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The Seed Company by E.W. Gaze is located in St. John’s, Newfoundland. It was started in 1925 by Ernest Walter Gaze, and is now run by his grandson, Peter Byrne.

Prairie Garden Seeds is located in Humboldt, Saskatchewan (east of Saskatoon), and is operated by Rachelle Ternier, along with her father Jim Ternier.

Annapolis Seeds is a small seed company specializing in garden seeds for Atlantic Canada. They grow open-pollinated varieties, including many types of heritage heirloom seed.

Annapolis Seeds

OSC Seeds, also called the Ontario Seed Company Ltd., is a major Canadian seed company specializing in seeds for home gardeners. They sell a wide variety of seeds, including many heirlooms, modern hybrids, and some organically-grown seeds (especially their Aimers Organics line of seeds). Their offerings include native plants, wildflowers, forage crops, and even tree seeds.

The Seed Company by E.W. Gaze is a Canadian seed seller and garden supply stockist. They offer a full line of garden seeds and the equipment required to grow them into healthy plants.

Wildflower Farm is a Canadian seed seller specializing in seeds for native North American wildflowers and grasses. They’re particularly known for their organically-grown, non-GMO, seed mixes. Wildflower Farm is located in Coldwater, Ontario, where it is operated by Miriam Goldberger and Paul Jenkins.

The Butchart Gardens is an ornamental botanical garden that offers seeds for many of its ornamental plants. They offer many different flowers – both annuals and perennials. The Butchart Gardens is located in Brentwood Bay, British Columbia.

At OSC Seeds, our mission is to supply our customers with the highest quality seed available at competitive pricing. All our vegetable seeds surpass CFIA standards for germination and purity in Canada. We also offer a range of Organic seed products that are certified by the Centre for Systems Integration (CSI).

Our fifth-generation family business has over 125 years of growing history and is proud to be wholly Canadian-owned and operated. From our central facility in Kitchener, Ontario, we can ship from coast to coast across Canada.

OSC Seeds is the largest wholly Canadian-owned and operated packet seed company, offering a full line of products including over 30 herbs, 250 vegetables, 240 annuals, and 100 perennials and biennials suitable for Canada’s various climates.

Over 125 Years of History

We match our superior product offering with knowledgeable and experienced staff, helpful customer service, and on-time deliveries across the country. We guarantee the purity and vitality of our seeds to the full amount of the purchase price.

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Based in the Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia, this company specializes in heirloom and open pollinated seeds, and they proudly consider their collection to be "a living seed bank for the Maritimes and Eastern Canada". All of their products — which boast the wide variety of vegetables, grain and flowers, and even peanuts — are either grown right on their farm or by other farmers in Atlantic Canada. They offer international online shipping for their seeds, and Canada-wide shipping for their seeds and selection of live plants and roots.

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Based just outside of Dundas, Ontario, this family-run company supplies Canadian farmers and gardeners with vegetable, herb, flower, and greencrop seed — and even catnip. You can also add tools, soils, and fertilizers you may require right now to your online order, too.

Known for their mail-order catalogue of over 1,000 products, this Quebec-based business also offers online shopping. Not sure what would work best in your yard? Their site features a handy hardiness zone search function that can help guide you in your seed selection.

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