Gardening catalog deals and deadlines for 2007

– Posted in: Acquisitions, Catalog review, Seeds and Seed Starting
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Have you ever gotten ready to order from a mail order seed or plant merchant, only to discover if you’d ordered a few days sooner you could have gotten a discount or a freebie? I have. It’s more than annoying–it makes me feel like I’m losing my penny-pinching touch. So I decided that this year I’d keep better track. And if I’m going to use my computer to keep track, it isn’t that much harder to stick it up where everyone else can take advantage of it. So here it is.

Deals are discounts or free offers. They’re organized alphabetically. Deadlines are dates, either for the expiration of the deals, or last day to order, unless the last day to order is the last day of the year. They’re organized chronologically. Keep in mind, though, that just because you can order in June doesn’t mean the item will be in stock. Also keep in mind that some catalogs may offer deals only to certain customers, to try to tempt them to buy. If you don’t fit their criteria the offer may not show up on your version of the catalog.

I don’t get every catalog printed (thank goodness), so feel free to alert me of other deadlines and deals through the comments or my contact form, but limit yourselves to firms that ship to the United States. I hope to turn this post into a page that will be visible in the sidebar, so you can check more easily for updates. If for some reason you’re not getting enough catalogs, check out Cyndi’s Garden Catalog Web Sites.

Deals

  • Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds: free gift packet with every order
  • Bluestone Perennials: $2 off any Coral Bell or Bellflower. Expires 17 Jan 2007
  • Bluestone Perennials: $2 off any one astilbe 3-pack or large pot. Expires 17 Jan 2007
  • Bluestone Perennials: $2.50 off any 3-pack of thyme. Expires 17 Jan 2007
  • Bluestone Perennials: $2.50 off any white flowering perennial. Expires 17 Jan 2007
  • Bluestone Perennials: 20% off your entire order when placed by 31 Jan 2007.
  • Bluestone Perennials: Free surprise pack with any order over $50. Expires 17 Jan 2007
  • Fedco Seeds: 10% off orders over $100. (Discounts go up as value of order increases. Group orders encouraged.)
  • Gurney’s: $25 off your order of $50 or more. Expires 14 Feb 2007.
  • Henry Fields: $25 off your order of $50 or more. Expires 23 Feb 2007.
  • Jung Seeds: 2 ‘Pardon Me’ Daylilies for $5 if ordered by 15 Feb 2007. (inside front overleaf)
  • Jung Seeds: 3 ‘Goldsturm’ Rudbeckia for $5 if ordered by 15 Feb 2007. (inside front overleaf)
  • Jung Seeds: 3 Fancy Mixed Phlox for $5 if ordered by 15 Feb 2007. (inside front overleaf)
  • Jung Seeds: 3 Mixed Siberian Iris for $5 if ordered by 15 Feb 2007. (inside front overleaf)
  • Jung Seeds: 31 packets of heirloom vegetable seeds for $20 (inside back overleaf)
  • Jung Seeds: 4 Stargazer lily bulbs for $5 (inside back overleaf)
  • Jung Seeds: 50 strawberry plants for $10 if ordered by 15 Feb 2007. (inside back overleaf)
  • Jung Seeds: Basic Seed Starting Kit for $5.95 if ordered by 15 Feb 2007. (inside back overleaf)
  • Jung Seeds: Buy 1 Pot-maker for $9.95 with $35 order.
  • Jung Seeds: Buy 1 Seedmaster Seed Dispenser for $3.95 with $35 order.
  • Jung Seeds: Buy 10 asparagus plants, get 10 more for an additional dollar if ordered by 15 Feb 2007. (inside back overleaf)
  • Jung Seeds: Buy a CobraHead Weeder for $17.95 with $35 order.
  • Jung Seeds: Buy a Custom Rain Wand for $10.95 with $35 order.
  • Jung Seeds: Buy a Mini-Seedmaster for $1.95 with $35 order.
  • Jung Seeds: Free rose bush with $75 order if ordered by 15 Feb 2007. (inside back overleaf)
  • Seeds of Change: Order online and take 5% off. Two dollar seed packets in center of catalog. (Shoot. I remember when the expensive seeds were two bucks.)
  • Select Seeds: receive one free seed packet with your order.
  • Shumway’s: Order $20 or more and receive 5 free packets of vegetable seeds. Expires 15 Mar 2007.
  • Stark Bros.: 10% off orders placed by 17 Feb 2007.
  • Stark Bros.: 6 Asiatic lilies with $45 purchase.
  • Stark Bros.: Bumper Crop Sale on various fruit and nut trees. Up to 50% off. Sale ends 17 Mar 2007.
  • Thompson & Morgan: $10 off your order–no minimum.
  • Thompson & Morgan: 3 different trial packets, 99c each.
  • White Flower Farm: Container Collections are 15% off until 28 Feb 2007
  • White Flower Farm: Daffodil and Daffodil/Daylily combos 10% off until 01 Jun 2007.

