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Positive mmercedes
(11 reviews)
On Mar 7, 2018, mmercedes Houtzdale, PA (Zone 5a) wrote:

I order from various seed companies each year. I start thousands of vegetable and flower seedlings under lights each year.

i've ordered from Territorial Seeds a number of years. All my orders arrived within a couple of weeks. They have great cultural info on their website. I've had good germination rates and love their extensive selection.

I can't comment on their customer service because I never had a problem.

I want to say it is disgusting and disheartening to read the rude, vicious, and almost hysterical comments some people make when leaving negative reviews.

First of all, people with complaints should CALL THE COMPANY FIRST. Don't rely only on emails. If you are still unhappy and without a resolution, THEN they should post the facts here and their rating. NO ONE should jump to wild conclusions and accuse a company of being a cheater, liar, or deliberately fraudulent.

All companies post their shipping costs in the ordering process. No one is twisting your arm to force you to buy from a company whose shipping costs you don't like. If you don't like it, then don't order. Move onto a different company.

Positive mgveg
(1 review)
On Jan 25, 2018, mgveg Salem, OR wrote:

I like Territorial seed for several reasons, most of which outweigh their high seed and shipping prices.

Their catalogs, both print and online, are a wealth of information about what they sell as well as each vegetable variety in general. I have also called them for clarification on some things and the people I have talked to are very knowledgeable and friendly.

I garden in the Pacific Northwest and I like that the seeds are grown in our climate and soils. I have had good success with everything I have grown from them, so far, especially with their short season varieties of plants that normally prefer a longer, warmer growing season.

They change their offerings frequently, which may be positive or negative. I miss some of the varieties I can no longer get but the new ones they offer are sometimes better. I assume that they are swapping out for better performers each year.

I have not had any problems with items I order not being available, but that may be because I order my seeds early, always by the end of January, as soon as the current catalog arrives.

I just wish they didn't have such high shipping costs. I try to order for my entire year's garden, including overwintering varieties, all at once so I don't have to pay additional shipping on top of their high seed prices. It takes a lot of planning on my part and not much flexibility as the season progresses. If I need to get something later on, I buy from someone else and Territorial loses my business. How much does it really cost to send a couple packets of seed?

Positive faerygardener
(12 reviews)
On Jun 30, 2017, faerygardener Murphys, CA (Zone 7a) wrote:

Ordered various flower and veggie seed from Territorial this past winter. Happy to report that they all germinated quickly and I now (June) have robust plants from their seed. I'll use this company again.

Positive AS
(46 reviews)
On Feb 10, 2017, AS (Zone 7a) wrote:

I've ordered from Territorial a few times and had good experiences with their seeds (germination, etc). My orders were complete and I haven't had to contact customer service. Shipping was slow, but that wasn't unexpected since I'm on the other coast. But I did notice that their supplies tend to be more expensive than the same items from other companies. If I can get it elsewhere, I generally do, and have saved $10-$20 per item. I did feel rather cheated on some plastic cloches. For the high price - roughly $40 for 3, I think - I was expecting something sturdy that would last for many years. Nope - they're very flimsy plastic. And a tiny plastic vent in the top doesn't justify the high price. I would have better better off sticking to used milk jugs.

Positive Haertel
(1 review)
On Feb 10, 2017, Haertel Galena, IL wrote:

I have only ordered from Territorial Seed a couple of times, but my recent experience really solidified my good feelings. Following is a portion of an email I sent them: I wanted you to know how outstanding your customer service people are. I placed my order the day BEFORE you on-line sweet pea offer went into effect. Being one of those people you has always operated under the premise of “if you don’t ask, it won’t happen”, I called and asked if there was any way I could be included in that offer. Unfortunately, my order had already shipped. Oh well. The lady on the phone was so nice and I COMPLETELY understood why I had just missed the offer. No bad feelings on my part; just not lucky. My seed order arrived two days later. Two days after that, my sweet peas arrived, complete with a note “in memory of your great grandmother.” I remember telling your CS person about my great grandmother and her sweet peas – as well as that I hadn’t really thought about either until I saw the offer. Yes, that really was/is true.

