The Seed Collection: Online Seed Store for Australian Gardeners.

Heirloom, open pollinated, non hybrid and non GMO seeds with no chemical treatments:

Australian ownedThe Seed Collection is an Australian owned and operated business based in Ferntree Gully, Victoria.  We supply seeds to Australian gardeners.  

 

We specialise in:

  • Herb, vegetable and flower seeds. 
  • Heirloom, open pollinated, non-hybrid and non GMO varieties with no chemical treatments.
  • Custom made seed packets

 

It's our aim to make more seeds, more accessible to more people. It's our aim to help you.  We don't waste resources on unnecessary packaging or marketing.  Instead we supply our seeds in simple packaging and count on our customers to spread the word about our business by telling their friends. This ultimately means we are able to offer our seeds at a significantly better price than most other seed suppliers.  Don't believe us?  Browse our catalogue and see for yourself ;)

 

We hope you have fun browsing our website and look forward to taking your order :) 

 

Happy gardening!

-The Seed Collection Pty Ltd

How Cold Stratification Gives Seed Germination a Helping Hand

Author: The Seed Collection   Date Posted: 17 July 2018 

Some plants produce seeds that have evolved a period of dormancy to get them through a winter before germinating. Cold stratification is a method of simulating seasonal conditions to encourage reluctant seeds to germinate more reliably.

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A Beginner's Guide to Botanical Names: Why They're Important and How They're Used

Author: The Seed Collection Pty Ltd   Date Posted: 11 July 2018 

The Latin names found on seed packets & plant labels aren't there just to make life complicated for gardeners. These botanical names are a vital way of identifying precisely which kind of plant you're dealing with.

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How Scarification Brings Stubborn, Slow-Germinating Seeds to Life

Author: The Seed Collection Pty Ltd   Date Posted: 30 June 2018 

Scarification is slightly intimidating word for what's really a simple but useful process. Some varieties of seed need a helping hand for speedy and reliable germination, and scarifying them for gardeners to tease more seedlings out from these seeds.

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Winter Maintenance of Fruit Trees

Author: John Mauger   Date Posted: 30 June 2018 

Winter is on us and that means fruit tree maintenance. What we do now will have a big effect on the health of our trees and the quality of next season’s crop.

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Radishes: Quick-Growing, Versatile Heroes of the Kitchen Garden

Author: The Seed Collection Pty Ltd   Date Posted: 29 June 2018 

Radishes can be taken from seed packet to plate in as little as four weeks, and they're far more versatile in the kitchen than they're usually given credit for. Lending their peppery bite to salads, soups, and stews radishes are an essential spicy root.

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