I have tried to raise herbs from seeds, I mean the more unusual here not the odd basil chamomile ore parsley, and I often did not have luck.
Same with rare fruittrees and others. In some instances it was my fault because I did wait too long for starting the seeds for example.\
But I think that at least some of the seeds were just not viable and with some companies I had less luck than with others.
Which seed companies do you recommend for herbs and rare fruit (sometimes found in the ornamental section)?
I had some seeds from sand mountain and they did not come up neither from tradewinds, but it can be entirely my fault too.
No, I have not tried any of them, yet; I have only grown what seeds I can get from the dollar store, Walmart, and the 99cent store in containers in the backyard. I'm a teen, and my parents don't want me doing anything that might ruin the lawn. Also, it's a suburban area, and our HOA might fuss, too. I really want to try these sources because the seeds are so cool, and there are so many choices available. Something there is bound to be useful.
I've had very good results with the herb seeds I've gotten from Nichols, Johnny's, and Baker Creek. I'm sure there are others that a good, but these three are the ones that I got the herbs from. I purchase from a variety of places depending upon the varieties.
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posted 5 years ago
With horizon I had mixed results, but once again the problem might have been me.
Thanks, I'm from Australia, that's why I want some seeds, often stuff I do not find in the nursery.
I agree that Baker Creek has fantastic germination rates, unfortunately they are not very varied at herbs.
And for other readers, their seed packets do really contain a good amount of seeds, mostly much more than stated.