Positive Rustyfork
(5 reviews)
On Jan 19, 2017, Rustyfork Glenmont, NY wrote:

Posted on January 17, 2017, updated January 19, 2017
Despite seeing some bad reviews of this company, I began ordering from Territorial about 6 years ago and they have become one of my go-to places for seed.

Territorial has probably the best catalogue out there - tons of information for the gardener on planting and a large selection of heirlooms and hybrids and the seed is viable for several years (case in point, I\'ve had almost 100% germination on 2 year old parsnip seed and 4 year old carrot seed). The seed prices are very comparable with other seed companies (I sit down and compare across 15 catalogues every January). While many have complained about the shipping costs, I am finding that the shipping isn\'t so outlandish.

My one complaint with Territorial is on its lack of transparency about stock. I place my orders via the internet and while other companies indicate whether something is out of stock and the date it is expected back in stock, Territorial doesn\'t do this. Indeed, order confirmation emails also stay silent in the matter and it is not until an order arrives that there is any indication that there is an order problem; you have to call to actually get any information in when they expect an out of stock item to arrive). On a couple of occasions, Territorial has left me without onion seed at a time when I have a very short planting window and I have had to cancel and order elsewhere, increasing my shipping costs. As such, I typically order only items from them that I do not need quickly, or items that can be sown several times during a season.

This year I have gone against my own advice and once again ordered Onion seed (now Copra isn\'t available I needed a replacement and they specifically mentioned that they have a variety that is similar/better than Copra) and hope that they will actually fulfill the order (I do have another variety of onion seeds from another source that fulfilled my order placed the same day as the Territorial order that has not yet shipped).

On January 19th, 2017, Rustyfork added the following:

Order update: the order placed on January 10 was filled on January 12 and arrived on January 19. Everything was in the package - nothing backordered, so Onion seed sowing can take place in early February! I continue to recommend Territorial Seed Co.
Positive dudelt
(1 review)
On Dec 7, 2016, dudelt Bellevue, WA wrote:

Have ordered from this company for almost 20 years. Overall, I have had good experiences. I have even had them send me, free of charge, special seeds, not in their catalog anymore, because I asked for them. I will agree, the shipping is a bit much but, I love supporting a small business that provides seeds that really grow in my unique Seattle climate. Besides that, most of the seeds they have sold me have lasted for years and continued to germinate way beyond my expectations of seeds I left sitting on my shelf in the garage.

Positive smilingred
(4 reviews)
On Jul 7, 2016, smilingred Madison, WI (Zone 5a) wrote:

I've ordered seeds and recommend Territorial Seeds for over a decade without incident.
This year I ordered some live plants to round out my vegetable and herb gardens.
They let me know when the plants were coming and the packaging was great.
Just over a month later we've already started eating beautiful eggplant and will have tomatoes in the next two weeks.
I've never seen tomato plants take off like these are doing. The stems are so strong that we didn't even need to use the tomato cages. By the way all 3 different varieties that we got are much higher than the cages already.

Positive 4RealFood
(7 reviews)
On Jun 12, 2015, 4RealFood Mount Orab, OH (Zone 6a) wrote:

Have placed two seed orders with this company since getting their catalog last year. No complaints thus far. I do like that on some varieties they offer an organic seed option.. but begs the question, why not go 100% organic?
I'll definitely still order some of the interesting varieties but won't do all of my shopping there since companies that are not 100% organic won't get 100% of my money. :)

Positive 57tired
(2 reviews)
On Apr 3, 2015, 57tired Fishers, IN wrote:

The garlic I ordered and received (promptly) in 2014 was really nice. I planted it on Oct 27, 2014. When I pulled off the mulch in early March, the garlic had sprouted and I had 99+% germination. It is beautiful!

