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Seedlings in Philadelphia area

Posted by gcwebber 7 (My Page) on
Wed, Mar 25, 09 at 10:45

Hi everyone,

I'm new to the site, so please forgive me if this has been covered a lot already. I am getting the gardening itch, as I'm sure you all are too, and even though it's a little early I wanted to plan things out :)

I'm looking for a place to buy seedlings that has a wide selection of heirloom tomatoes and other veggies. Organic would be preferable, but not necessary. I went to a place several years ago with a friend, of course I can't remember the name of it now, but it was really perfect. They had literally dozens of heirloom tomatoes and several varieties of peppers, eggplants, tomatillos, all kinds of unusual seedlings. I think it was in Downingtown. They had a few different buildings filled with seedlings, I spent at least 3 hours picking several dozen plants to take home. I was in heaven!

Now I wish I could remember what it was called. :( Do any of you have any places you recommend for seedlings? I wish I could start from seed myself but I just don't have the room or the time to invest!


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RE: Seedlings in Philadelphia area

Hi. Sorry I can't help you, but you might want to post on the Pennsylvania site. Someone there no doubt knows the answer.


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RE: Seedlings in Philadelphia area

Have you tried Triple Oaks Nursery in Franklinville, NJ? It's probably about a 45 minute drive south of the Ben Franklin or Walt Whitman Bridges. Lots of heirloom and native plants and the people who work there are very helpful.


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