Where to buy Burpee Seeds in Portland?

lilydudeMarch 5, 2009

Who sells Burpee seeds? Thanks.

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jwr6404(8B Wa)

Fred Meyers,Lowes and Walmart.

    Bookmark   March 5, 2009 at 4:29PM
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botann(z8 SEof Seattle)

I guess that boycott didn't stick. How soon we forget.

    Bookmark   March 6, 2009 at 11:26PM
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muddydogs

Save time and gas if you want to pay for Burpee seeds buy them online.

    Bookmark   March 7, 2009 at 12:09AM
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lilydude

"I guess that boycott didn't stick. How soon we forget."

Botann, explain please. Are you referring to the T&M thread? I don't do business with T&M. What does that have to do with Burpee?

    Bookmark   March 7, 2009 at 12:35AM
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lilydude

Muddydogs, I did end up buying online. I couldn't find the seeds I wanted at the retail stores. Also, I think the seed count is higher if you buy directly from them. But they really whack you with shipping charges online($8.95). Nasty.

    Bookmark   March 7, 2009 at 12:38AM
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ian_wa(Sequim)

Many people in the Northwest have strong feelings against Burpee because of their mishandling of Heronswood Nursery after they purchased it from Dan Hinkley. And much was said about it on this forum... just go to the bottom and search for 'Heronswood'.

Who needs Heronswood anyways... I'm off to WalMart to get my Burpee seeds!

    Bookmark   March 7, 2009 at 3:03AM
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morz8(Washington Coast Z8b)

Botann, it stuck here - I haven't purchased anything that would benefit George Ball and it's not likely I will.

I'm another who hasn't had exceptional germination with Thompson/Morgan...Approx 75% of my perennial/shrub seeds the last few years have come from Chiltern Seeds, no complaints at all with theirs. The Chiltern VegBook looked interesting and I've browsed through it but I'm not planning a vegetable garden this year so haven't ordered from it.

    Bookmark   March 7, 2009 at 11:37AM
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