Shop for Plants

Below is a list of catalogs and web sites of note because either they carry a particular plant listed in the book, Greenhouse Gardener’s Companion, or they are good resources for the home greenhouse gardener.

Aloha Tropicals,, 1247 Browning Court, Vista, CA 92083, 1-760-941-0920
Carries a wide assortment of banana corms and other tropical and sub-tropical plants.

California Carnivores,, 7020 Trenton – Healdsburg Road,  Forestville, CA. 95436, 1-707-838-1630
A source for carnivorous plants and seeds and supplies. I constantly receive positive comments about this supplier as to their high quality of plants!

Dixondale Farms,, P.O. 127, Carrizo Springs TX 78834
Carries onion plants and onion-growing supplies and information.

Edible Landscaping,, P.O. Box 77, Afton, VA 22920, 1-800-524-4156
Carries citrus, figs, strawberries, and more.

Exotica, (unable to locate web site), P.O. Box 160 Vista, California 92083, 1-760-724-9093
Carries a wide selection of plants and rare tropical fruit trees from around the world including mango, lychee, guavas, cherimoya, sapote, papaya banana, persimmon, jujube, star fruit, bamboo, palm and more.

Forestfarm,, 990 Tetherow Rd., Williams, OR 97544-9599, 1-541-846-7269
Offers a wide variety of seeds and plants.

Garden of Delights,, 14560 S.W. 14th St., Davie, FL 33325, 1-954-370-9004 or 1-800-741-3103 for automated orders
Specializes in palms, rare tropical and sub-tropical fruit trees and more.,
Carries a wide variety of tools, fertilizer, books and other supplies along with seeds, plants, and more. This is solely an Internet site.

Germania Seed Company,, P.O. Box 31787, 5978 North Northwest Highway, Chicago, Illinois 60631, 773-631-6631
This company focuses mainly on seeds and plants for the commercial grower but also deals with smaller growers and smaller quantities. No glossy paper or flashy pictures but good prices and selection. Carries greenhouse snapdragons and sweet peas. They also carry plugs (for bedding plant production) for larger and more commercial growers.

Glasshouse Works,, P.O. Box 97, Stewart, OH 45778, 1-800-837-2142
Contains one of the largest listings of ornamental greenhouse plants. You will also find a large selection of herbs, bonsai, coleus, begonias, cacti, succulents, ferns and many other foliage and flowering houseplants. They also carry interesting collections. Quality plants, great web site!

Hartmann’s Plantation,, P.O. Box E, 310 60th St. Grand Junction, MI 49063-0100, 1-616-253-4281
Carries unique, entertaining and unusual plants along with more common fruiting plants.

Jersey Asparagus Farms,, 105 Porchtown Road, Pittsgrove NJ 08318, 1-800-499-0013
Carries day-neutral strawberries.

K & L Cactus and Succulent Nursery, 9500 Brook Ranch Road East, Ione, CA  95640-9417  1-209-274-0360
Carries a wide selection of cacti and succulents.

Kartuz Greenhouses, P.O. Box 790, 1408 Sunset Dr., Vista, CA 92085-0790, 1-760-941-3613
Carries a great selection of begonias as well as numerous other flowering plants for the greenhouse.

Logee’s Greenhouses,, 141 North Street, Danielson, CT 06239, 1-860-774-8038
Offers one of the best selections of greenhouse ornamentals and herbs; beautiful color photos in catalog.

Mellinger’s Nursery,, 2310 W. South Range Rd., North Lima, OH 44452-9731, 1-800-321-7444
Carries a wide assortment of plants, seeds, and supplies.

Nichols Garden Nursery,, 1190 North Pacific Highway, Albany, OR 97321-4580, 1-541-928-9280
Carries a wide variety of herb plants. Also carries vegetables, home-brewing supplies, everlastings, dried flower supplies, and more. This is a great family business that sells quality items.

Nor’East Miniature Roses,, P.O. Box 307, Rowley, MA 01960 1-508-948-5487
Sells a wide variety of miniature roses.

Nourse Farms,, 41 River Road, South Deerfield, MA 01373, 1-413-665-2658
Carries a good selection of strawberries including day-neutral types.

Peaceful Valley Farm Supply,, P.O. Box 2209, Grass Valley, CA 95945, 1-888-784-1722
This is an extensive catalog of seeds, supplies, beneficial insects pest control needs and more.

Pineapple Place, 3961 Markham Woods Road, Longwood, FL 32779, 1-407-333-0445
Bromeliad specialists, carries a wide variety of bromeliads and supplies for growing them.

Plumeria People, 910 Leander Drive, Leander, TX 78641, 1-512-259-0807, E-mail:
Large selection of Named Plumeria and other tropical plants. Specializes in greenhouse plumeria and other tropical and sub-tropical plants.

Raintree Nursery,, 391 Butts Rd., Morton, WA 98356, 1-360-496-6400
Carries berries, fruits, nut trees, citrus, figs and more.

Richters Herb Catalogue,, Goodwood, Ontario Canada L0C 1A0, 1-905-640-6677
Among the most extensive listing of herb plants and seeds anywhere. The description is incredible. Carries both medicinal and culinary plants. They make an adjustment for the difference in value of currency between Canada and the United States.

Shady Hill Gardens,, 821 Walnut Street, Batavia, IL 60510-2999, 1-630-879-5665
Carries one of the most extensive selections of geranium plants.

Stokes Tropicals,, P.O. Box 9868, New Iberia, LA 70562-9868, 1-800-624-9706
Not to be confused with Stokes Seeds, these folks stick to tropicals including a great banana selection, plumerias, gingers, heliconias and more. Colorful catalog.

Teas Nursery Co., Inc.,, P.O. Box 1603, Bellaire, TX 77402-1603, 1-800-446-7723
Carries many tropical plants including orchids, tillandsias, hibiscus, growing supplies and more.

The Fig Tree Nursery, Box 124, Gulf Hammock, FL 32639, 1-904-486-2930
Specializes in fig trees but also carries some other plants.

Tropiflora,, 3530 Tallevast Road, Sarasota, FL 34243, 1-800-613-7520
Carries an extensive list of bromeliads, tillandsias, orchids and succulents. Excellent catalog with great enthusiasm. There is also a great catalog supplement called the “Cargo Report,” which describes the companies latest adventures in collecting exotic species.

Well-Sweep Herb Farm, Inc., 205 Mt. Bethel Rd. Port Murray, NJ   07865, 1-908-852-5390
Has a very large selection of herb seeds, plants and, some supplies.