Vancouver Island Herb and Vegetable Seed 2015 Resource Kit

Source - Wikimedia

Source – Wikimedia

Get ready for another great year of vegetable and herb growing on Vancouver Island. Here is a collection of links to help you get started !

1) Seedy Saturday 2015 Calendar

The first thing you need to know is when the “Seedy Saturday” seed exchange and sale is coming to your community.

Listing of Seedy Saturdays and Sundays on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands for 2015

2) A Listing of Local Vancouver Island and Gulf Islands Seed Suppliers

Cortez Island Green Space Organic Seeds

Parksville Organic Blue Farms

Parksville Sugar Shack Seeds

Saltspring Island Eagleridge Seeds

Saltspring Island Saltspring Seeds

Sooke Full Circle Seeds

Victoria Two Wings Farm

Victoria Brother Nature Seeds

3) Indoor and Outdoor Seed Sowing Dates

Once all of your seeds arrive, check out the  West Coast Seeds Planting Charts to determine the best time to sow them.

Another great resource for herb and vegetable planting is the Gardenate monthly calendar, simply select your gardening climatic zone to get a month by month sowing and transplanting calendar. You can even subscribe to Gardenate and have regular planting reminders E-mailed to you.

4) Seed Sowing Tips

Check out Eagle RIdge Farms Seeding for Success and the Organic Gardening article 14 Simple Tips for Starting Seeds to review the basics of sowing seeds.

5) Just for Fun

While you are waiting for your seeds to germinate, check out this 30 second time lapse seed germination video.

Thanks for dropping by! Please let me know of any other Vancouver Island & Gulf Island seed suppliers that I can add to the list by leaving a comment in the reply box at the very bottom of this post.


2 thoughts on “Vancouver Island Herb and Vegetable Seed 2015 Resource Kit

  1. I was wondering if you have a favorite seed supplier for mail order or are they all pretty awesome? Any recommendations for seeds for more drought resistant vegetables? Your post got me thinking!

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