Positive Lysie
(3 reviews)
On Feb 2, 2015, Lysie Waldron, IN wrote:

I ordered seeds and a floating row cover on Jan. 26, 2015. The nice lady who took my order did a very nice job and was very cheerful. I received an email that they were shipped on Jan. 28, 2015 and they safely arrived in a sturdy box on Jan. 30, 2015. The pretty colored seed packets were nice quality, had the seed name clearly stated at the top making it easy for me to keep them in a file box, and had considerable information about each with a picture on the front. Their colorful seed catalog was my favorite seed catalog that I received this season and I spent hours enjoying it. They carry a wide variety of flower and vegetable seeds This is the best seed company that I have ordered from in a very long time. I would definitely order from them again.

Positive orangepassion
(3 reviews)
On Oct 9, 2014, orangepassion Springfield, MO (Zone 6b) wrote:

In September, I ordered seeds for fall planting and 1/2 lb. garlic bulbs. I had excellent germination with the seeds (90-100%) and the plants are robust and producing beautifully in my fall garden. The garlic was shipped last week at the appropriate time for planting in my zone and I'll have to say, they are the healthiest looking bulbs I've ever seen and were well packaged to prevent any bruising in transit. The flat rate shipping on my order was also a nice bonus. Their customer service is great! My emails were answered promptly within an hour and I like the fact that they stand behind what they sell with a 100% satisfaction guarantee. I will definitely be placing future orders with Territorial - just wish I had tried this company sooner.

Positive Citro
(12 reviews)
On May 10, 2014, Citro Eden, MD wrote:

I ordered Queen red lime Zinna seeds and a Pink Jasmine. The Jasmine was about 20 inches high with flowers already! Excellent packing, I will order from them again!

Positive nmbirder
(1 review)
On Apr 28, 2014, nmbirder Albuquerque, NM wrote:

The seed I've bought from them really does well. When I once had some non-germinating seed, I let them know and it was promptly replaced.
I LOVE that I can order a single variety of tomato, pepper or other plants that are commonly sold in blocks of 4 or 6. It's a chance to try new varieties that are not locally available. I have discovered many new plants that now are mainstays in my garden such as Creme Brulee bell pepper. It's so much fun to try new items. Maybe something turns out to be not so great (like black tomato varieties for me) but it was worth finding out anyway. Go to the local place get all of the Beefsteaks and Celebrity tomatoes.
I have planted seed from packages that are several years old with good results.

Positive mac24
(5 reviews)
On Apr 26, 2014, mac24 Litchfield Park, AZ wrote:

Excellent company. I usually place 2 orders a year and they are always filled promptly and arrive within a few days.

Great selection of OP seeds.

Seeds do well in hot, dry Phoenix, especially many of their tomatoes. I have a bumper crop of Oregon Spring tomatoes this year. Seeds always have excellent germination and high quality plants.

Shipping is a bit pricey but many companies have hiked their shipping charges.

They sell high quality products with good service. Overall, Territorial is first-rate.

Positive daveinsc
(2 reviews)
On Apr 23, 2014, daveinsc Scranton, SC wrote:

I also ordered seeds from territorial that had a 2013 date on the package,I went ahead and started them and had a 90% germination rate,a little better than seed purchased from another thumbs up.

Positive Nannersone
(2 reviews)
On Jan 14, 2014, Nannersone San Diego, CA wrote:

We ordered from them last year (Spring 2013) - Rutgers Space Tomatoes and several packets of seeds. The shipping seemed high, but we did agree to it before we ordered so cannot complain. The tomatoes were small when they arrived, but quite healthy and grew amazingly quickly when we planted them. They gave us quite a lot of absolutely wonderful tomatoes. The seeds also did well. Shipping was extremely well-done, well packed, and prompt. The quality of everything we ordered was exceptional. I have no problems recommending them.

Positive drmurphy
(3 reviews)
On Jun 7, 2013, drmurphy Virginia Beach, VA wrote:

Over the winter I placed an order for a number of different items: tomatoes, peppers, mint, olive trees and they were almost all scheduled to ship at different times. I was very happy with the pricing, item accuracy, shipping and condition of plants upon arrival. I would definitely recommend them. My only issue is I would have like a little better communication (email) on when things were going to ship because I travel for work and was afraid items would be taken care on arrival (minor issue).

