Seed Catalogs

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Seeds and Bulbs

Baker Creek Heirloom SeedsThe ultimate in heirloom seed catalogs. Find unusual varieties that span generations.
Botanical InterestsFamily owned organic seeds with many heirloom varieties. Ordering through this link supports
Bountiful GardensWe’re sad to see one of our favorite suppliers has closed up shop, but they have a great list of other seed companies you should check out.
Clear Creek SeedsHeirloom seeds from another Safe Seed Pledge participant. Family-owned. We love that they carry short day onion seeds.
Ferry Morse SeedsEstablished in 1856, headquartered in Massachusetts, this good ol’ seed company offers a selection of heirloom and organic seeds. Use this link to support Gardenerd.
High Mowing Organic SeedsOver 350 organic open-pollinated and hybrid seed varieties. Veggies, herbs, and flowers; it’s a beautiful site!
Hometown SeedsA family company with a great heart. Get their Survival Seed Collection or just a pack. We love their Vates Blue Kale!
Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden SupplySeeds and much, much more
Renee’s Garden SeedsA wonderful kitchen garden seed company with a fine selection of heirloom and open pollinated seeds. They carry hybrids too, and some exclusive seeds that you can only get from Renee’s!
Salt Spring SeedsSustainable Canadian seed company selling rare and unusual seeds. Online catalogue includes heirloom tomatoes, quinoa, amaranth, seed garlic and a new zero mile diet kit.
Seeds of ChangeOrganic seeds and starts and much more!
Sow True SeedOpen-pollinated, Non-hybrid and GMO-Free seeds featuring heirloom, organic, and traditional varieties in Ashville, NC.
Sustainable Seed CompanyCertified heirloom seeds for your enjoyment.
Territorial Seed CompanyUntreated and organic seeds & transplants
The Living Seed CompanyGreat heirloom and open pollinated seeds in Northern California. Living Seed Company donates 1 collection for every 10 sold to a school, youth program or suitable charity.
Victory Seed CompanyHeirloom untreated seeds with customizable packets
White Flower FarmHigh quality plants and bulbs, plus access to the Tomatomania selection of tomato starts!
Wood Prairie FarmOrganic seed potatoes, vegetable seeds, grains, and gifts in a beautiful catalog from an independent organic family farm in Maine

Gardening Supplies and Such

Ali’s OrganicsWe support small businesses and Ali’s Organics in Utah is just that. Hard-working gardenerds with great gardening supplies and seeds.
Amazon.comFind handy tools, books and other gardening related items
Arbico Organics
Great supplier of beneficial insects and nematodes. Use this link to support Gardenerd a smidge.
Barnes & NobleFind all the books Christy recommends in her Blog here. Purchases through this link support Gardenerd.
Blue Sky BiocharBlue Sky Biochar, a biological charcoal soil supplement, sets up a naturally organic support system that retains both water and nutrients concentrated at the plant’s root level.
CafePressThe world’s favorite place to find or make unique T-shirts and gifts. Check out Gardenerd’s swag!
Clarington Forge

High quality, handcrafted tools to last a lifetime. Their digging fork is the best!

Chelsea Green Publishing

The leading publisher of sustainable living books since 1985.

Fox Farm Fertilizer

Organic fertilizers and soil amendments from a small family farm
Gaiam.comSustainable Living at its Best
Gardens AliveOrganic pest control & fertilizers
Gardeners Supply CompanyJust about everything you need in one place
GreenStalk Vertical GardenA well-designed vertical gardening system that uses soil and ingenuity to help your garden grow in small spaces. Use this link to support Gardenerd. Use Code GSGARDENERD for a discount on your purchase.
Kellogg Garden CompanyWe’ve worked with Kellogg to donate soil to school gardens.  Now they have a great OMRI approved organic fertilizer that we love.
Malibu CompostThe first Biodynamic compost available. We’ll be distributing it on soon!
Minnie and MoonFind high quality British-made garden & kitchen goods from Nether Wallop Trading Company in England.
Mother Earth NewsThe organic guide to living wisely.
Organic Control (Orcon)Purveyors of beneficial insects, including predatory nematodes, decolate snails and insects that bring balance back to your garden
Organic SolutionOffering biologically active premium worm castings, vermachar and worm tea.
Paradise NurseryA wonderful nursery specializing in fruit trees that ships bare root stock out of state. The website will soon offer helpful growing tips for home orchard care.
Planet NaturalOrganic fertilizers, pest control, indoor and outdoor garden supplies, books and more
Real Goods SolarEverything you want to know about renewable energy, green living and more.  We’ve been big fans of Real Goods for years!
Safer BrandOMRI approved organic pest control products
Square Foot GardeningMel Bartholomew’s life’s work and Christy’s original garden bible
WomansworkGloves and tools for gals, designed for
the way women work. We love their nitrile gloves.’s partner for installing Woolly Pocket School Gardens on urban campuses. You can get them for your wall and start growing vertically.

From Garden to Kitchen

Back To The RootsMushroom kits made from spent coffee grounds.  Great for kitchen gardens and kids.  We’ve tested them, and enjoyed the harvest.
Eat Well GuideFind local farmer’s markets, co-ops and restaurants that use local ingredients in your area.  Just plug in your zip code!
Edible Schoolyard Edible education curriculum for kindergarten through high school.
EpicuriousFind recipes from simple to extravagant for all your harvest needs
GardenZeusA new website with detailed growing instructions for edible crops for each hardiness zone (California specific at the moment). Christy contributed to the content along with other garden experts.
Local Harvest.orgA great website for finding farmer’s markets in your area
Penzey’sChristy’s favorite spice company – She’s been a customer since 1993
WallyGro School’s partner for installing Woolly Pocket School Gardens on urban campuses
Slow Food InternationalAims to restore the pleasures of ecologically sustainable ways of growing, cooking, and eating
Wwoof.orgWorld wide opportunities on organic farms.  Trade free room and board for a chance to learn the ropes at organic farms around the world

Environmental Resources

Ecology ActionHome of Grow BioIntensive “mini-farming” methods
Black Valley FilmsBlack Valley Films is the production company of Scott Hamilton Kennedy, who produced The Garden, a Academy Award Nominee for Best Documentary.
FossilFree.orgFind out ways to divest from oil investments and encourage others to do so. Force oil companies to stop drilling and keep carbon emissions in check.
LA Stormwater ProgramLearn about what you can do to help prevent pollution in your nearby waterways
Let’s Go SolarFind actionable explanations, step-by-step guides, and California-specific information on all facets of solar to help you determine if renewable energy is a smart environmental and financial choice for your home or business.
Low Impact LivingLearn how to create a sustainable home and lifestyle
Permaculture.orgOpen the door to the world of Permaculture
Permies.comA great site to commune with other permaculture enthusiasts on a series of forums on subjects from homesteading to energy to building.
Pesticide.orgThe Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides.  Protecting people and the environment by advancing healthy solutions to pest problems
Teaching GreenMore than just organic gardening, this site educates adults and kids alike on the benefits of reducing our carbon footprint