Celebrating 40 years of serving the home gardener!
Located in rural Maine, we are a family owned and operated business. Operating since 1979, Pinetree Garden Seeds was founded with the simple mission of offering low prices on quality seeds to the home gardener.
Composting can take your backyard garden to the next level, turning organic waste material into a rich and renewable soil amendment—for free! There are as many types of composting as there are home gardeners. Check out our guide below to see which method matches your own gardening style and get started making your own “black gold”—homemade, harvest-enhancing compost.
Bursting withbackyard garden ideasbut need to stay on a budget? We hear you! With so many great gardening tools and accessories out there, it can be easy to forget that it doesn’t take all that much to get a garden growing. In fact, to be a backyard gardener,you don’t even need a backyard.
Red leaf, radicchio, romaine, and more. With such an abundance of delicious and nutritiouslettuce varietiesavailable, it can be challenging to choose just one to grow in your garden. The good news is thatcultivating lettuceis almost as simple as sprinkling seeds (one of the reasons they are simply the perfect succession plant)so you can try and taste a new type of lettuce almost any time you like!
We asked the thousands of home gardeners in our Facebook group what they wish they had known before they dug into a lifetime of gardening. The result? A bumper crop of tips for beginning gardening from a diverse, experienced, and generous group of folks that want first-time growers to fall in love with growing your own vegetables the way they did