buying seeds on web

tdetrazFebruary 25, 2011

I am fairly new to growing cut flowers to sell and have been pricing sunflowers. They can be quite pricey. I was wondering if there are any good places on the web to purchase good quality, inexpensive seeds.

Thanks

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steve22802(7a VA)

GeoSeeds has great prices and selection but they don't have a fancy catalog; you have to know what you want. Johnny's Select Seeds is good too but more expensive than GeoSeeds.

    Bookmark   February 25, 2011 at 9:51PM
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thinman(Z5 MI)

Yep, sunflowers are expensive when you have to buy thousands of them, but, as Steve said, GeoSeed has the best prices. Johnny's seems to have the best growing information, and I do buy stuff from them, too, but not sunflowers.

    Bookmark   February 27, 2011 at 9:16AM
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tdetraz

Thanks for the info. I will check that one out.

    Bookmark   February 27, 2011 at 10:19PM
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gardengirl77

I would also check out Eden Brothers web site. They sell quite a few flower seeds for cut flower use. They have a few different sunflower varieties like Lemon Queen, Tall Teddy Bear, and Velvet Queen that are under $25.00 for one pound of seed. They also have Cosmos, Larkspur, Queen Ann's Lace, and Zinnias. Their prices are good and they offer free shipping on orders over $50.00. I have bought seed from them before and have been very pleased.

    Bookmark   March 1, 2011 at 10:36PM
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grannymarsh(z4-5 U.P. MICH)

Use the same seeds that you would buy for the bird feeders. There are a wide variety of sizes and colors mixed in there and it is relatively cheep (pun intended) I started this after lamenting - well, maybe I was fussing/cussing - the low number of seeds in the pkgs and the price. Then I noticed that the squirrels had planted little gobs of sunflowers all over the garden. AND THEY WERE PRETTY.

    Bookmark   March 2, 2011 at 10:12AM
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