Positive HoneybeeNC
(2 reviews)
On Apr 25, 2013, HoneybeeNC Charlotte, NC (Zone 7b) wrote:

I've tried growing French Tarragon over the years, without success. Either the plants turned out to be NOT true French Tarragon, or the plants died!

I finally had success with a French Tarragon plant I purchased from Territorial Seed. They shipped it on time as promised. Although it looked as though it had died during the winter, it sprang up this spring as soon as the weather warmed. Today, (April 26 2013) I snipped the first leaves.


Positive linzelu100
(5 reviews)
On Apr 18, 2013, linzelu100 HUDDLESTON, VA wrote:

I agree with other posting reviews that shipping costs are ridiculous here. I would order from them more often if it wasn't for this. That being said, I did know the cost of shipping when I ordered, so I am not reviewing based on that. My seeds came in good time and they have germinated well. I also love their selections. I ordered from them regardless of shipping costs, because I really wanted to try purple peacock broccoli. I was really shocked by how many seeds they gave me. I paid a lot of money for that packet and it was stingy. I also really liked the lettuce selection. The decriptions are so very helpful in deciding. Some places just describe looks/flavor. I need to know about weather conditions. I would order again from them, but it would have to be something really, really interesting to get me to pay those shipping costs, especially when I know how few seeds are in each packet.

Positive TucsonTomato
(5 reviews)
On Apr 17, 2013, TucsonTomato Suisun City, CA wrote:

Although Territorial Seed Company is pretty pricy – especially with some of their cucumber seed, which can cost up to $1.00 per seed – I have had a relatively good experience with their products.

Each year I have purchased seed from Territorial the seed has grown as described and some of the varieties I have grown from them have become some of my favorite. Territorial offers many hard-to-find open-pollinated vegetable varieties that are well worth trying out. That is what keeps me coming back to them year after year.

Overall, I would not buy seeds from Territorial if they did not have want I want to buy. Their shipping and their seeds are expensive. That being said, they have always done a very good job keeping their seed varieties pure and have always provided me with high-quality seed. I’m sure they would have much more business if they lowered their prices a bit!

Thanks Territorial.

Positive squashee
(2 reviews)
On Mar 8, 2013, squashee Blackwell, OK wrote:

I have ordered from this company for at least the last ten years and have always been extremely satisfied with their seeds and customer service. While their shipping rates are high I pay them to get quality seeds that I know will grow AND produce for me reliably year after year. Last year my husband even ordered a product from them in early December for a Christmas present and even though their catalogs weren't published yet and they had limited staff, if any, they made sure we received our order before Christmas eve. Two thumbs up!!!

Positive lilygrandma
(15 reviews)
On Mar 7, 2013, lilygrandma Ellijay, GA wrote:

Posted on March 5, 2012, updated March 7, 2013
Posted on March 12, 2011, updated March 5, 2012
Posted on April 12, 2010, updated March 12, 2011
Posted on June 23, 2009, updated April 12, 2010
Another order to Territorial filled completely and quickly with no backorders (this late in the season!) and arrival here from the W.Coast in 4 days (including the weekend) from placing the order!

Also, called and talked to a customer rep who was terrific!

I cannot recommend this company enough! Wish they had a Southern counterpart!

On April 12th, 2010, lilygrandma added the following:

Can this company move to the South? Then I would have my seeds in a matter of hours! Oregon to Georgia in 4 days--everything complete. Can't wait to see the germination of these seeds!
On March 12th, 2011, lilygrandma added the following:

6 day shipment this time--very good, but onion plants backordered, and no indication of WHEN/IF they would arrive. Need to know so I can order from another company. I will try to call them Monday and find out what is up. I have always had good luck with their seeds.
On March 5th, 2012, lilygrandma added the following:

I received the seeds this year in great time--4 days from Oregon to Georgia! My seeds did well last year, and I hope this continues.

