Wyatt discovered & named.
|On Jun 29, 2010, hfrench397 Brookville, OH wrote:
I have been purchasing seed from Chuck ( when he was still with us ) and Donna recently, and I am always well pleased with the seeds I buy from Heirloom Tomatoes. I have e-mailed them a couple of times for advice, and they were very helpful and prompt to answer my questions. Great place to purchase your next pack of excellent seeds.
|On Mar 6, 2010, tobydog60 Omro, WI (Zone 4b) wrote:
Wonderful selection of tomato seeds. I received my order in a very timely manner - well packaged and seed packets are well marked. Amazing selection of heirlooms! I am a very satisfied customer and will do business with this vendor again.
|On Feb 9, 2010, OlgaGarden Littleton, CO wrote:
Fantastic company. All seeds arrived as expected. Great unusual varieties.
|On Jan 17, 2009, imagal49 Monterey, TN (Zone 6a) wrote:
Donna was a delight to deal with. My initial product inquiry via e-mail was answered promptly and very courteously. I sent off my check with an order and within 2 days had a reply that my seeds were in the mail. Shipping was well within what you'd expect ($3.00 flat rate). Start to finish, no more than 5 days had elapsed. Soooo, you can order with confidence here. I'll let you know what kind of germination rate(s) I get from the seeds, but so far I'm very pleased. A+ rating Donna!!
|On Aug 11, 2008, elkwc36 Elkhart, KS wrote:
I placed an order in the spring. Service was very good and the germination was good. A good place to buy varieties that are hard to find. JD
|On May 16, 2006, lfsxdth Ellicott City, MD wrote:
I ordered several varieties from this web site and was happy with the service I received. I ordered hard to find varieties and found the site's decriptions were usually similiar to my results.
|On Feb 8, 2005, oldseed Dexter, NY (Zone 5a) wrote:
Ordered seeds from Dona's Heirloom Tomatoes and they were mailed out in less than a week. I was very satisfied!
|On Dec 11, 2004, Phaethon Athens,
Living in Greece, I ordered 17 hard-to-find heirloom varieties . They all arrived impressively fast and in good condition. A very good experience with Dona's Heirloom Tomatoes.
|On Jun 1, 2003, ma4tomatoes wrote:
I am sorry to hear of the passing of Chuck Wyatt. I had ordered seeds from him several times and had no problems with the orders. I don't know how he managed his business but I had the feeling that he was doing it as simply as he could pretty much by himself. The number of tomato varieties that he offered had to be a daunting task to keep track of.
|On Nov 6, 2002, SkyBeetle2 wrote:
I live in Australia and the seeds I ordered from Donna's site(and paid for already by credit card) are currently detained in quarantine. I specifically asked before purchasing the seeds whether there would be any problem and I was told NO PROBLEM. I purchased these seeds for a Xmas present and as my Aussie Dollar isn't worth much at present I actually paid about double for them.
On November 7th, 2002, SkyBeetle2 changed the rating from neutral to positive and added the following:
I have had a response since my first posting from both Donna and go_vols which has enabled the seeds to pass inspection.
A huge THANKYOU to all involved for making this possible. I look forward to seeing these amazing tomatoes when they grow!
|On May 7, 2002, Zorro Kelowna,
Nothing wrong with the seeds...once they finally got here. On his site he says to expect about a 17 day wait from the time you send your order until the time you receive your 'mater seeds. My order took possibly 3 times his estimate. Still, if you read the introduction on his web site, you will get the sense that he is not your typical businessman. I'll order from him next year again, mostly because of his vast selection and good prices, but I'll just order a little earlier.
|On Apr 23, 2002, greenpants Floral Park, NY (Zone 7A) wrote:
This winter I ordered many packs of seed of which one was ”Brandywine Red” tomato seed from Chuck Wyatt’s Heirloom Tomatoes.
On May 7th, 2002, greenpants changed the rating from negative to positive and added the following:
On April 23rd, 2002 I wrote a negative report on Chuck Wyatt’s Heirloom Tomatoes.
It is now May 7th and after six weeks I just received the Brandywine Red Seeds I sent back to Mr. Wyatt Along with my letter.
Mr. Wyatt was kind enough to send four different strains of Brandywine Tomato seeds as replacements.
I’m grateful he sent the seeds and made good on this transaction.
Unfortunately, I’ll have to look forward to growing these seeds next year.
The question that now bugs me is whether I would order from Chuck Wyatt again?
Ah!, Mr.Greenpants is a softy, and I’ll probably give him my order again next year.
Mr. Chuck Wyatt is strange fellow, but he showed me something today, it’s called integrity.
|On Apr 9, 2002, Colin wrote:
I ordered from Chuck this year for the first time. I became concerned after placing the order in early January, seeing the money charged to my credit card shortly thereafter, and seeing neither hide nor hair of my seeds for a long period of time (6 weeks?). The seeds did, however, arrive in time to plant them in the greenhouse and I am pleased to report that the germination rate has been excellent; almost 100%.
|On Apr 1, 2002, robertgorski Waukesha, WI (Zone 5a) wrote:
I have been ordering for 4 or 5 years now from the incredible selection of open pollinated tomatoes offered. The seeds (and the firm) have been reliable enough that Wyatt has been my sole source for tomato seed the last 2 years. Chuck Wyatt was a regular participant in a gardening forum that I participated in years ago and I respected his knowledge and well reasoned opinions. I have the highest regard for the quality of the seeds and the timeliness of delivery. The variety descriptions offered are (in my experience) both accurate and helpful. This may be my favorite seed house.
|On Jan 1, 2002, gaylefannon wrote:
I ordered seeds from Chuck Wyatt two years ago and loved the varieties I received!! I had enough for two years and have been frantically searching for his website again. Thank goodness I found it!!
|On Dec 16, 2001, vasha wrote:
An endless inventory of heirloom tomatoes. I ordered about 15 varieties last year and all but one succeeded.It will take years to try them all.
|On Dec 1, 2001, jasonquick wrote:
Chuck Wyatt sells zillions of varieties of tomatoes on his site at //www.heirloomtomatoes.net. Good prices, great seed, and outstanding selection. From the obscure to the common, Chuck really has it all. Definite thumbs up.
|On Jun 1, 2000, ericwalker wrote:
Their selection is immense, their comments seem knowledgeable and honest, and they organize present list ordered in several different ways (color, heat tolerance, etc.). We ordered a fair bit from them this year, but for the first time so we have no feedback yet except that the order was timely and correctly filled (and prices are quite reasonable.)
|On May 1, 2000, ThomasCagle wrote:
This may not be the largest offering of open pollinated and heirloom tomatoes in the world, it IS the biggest selection I have found on the web. This is clearly a mom and pop operation, no fancy four color seed packets, just variety with few frills. My order had a four-week turnaround from order to delivery. I am content with the size of my order and speed of turn around.