12 Places to Buy Plants and Seeds Online
Whether you can't make it to the local nursery or you're craving some extra convenience, we rounded up the best places to buy plants (and seeds!) online. Now, get growing!
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Many of us remember paging through the Burpee seed catalog with mom or grandma. And today, thanks to the iconic brand’s online shop, you can recreate those fond memories while stocking up for the season. Shop for seeds (and in some cases, plants) of all your favorite vegetables, flowers, perennials, herbs and fruits—you can even add organic options and gardening supplies to your cart! Eager to get started? Check out these fast-growing vegetables that you can harvest quickly.
True Leaf Market
If you’re looking for quality seeds, True Leaf Market has ’em. And in addition to traditional offerings for flowers, herbs and fresh produce, the online store has options for growing your own microgreens, sprouts and wheatgrass. Oh, and while you’re browsing, take a second to get to know Taylor, the warehouse cat. Trust us, the puns alone are worth your while.
If you want to treat yourself or a loved one to a quality houseplant, Bloomscape has you covered. This modern company ships plants straight from the greenhouse to your front door. While their offerings are constantly changing, we currently love the Hedgehog Aloe, Kimberly Queen Fern and Prickly Pear Cactus. As an added bonus, Bloomscape sets you up with everything you need for growing success—including soil, a pot and expert care instructions—while offering plants to fit any price range.
Another trusted brand, Jung sells almost every seed and plant variety imaginable. Plus, you can pick up bulbs, roses and even trees or shrubs. Make sure you check the site’s shipping policy before getting your heart set on a certain item, though. Some states have restrictions. Psst! Here’s the secrets you need to grow the ultimate tomato crop.
Advertising as “America’s most complete seed and nursery company,” Gurney’s sells, well, just about everything you need for a beautiful yard. Scroll through pages of vegetables, fruits, flowers, trees or shrubs and more. If you’re wondering what all of your neighbors are buying, check out the “Best Sellers” page, too.
If you’re looking to grow the most beautiful garden on the block, check out Dutch Gardens. Promising “top quality for over 100 years,” this site is a top spot for perennials, bulbs, trees and shrubs, roses, vines and more. You can plant easy knowing every living item comes with a one-year warranty, too.
Field & Forest Products
If you’ve ever wanted to grow your own mushrooms, Field & Forest can help you do it. The brand specializes in mushroom spawn, grow kits and tools. In addition to products, their site is a wealth of information on topics ranging from indoor growing to planting and harvesting. Want a completely edible garden? Try these easy-to-grow vegetables.
Even if you don’t have a big backyard you can still grow homemade produce and herbs—or at least that’s the philosophy behind Urban Leaf. They sell mini fruit and vegetable kits, herb seeds, bottle gardens and more that can be grown in the comfort of your apartment.
It’s not just the seeds that matter. Packaging is important, too! That’s why Botanical Interests set off to create a more beautiful and informative seed packet. And since 1995 they’ve been selling all sorts of vegetables, flowers and herbs.
If you’re looking for a good deal, try Direct Gardening. This no-frills site has everything you need—and then some. We love that you can filter items by “Garden Solutions,” such as butterfly attracting, deer-resistant, drought-tolerant and more.
Specializing in heirloom varieties, Select Seeds has some of the most unique offerings on the Internet. In addition to plenty of annuals, perennials, fragrant plants, native species, vines and herbs, the site also has an heirloom section that’s full of rare and vintage finds. Here’s why you should grow heirloom vegetables.
Harry & David
You might think of Harry & David for their gourmet gift baskets and Moose Munch, but they’re a great source for plants, too. You can find all sorts of beautiful options, including ever-blooming Gardenias, herb gardens and succulent centerpieces. This site is our first stop when we want to send a plant as a gift. While you’re at it, check out our best Father’s Day gifts for gardeners, too.