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Shipping Information

Seeds and garden supplies (non-live merchandise) are usually shipped promptly upon receipt of your order.

Nursery stock/perishable goods/live plant material is/are shipped as close to planting time as possible, and not prior to March 1st due to the danger of freezing in transit. Only limited nursery stock will be shipped after June 1st. You may look up an approximate time when spring shipping BEGINS for your area in the region table below.

Shipping & Handling Charges -

Our handling and insured delivery charges guarantee safe arrival of your order. Allow 5 to 14 business days for transit time. An additional charge of $15.00 applies for shipments sent to AK and HI. Due to excessive shipping costs we will only ship seed to AK and HI. Sorry, no shipments will be made to foreign countries. **If you want to specify a shipping date there will be an additional $15.00 charge.**



 Up to $35.00


 $35.01 to $50.00


 $50.01 to $75.00


 $75.01 to $100.00


 $100.01 to $150.00


 $150.01 to $200.00


 Over $200.01


Shipping Restrictions -

Please check with your local Cooperative Extension Office or Dept. of Agriculture for specific restrictions in your area.

AK, AZ, HI, CA - No shipments of bulbs, or live plants.
AK, HI - Seeds only.

CO - No plums.
ID - No bean seeds or live plants.
WA - No currants, gooseberries, grapes, onion plants and sets, shallots.

OR - No grapes, potatoes, nut trees.
AZ, CA, CO, DE, ME, MA, MT, NJ, NM, OH, WA, WV - No gooseberries, jostaberries, or currants.
PUERTO RICO, CANADA and other foreign countries - No shipments of any kind.

Approximate Shipping Times - Click HERE to look up your region!

Region # Spring Shipping Time *
1 Mid - Late March
2 Mid - Late March
3 Mid - Late March
4 Mid - Late March
5 Mid - Late March
6 Mid - Late March
7 Mid - Late March
8 Mid - Late March
9 Late March - Mid April
10 Late March - Mid April
11 Late March - Mid April
12 Late March - Mid April
13 Late March - Mid April
14 Early - Mid April
15 Early - Mid April
16 Mid - Late April
17 Mid - Late April
18 Mid - Late April
19 Mid - Late April
20 Mid - Late April
21 Late April - Mid May
22 Late April - Mid May
23 Mid - Late April
24 Mid - Late April
25 Late April - Mid May
26 Mid - Late April
27 Late April - Mid May

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