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Cooperative Extension Fact Sheet FS1163

Mail Order Vegetable Seed Sources for the New Jersey Gardener

  • Wesley Kline, Agriculture and Natural Resources Agent, Cumberland County
  • Michelle Infante-Casella, Agriculture and Natural Resources Agent, Gloucester County
  • Mary Cummings, Former Agriculture and Resource Management Program Associate, Gloucester County
  • Peter Nitzsche, Agriculture and Natural Resources Agent, Morris County
  • William Sciarappa, Agriculture and Natural Resources Agent
  • Mel Henninger, Retired Extension Specialist in Vegetable Crops

Below is a list of companies which sell vegetable seeds by mail order. Not all seed companies are listed. This information appears with the understanding that no endorsement or discrimination by Rutgers Cooperative Extension is implied or intended. In addition, Rutgers Cooperative Extension does not warrant the performance of the crop, nor do we attest to the business practices of these companies. For a listing of recommended vegetable varieties see FS681 Varieties for New Jersey Home Vegetable Gardens. Gardeners should purchase fresh seed whenever possible to increase germination and plant vigor. Any remaining seed should be placed in a cool, dry place to maintain seed viability for use the following year.

The following selected fact sheets and more are available in the Vegetable and Herb Gardening publications category.

For tomato variety pictures and descriptions, please visit the Tomato Varieties page.

Photo credits: Top of page (left to right): NJDA, Peter Nitzsche, Jack Rabin

May 2020