10 Canadian seed companies that you can still order from online
Places to stock up on seed packets, soil and more
Whether as a form of stress-relief or to create a reliable source of food, gardening has perhaps never seemed so appealing to so many. In a year where browsing your gardening centre may not be possible, seeds play an even more critical part — and they are in high demand. Although these little packets are incredibly popular these days, there are so many seed suppliers still shipping the products needed to get a garden growing at home this spring. In fact, their catalogues contain just about everything you could ever want to grow in your backyard or on your balcony — plus the tools to tackle it. In search of flowers, fruit and veggies to sow, we rounded up ten Canadian companies that are still accepting online orders right now.
This PEI seed company is over 80 years old and offers cross-country shipping. Their selection includes vegetables, flowers, fruit, herbs and more, plus you can add an assortment of gardening tools you may need to your order.
Edgebrook Farm Curated Seed Co. and Stems Flower Farm
This husband and wife Ontario seed supplier duo offer up lots of options for growing flowers and vegetables. Their flower farm supplies local florists and lucky for us, we can get in on the online seed orders too. Tip: if you live in the Cookstown area, their fresh-cut blooms will be available for contactless pickup and porch delivery starting early summer.
The Seed Company by E.W. Gaze
A go-to for gardeners and farmers alike, this Newfoundland seed supplier has been around since 1925. In addition to all of the flower, vegetable, and grass seeds you seek (including a Jigg’s Dinner seed kit), this spot offers maple tapping supplies, a selection of soils, and seeds for something called a cucamelon! Their products are available for no-contact pickup, in-town delivery, and shipping.
This Nova Scotian seed producer’s 2020 catalogue is live and shoppable online. You’ll find heirloom, open-pollinated vegetable seeds along with fruit and tree seeds, live plants and more on their site. Orders are shipping via Canada Post, and with the increase in demand, they’re posting which day’s orders they’re working on so that you have an idea of where yours is in the queue.
West Coast Seeds
Based in Vancouver, this B.C. seed company’s catalogue is quite fulsome; veggies, herbs, ornamental grasses, mulches and soils — they’ve got ’em. While you can still order online, the company has limited their daily orders intake, due to COVID-19 operational changes.
A popular pick across Canada, this Alberta-based seed company offers country-wide shipping. After 122 years in the industry, they have a wide range of offerings, including a section dedicated to heirloom varieties, and a ‘brand new for 2020‘ spotlight.
William Dam Seeds
Based just outside of Dundas, Ontario, this family-run company supplies Canadian farmers and gardeners with vegetable, herb, flower, and greencrop seed — and even catnip. You can also add tools, soils, and fertilizers you may require right now to your online order, too.
Based in the Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia, this company specializes in heirloom and open pollinated seeds, and they proudly consider their collection to be “a living seed bank for the Maritimes and Eastern Canada”. All of their products — which boast the wide variety of vegetables, grain and flowers, and even peanuts — are either grown right on their farm or by other farmers in Atlantic Canada. They offer international online shipping for their seeds, and Canada-wide shipping for their seeds and selection of live plants and roots.
W. H. Perron
Known for their mail-order catalogue of over 1,000 products, this Quebec-based business also offers online shopping. Not sure what would work best in your yard? Their site features a handy hardiness zone search function that can help guide you in your seed selection.
This Winnipeg-based company’s 2020 catalogue boasts 110 pages of seeds and other gardening products to peruse. You can even order a greenhouse should you desire! You can order online, over the phone, or even via fax or mail, and if you live in the Winnipeg/Headingley area, contactless pickups at their shop are also an option. Plus, they will ship anywhere in Canada.
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Places to stock up on seed packets, soil and more.
Canadian Seed and Plant Mail-Order Sources
Here’s a list of Garden Seed Catalogs and Web sites for Canada. If you’re seeking a list of U.S. garden seed suppliers, click here.
If there are any garden seed nurseries not listed below, please share your recommendations! Just comment below. Thanks!
Corn Hill Nursery
2700 Rte. 890
Corn Hill, NB E4Z 1M2
1000 Parker Blvd.
Brandon, MB R7A 6E1
357 Hwy. 47
Goodwood, ON L0C 1A0
Online catalogue and free print catalogue.
411 York Rd.
York, PE , C0A 1P0
West Coast Seeds
4930 A Elliott St.
Delta, BC V4K 2Y1
W. H. Perron
2914 Cure-Labelle Blvd.
Laval, QC H7P 5S8
Online catalogue and free print catalogue.
William Dam Seeds Ltd.
279 Hwy. 8
Dundas, ON L9H 5E1
Online catalogue and free print catalogue.
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Canadian Bulbs and Perennials
Submitted by Annette on February 19, 2020 – 12:28pm
A good place to find good quality bulbs is Breck’s Canada. You can get a free catalog here:
www. brecksbulbs.ca /catalog_request
Heritage Harvest Seeds
Submitted by Ken on January 29, 2020 – 7:59pm
Heritage Harvest Seed is a Canadian heirloom/heritage seed mail order company specializing in rare and endangered heirloom/heritage varieties of vegetables, flowers and herbs. With over 800 varieties to choose from,They surely have something to suit your taste. Over the past decade they have become Canada’s #1 source for rare and endangered varieties of heirloom/heritage seed. Our heirloom/heritage tomato collection is among the best in North America!