I am a little sad that 2 types of seeds are back ordered, but the representative told me this when I called in the order. I had hoped by ordering earlier, there would be no back orders.

Looking forward to more business with this company!
On March 7th, 2013, lilygrandma added the following:

Yet again, my order came within a week. I am looking forward to growing these seeds. Their seeds have always done well in my garden!
On Mar 7, 2013, Territorial Seed Company responded with:

"On Mar 14, 2011 7:45 AM, Territorial Seed Company responded with:

Hello, and thank you for the nice comments! Onion plants are shipped directly from our supplier to you and they ship according to where you live. We send our supplier orders a couple of times per week and they are usually very prompt at getting the plants out. Feel free to call to find out specifics about your order."

Positive hjulich
(2 reviews)
On Dec 15, 2012, hjulich Des Moines, IA (Zone 5a) wrote:

I have placed orders with Territorial each year for at the past six or seven years. I have always found the seeds to be good quality and the shipping fast. Yes, the shipping charges are a bit high, so I'm careful to order what I need all at once. I used up some five-year old seeds this year and they had a better than 80% germination rate - a pleasant surprise and an indication of quality.

Positive SeniorGardening
(14 reviews)
On Nov 12, 2012, SeniorGardening Sullivan, IN wrote:

I think it’s probably just human nature that we tend to post comments about vendors when we have a problem with them. I certainly have done so here in the past. But when I put together my list of recommended seed suppliers for a Senior Gardening posting this year, I realized that I should make a positive comment here about each of our suppliers that have performed so well over the years.

We’ve used Territorial Seed Company for “spot orders” for the last several years, mainly ordering stuff we need but can’t find anywhere else. We’ve been satisfied with the results of each order.


Positive Mmarycontrary
(1 review)
On Jun 25, 2012, Mmarycontrary Medford, OR wrote:

I have purchased Territorial Seeds for several years and have become a devoted customer. I purchase the seeds from my local nursery, as the company is only 100 miles from my home.
For the first time, in May, I stopped by their store and greenhouse while traveling. I was impressed with their prices compared to my local nurseries and the interesting local plants that are difficult to find. I purchased quite a bit and everything I planted is growing beautifully; being strong, healthy plants. I will travel back next spring!

Positive Waldeburg
(2 reviews)
On Jun 18, 2012, Waldeburg Puyallup, WA wrote:

As a fairly new gardener, I must say I love the TSC catalog! I call it my mini garden guide. It is full of all the plants' growing information and contains many color photos. While I agree the shipping costs when ordering a few packets of seeds is too high, there is a way around it. Contact your local nursery and ask them to consider TSC as their (or an additional) seed rack company. This way you can avoid shipping charges and support your local nursery. The seeds are pre-printed with the price on them & it is the same cost as the online & printed catalog. My local nursery stocks many varieties of seed from TSC so I can support my local ecomony while getting the seeds I desire.

Positive elderberrypress
(6 reviews)
On May 9, 2012, elderberrypress Oakland, OR wrote:

Good folks, good seeds and veggie plants grown locally. Just called them up and the gal was friendly and helpful. Every time I've gone in to buy plants they are very friendly. A rare thing, today. Want to eat and buy locally? Then this is the place.

Positive gsteinbe
(20 reviews)
On Apr 27, 2012, gsteinbe Trenton, NJ wrote:

I've ordered seeds from Territorial Seed Company many times and have been generally satisfied. This year, for the first time, I ordered plants -- a compact Stella Cherry, a hardy Fuchsia, and Oca. The bare-root Stella Cherry arrived first, was huge, and seems to be doing well, having broken dormancy quickly and with vigor. The hardy Fuchsia arrived some weeks later and is healthy and nice. The Oca should be sent toward the end of this month or early May. So, I really have no complaints.