Deadlines

  • Jan 17 Bluestone Perennials Christmas coupons expire
  • Jan 31 Bluestone Perennials Early Order Special expires
  • Feb 14 Last day for buy $25/get $25 free at Gurney’s
  • Feb 15 Last day to get Jung’s Basic Seed Starting kit at half-price.
  • Feb 15 Last day to get Jung’s Free rose bush with $75 order
  • Feb 15 Last day to get Jung’s 50 strawberry plants for $10
  • Feb 15 Last day to get Jung’s Buy 10 asparagus plants, get 10 more for an additional dollar
  • Feb 15 Last day to get Jung’s 3 Fancy Mixed Phlox for $5
  • Feb 15 Last day to get Jung’s 3 Mixed Siberian Iris for $5
  • Feb 15 Last day to get Jung’s 3 ‘Goldsturm’ Rudbeckia for $5
  • Feb 15 Last day to get Jung’s 2 ‘Pardon Me’ Daylilies for $5
  • Feb 17 Last day to get 10% off at Stark Bros
  • Feb 23 Last day for $25 off your order of $50 or more at Henry Field’s
  • Feb 28 White Flower Farm Container Collection sale ends
  • Mar 09 Last day to order from: Fedco Trees (which includes, shrubs, perennials, and summer bulbs)
  • Mar 15 Last day to get five free packets of seed with $20 purchase from Shumway’s
  • Mar 17 Last day of Stark Bros. Bumper Crop Sale
  • Mar 23 Last day to order from: Fedco Seeds
  • Jun 01 White Flower Farm Daffodil and Daffodil/Daylily discounts end
  • Sep 25 Last day to order from: Thompson & Morgan

Disclaimer: Just because I list something here doesn’t mean I endorse or recommend it, or that I guarantee its quality or suitability for your garden. This list is merely offered as a convenience for my friends and readers. It is up to you to decide on the value and quality of each item at each merchant.

About the Author

Kathy Purdy is a colchicum evangelist, converting unsuspecting gardeners into colchicophiles. She would be delighted to speak to your group about colchicums or other gardening topics. Kathy’s been writing since 4th grade, gardening since high school, and blogging since 2002.

In its own way, frost may be one of the most beautiful things to happen in your garden all year . . . Don’t miss it. Like all true beauty, it is fleeting. It will grace your garden for but a short while this morning. . . . For this moment, embrace frost as the beautiful gift that it is.

~Philip Harnden in A Gardener’s Guide to Frost: Outwit the Weather and Extend the Spring and Fall Seasons

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The County Clerk July 10, 2007, 11:32 am

And not to be a TOTAL ass, but… uh… the FALL season approaches.

reggieCasual July 10, 2007, 11:25 am

This is really great. I wish I had had this list when I was ordering seeds earlier this year. Great to see someone focusing on boutique seed order sites!

Carol January 5, 2007, 5:43 pm

Good list, I’m going to study it some and see what I can take advantage of!

The County Clerk January 5, 2007, 5:40 pm

what a GREAT idea

THANK YOU