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Inexpensive seed suplier

Postby Thurston Garden » Tue Jan 01, 2013 11:34 am

I remember finding a UK seed supplier a few years back who sold seeds at c.50p a pack. There was no glossy packet outer, only the foil inner hence the reduction in cost. My dull memory thinks it was a well known veg bod like Medwyn Williams or someone similar.

Can anyone think of the company at all?

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Re: Inexpensive seed suplier

Postby GeorgeSalt » Tue Jan 01, 2013 12:10 pm

There's a few like that, we use Seed Parade and a couple of others.
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Re: Inexpensive seed suplier

Postby Annemieke » Tue Jan 01, 2013 4:42 pm

Have you ever heard of http://www.realseeds.co.uk/? I don't know about cheap but they are small, organic and deserve a chance compared to the, much reviled here, Chase/HDRA. They're friends of a friend, and have not sold their ideals down the river yet.
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Re: Inexpensive seed suplier

Postby Odsox » Tue Jan 01, 2013 5:16 pm

Annemieke wrote:Have you ever heard of http://www.realseeds.co.uk/? I don't know about cheap

Certainly NOT cheap if you live outside of the UK as they charge £9.00 postage for a packet of seed. :shock:
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Re: Inexpensive seed suplier

Postby Thurston Garden » Tue Jan 01, 2013 5:20 pm

Thanks all, Seed Parade are worth a good look. I have used Real Seeds in the past too. Chase/HDRA have mucked up far too many orders in years gone past to deserve any of my cash. Customer service scores zero in my book...
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Re: Inexpensive seed suplier

Postby diggernotdreamer » Tue Jan 01, 2013 7:53 pm

Tamar Organics are very helpful. They will do discounts for gardening groups, I have always found their seeds to be very well priced, used them for many years and with an organic gardening group I was involved in, they used to do huge orders for us and never cocked them up.
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Re: Inexpensive seed suplier

Postby sarahturner » Wed Jan 02, 2013 2:48 pm

I use http://www.qualityseeds4less.co.uk they are brilliant. Great seeds again without the fancy packaging. Germination rates are better than I have ever had from the bigger seed companies, postage is super quick and they are good for advice too. Highly recommended.

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Re: Inexpensive seed suplier

Postby oldjerry » Sat Jan 19, 2013 11:31 am

sarahturner wrote:I use http://www.qualityseeds4less.co.uk they are brilliant. Great seeds again without the fancy packaging. Germination rates are better than I have ever had from the bigger seed companies, postage is super quick and they are good for advice too. Highly recommended.

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Anyone else used these people?? Their website seems to use paypal,which I hate,so I've E mailed them,phoned them,to attempt to pay by phone with visa,they don't respond......to either.......shame really.

Need tomato and onion seed in the next 5 or 6 days,not ludicrously priced,anyone any ideas??
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Re: Inexpensive seed suplier

Postby boboff » Sat Jan 19, 2013 11:37 am

sales@premierseedsdirect.com

Or find them on ebay.

I have used them these last 3 years, seeds are 99p a pack, but only one postage charge, and they do allot of perennials, which I like, and I find germination to be very good, and the packs are again not fancy, but you get allot for your money.

The postage is only 57p as well, which for more than 3 packs is still good value I reckon.

I do use ebay and use paypal, but you might get a responce??

They are based in Hampshire.
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Re: Inexpensive seed suplier

Postby oldjerry » Sat Jan 19, 2013 1:33 pm

Thanks mate,I'll give them a go. Jerry.
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Re: Inexpensive seed suplier

Postby darkbrowneggs » Sat Jan 19, 2013 1:56 pm

boboff wrote:sales@premierseedsdirect.com

Or find them on ebay.

I have used them these last 3 years, seeds are 99p a pack, but only one postage charge, and they do allot of perennials, which I like, and I find germination to be very good, and the packs are again not fancy, but you get allot for your money.

The postage is only 57p as well, which for more than 3 packs is still good value I reckon.

I do use ebay and use paypal, but you might get a responce??

They are based in Hampshire.


I have bought a lot of my seeds from them this year. I ordered before this thread and they came quickly. I was worried about the quantity of seed you got, but that looks fine, and I am pleased that you have found germination to be good.

If everything is ok this year I shall dfinitely use them again. :icon_smile:
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Re: Inexpensive seed suplier

Postby darkbrowneggs » Mon Jan 21, 2013 12:25 am

I have ordered all mine for this year, but wanted a specific cucumber and found this site.

http://www.midlandseedcompany.co.uk/

It looks really good - I shall prob order more than just the cucumber seeds, even though I have already got the seeds I need. Seedaholic :lol:
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Re: Inexpensive seed suplier

Postby becks77 » Mon Jan 21, 2013 3:43 pm

Just ordered mine from here www.vegetableseeds.net today if you like them on Facebook theres a 10% discount and a friend and I put together to go over the £20 mark to get free P&P
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Re: Inexpensive seed suplier

Postby becks77 » Mon Jan 21, 2013 3:47 pm

PS just looked at the site again and noticed orders over £10 get 2 x free packs of seeds could be interesting ;)
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Re: Inexpensive seed suplier

Postby oldjerry » Mon Jan 21, 2013 8:04 pm

Thanks for that link,these guys look like the T***o Meatballs. Too late for onions and Toms ,but everything else looks really good,I'll definately be buying from them in a week or so.....thanks again.
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