Positive cindystarke
(1 review)
On Apr 5, 2012, cindystarke Rockcreek, OR wrote:

I've ordered both seeds and plants from Territorial Seed every year since I started gardening three years ago. They are wonderful, and their customer service has always been stellar. The Territorial representatives who show up at Portland's garden show every year are super helpful to a beginning gardener, and very willing to offer advice and suggestions. It's very much to my benefit that Territorial is located in Oregon, just a couple hours from me, so the plants that work well for them are likely to work for me as well.

Last year, I ordered tomato and pepper plants. While they were smaller when they arrived than plants I purchased locally, they eventually outperformed many of the other tomatoes that I planted. One of the tomatoes arrived with a broken stem. I called Territorial immediately, and received a replacement within a couple days. The Rocky cucumber seeds they recommended (although quite expensive) were stellar. My other cucumbers suffered from powdery mildew, while the Rockies preformed better for much longer. The fruits were tender and very sweet. I'll be planting only Rockies this year.

I've also had good experiences with seeds ordered from Johnny's, Thompson Morgan, and Irish Eyes potatoes, among others.

Positive oceanart
(5 reviews)
On Mar 27, 2012, oceanart Cranberry Isles, ME wrote:

The short version for people just looking for a reputable seed company.
I have ordered from the following companies for years
they all have good prices, customer service and good germination rate.
Johnny's, Kitazawa Seed, Rohrer seeds, Territorial Seed Comp, and Seed Savers Exchange.

Positive taufgardner
(20 reviews)
On Mar 8, 2012, taufgardner American Fork, UT wrote:

Posted on March 23, 2010, updated March 8, 2012
Posted on February 11, 2010, updated March 23, 2010
Posted on January 25, 2010, updated February 11, 2010
I just placed a seed order and received them promptly, as ordered and in great condition. I chose standard shipping, but got the seeds within a few days of placing the order. I am impressed. Those who squawk about shipping costs have clearly never run a business and had to print catalogs or run shipping departments. Obviously, the shipping cost will be a smaller proportion to the order if one orders more from the one source. For me, I buy a little here and a little there (this year, five catalogs worth) and pay the extra shipping to have the selection and specific varieties I want. My convenience has a cost and I'm willing to bear it. Territorial has thus far exceeded my expectations and I plan to use them again. I will update as I plant and harvest from the seeds.

On February 11th, 2010, taufgardner added the following:

The shipping of my order went so well that I was confident enough to make a second order in the same season, certain that it would arrive ahead of the promised schedule. I was not disappointed. This company does a terrific job of order fulfillment and I will use them again and again and again and again.....The order showed up four days before the promised delivery date. The promised date was impressive enough - 7 business days, but the order came much sooner and was complete and accurate. Everything from seeds to supplies were well packed and in good condition. I am excited for the results and will post them as available. Again, no complaints on shipping costs as I'm sure they offset catalog and handling costs for customers who order onsies and twosies. I'd rather pay a little more for shipping and get the kind of service and quality Territorial has given me.
On March 23rd, 2010, taufgardner added the following:

I made a third order, which I have never done with any other catalog. These guys do such a terrific job of fulfillment and packaging that I was glad to give them more business. Next year, they will be my primary source. I ordered the "Roto Baskets", a little solar powered device that slowly rotates hanging baskets. I LOVE them. They are simple and they work as described. I also LOVE Territorial Seed. My kids would sarcastically ask: "Well, then why don't you marry them?" To which I say: "Where can we go to pick out window treatments and china patterns?" :-)
On March 8th, 2012, taufgardner added the following:

Another good year with Territorial. No complaints at all. Good germination, timely delivery, varieties I wanted. I have not gone wrong with this company. I haven't found their shipping costs to be out of line, especially when lined up with the service quality. You get what you pay for.
Positive jenturk71
(4 reviews)
On Mar 8, 2012, jenturk71 Dallas, TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

I love Territorial Seeds. They're my go-to supplier for my basic seed supply, and I've never been disappointed with the price or quality.

Positive spryng
(1 review)
On Mar 4, 2012, spryng Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA wrote:

Even though I garden in New England, I continue to order from Territorial because they have a wonderful choice of varieties of both vegetable and flower seeds, the quality of their seeds is high, and because they are so speedy. I always order from several seed catalogues online on the same day. For the last two years, Territorial has been the first order to arrive. This year the order arrived three days after I placed it !