Another seed company they have both online and paper and are in
Submitted by Maxie Katt on December 28, 2019 – 8:24am
www dot stokes dot com. To order the paper version, use the blue banner at the top of the page.US customers ensure the US flag is showing, likewise the Canadian flag for Canada. Sorry please change the word ‘dot’ to a period as it won’t let me post the actual website. Regards Maxie
Submitted by Jenna Pearl Payne on March 15, 2019 – 9:49pm
Are these just companies located in Canada or sources of Canadian seed. I’m hoping for Canadian seed.
Canadian Seed Companies
Submitted by The Editors on March 18, 2019 – 4:57pm
This list is comprised of seed companies located in Canada. In some cases, they may sell seeds produced in other countries.
Submitted by Caroline Downing on March 8, 2019 – 5:05am
Going back to my roots, I order from Lindenberg Seeds in Brandon, MB.
I fondly remember dad and mom poring through their catalog for our family-owned and operated greenhouse.
They have a great selection, competitive pricing, quality product and timely shipping.
I recommend them to everyone.
The Cottage Gardener @ www.cottagegardener.com
Submitted by Merry C Carey on January 21, 2019 – 8:29pm
Your link leads nowhere and my research has led me to The Cottage Gardener Heirloom Seedhouse, agricultural cooperative, also of Newtonville, Ontario, Canada, whos Facebook page, (this wont let me post a link) where in September of 2018 they announce that they are discontinuing their (virtual) retail business, probably in part due to a major loss of seedlings in April, refered to in another post. The “about” tab of the Facebook lists their website as the same (www dot cottagegardener dot com) you have given and the link goes to the same dead end . There are two phone numbers listed which I did not try; 905-242-0470, and 905-786-2204.
Submitted by The Editors on January 22, 2019 – 3:15pm
Thank you for bringing this to our attention, Merry. We will update the list.
Submitted by Marilyn Perl on January 10, 2019 – 12:46pm
There is a seed company in Saskatoon called Early’s Seeds which has excellent inventory and a well developed web site.
Submitted by Glenda Thompson on January 22, 2019 – 2:46pm
If you have a mail out catalog, I would like to receive one.
Submitted by Mari on December 27, 2018 – 3:37pm
and heritage harvest seeds
Are also in canada
Submitted by Jacqueline on April 30, 2018 – 9:44pm
May I ask, if possible, can you map the mail order sources, please.
I would like to order seeds from t t seeds
Submitted by Marie Unger on April 7, 2018 – 5:09pm
The seeds in stores are no good
Submitted by Janice on April 5, 2018 – 9:39am
T&T Seeds ships Canada wide – seeds, fertilizers, pot and trays, health products, perishable stock such as windbreaks, fruit trees, dahlias, glads, potatoes and more.
you can find them through google – just search T&T Seeds
Fresh 2017 Seed Harvest
Submitted by Saltspring Nursery on November 24, 2017 – 11:38pm
Saltspring Nursery is located on the West Coast of Beautiful British Columbia, Canada, growing for over 30 years, providing Organically grown, non-GMO annual, perennial, shrub, tree, ornamental grass, herb, fruit & vegetable seed within Canada. Plant material available for local pick up or delivery by appointment only. View inventory at saltspringnursery(dot)com
Seed company of Salt Spring Island
Submitted by Karen on November 6, 2017 – 12:17am
Kindly check out Salt Spring Seeds for a wealth of plant and seed knowledge and resources.
Canadian Garden Seed Company
Submitted by Joel on June 17, 2017 – 2:06pm
A great list of companies! I also have my own Canadian garden seed company, if it’s possible to add the the list:
Seed Bank is an online retailer of garden seeds. All of our seeds are non-GMO and untreated. we sell herb, fruit, flower, and vegetable seeds.
We are located in Port Hope, ON, Canada.
www .seed-bank. ca
grass replacement for blvd.
Submitted by vera Kern on February 14, 2016 – 1:12am
I got rid of the grass on our blvd. a few yrs. ago and planted thyme, but the grass and dandelions (from the centre of our cul-de-sac)
came back. Is there a very thick groundcover for a dry sunny area where dandelion seeds won’t be as likely to grow?
Spotted deadnettles (Lamium
Submitted by The Editors on February 18, 2016 – 11:32am
Spotted deadnettles (Lamium maculatum) and Allegheny spurge (Pachysandra procumbens) are creapers that spread quickly by stems underground and also root from leaf nodes that touch the soil. Vinca minor also spreads quickly and has shiny deep green leaves and purple flowers.
Looking for plants or seeds
Submitted by Debbie Mohr on May 18, 2015 – 3:54pm
Looking for plants or seeds for Jewel “Joseph’s Coat” Alternanthera
A great resource is also the
Submitted by Daniel A on January 23, 2013 – 12:43pm
Canadian Seed and Plant Mail-Order Sources Share: Here’s a list of Garden Seed Catalogs and Web sites for Canada. If you’re seeking a list of U.S. garden seed suppliers, click here. If