Positive zgtp
(1 review)
On Mar 3, 2012, zgtp Elk Plain, WA wrote:

I've ordered from territorial for the last six year for summer and overwintering vegetables. I've been very satisfied. Seeds offered excellent germination and end product was exactly as advertised. Best source I've found for overwintering varieties.

Positive sladeofsky
(2 reviews)
On Mar 2, 2012, sladeofsky Louisville, KY (Zone 6b) wrote:

Posted on March 1, 2012, updated March 2, 2012
I was intending to leave a neutral rating for this company beacause I love their products but find their shipping fees ridiculous. I just cancelled an order of about $90 with a shipping fee of about $40. So, I was going to leave a neutral rating until I read this rebuttal to a negative comment on their absurd shipping charges:
"a customer could order seeds, potatoes, blueberry plants and garlic; each of which is sent out separately but are all included in the standard flat fee. You can see in this example how the flat fee of $7.50 would be a bargain.
Tom Johns"
President, Territorial Seed Company
Great! So, charge me $7.50... NOT $37.75

On March 2nd, 2012, sladeofsky changed the rating from negative to positive and added the following:

Chaning my negative to positive because customer service was so very nice and so very helpful. But more needs to be done to make customers aware of shipping fees. Some plants were sold out for the shipping date I wanted, by choosing other dates and by mixing seeds and plants, multiple shipping fees were added. But customer service has been very helpful in letting me streamline my order and bring down the fees.
On Mar 2, 2012, Territorial Seed Company responded with:

"On Mar 1, 2012 8:52 PM, Territorial Seed Company responded with:

Hi there, would you mind letting me know what items were on your order that caused the $37.75 shipping so I can look into it? Thank you in advance.

On Mar 2, 2012 9:16 AM, Territorial Seed Company added:

Thanks very much for the update and sorry for any confusion! Happy gardening :)"

Positive gweigel
(2 reviews)
On Dec 26, 2011, gweigel Mechanicsburg, PA wrote:

This is one of my favorite seed companies. I like the varieties offered, the prices are fair, and I've always received what I've ordered quickly. No problems whatsoever. All seeds germinated well. One of the best companies for vegetable gardeners from my experience.

Positive westhill
(2 reviews)
On May 6, 2011, westhill Readsboro, VT wrote:

I just received my order of an evergreen huckleberry plant and two seaberry plants. Despite the fact that UPS took a week to get them to me, bashed the heck out of the package, and then delivered them to the wrong address, they ultimately arrived in EXCELLENT, healthy condition. It is a testament to Territorial's quality as well as their packing job. The plants look strong and healthy. I have ordered seeds from them in the past and have always had excellent results with that too. Great company, they are on my list of companies I love to deal with. Thanks Territorial!

Positive firinn
(3 reviews)
On Apr 26, 2011, firinn Eugene, OR (Zone 8b) wrote:

Territorial Seeds has been my go-to source for seeds since I began gardening in the Pacific NW about 12 years ago. While their prices are somewhat higher than those of many seed producers around the country, the quality of the seeds is unmatched anywhere. For years, I would do multiple seed plantings (as you must do with most seeds) and invariably, I would either end up with far more starts than I could use or having to pinch off many many additional starts. Now, with Territorial's seeds, I plant one seed per pot and get nearly 100% germination rate. The seeds and plants, in my experience, are unmatched in quality. I even have some seeds that are 5-7 years old from Territorial that I planted this spring, and their germination rate is equivalent to what I've found from new seeds from other mail order companies and off-the-shelf seeds.

Additionally, their customer service has been phenomenal. I have always found them to be friendly, helpful, and available for advice and information.

I can't say enough nice things about these guys.

I should note that their catalogue prices for non-seed items are really high, though. They find high quality items, but seem to mark them up from retail, so get your ideas from the back of the catalogue, then go find these things elsewhere. :)

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