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Petaluma Seed Bank

199 Petaluma Boulevard North, Petaluma, CA 94952
(707) 773-1336
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Ranked #2 of 12 Attractions in Petaluma
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Shops
Most recent review
- Aug 19, 2014
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Chico
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Great assortment of seeds and helpful staff. Also across the street from Thai Issan, a great place to eat.

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North Vancouver, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

A really neat place if you are a gardener! Lots of seed and varieties that you will have never heard of before. And it's just fun to browse around too.

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Forestville, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

You won't believe this place. That it is actually an old bank, and such gorgeous architecture, in addition to being home to one of the most hopeful projects on the planet (saving our global food supply from Monsanto & its minions), makes it a must-go-see-&-support destination. I found seeds of so many plants I never even knew existed, plus advice... More

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Tredegar, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Always come here when I am back in Petaluma, and always buy something special for my own Welsh garden and for my best American friend in PA. It's so comforting to see everything's the same when I visit. I truly hope this and all the places that make Petaluma my home from home never change. I wish I could live... More

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Petaluma, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Attend the talks - great info. Talk to Paul - he's a huge help and an awesome resource. Buy the seeds and grow your own food.

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El Dorado Hills, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We stopped out of curiosity and spent about 30 minutes here. What a unique store! I've never seen so many seed packets...flowers, vegetables, herbs and knick-knacks. We bought a darling milk bottle. The inside is beautiful. Don't forget to visit downstairs as well!

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Seattle, Washington
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

This is truly a treasure for anyone that loves a fabulous variety and knowledgeable employees. I had given up years ago trying to find a particular flower seed and finally found it here. I have been here a couple of times now and love the current floor arrangement. They also have a nice selection of books and heirloom seedlings for... More

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Saint Paul
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Stopped by for a photo-op and bought a few heirloom seed packets. Would be a frequent shopper if we were local.

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Sacramento, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

A variety of unique heritage seeds for flowers, herbs, vegetables and some bare-root fruit trees, all presented in a classic 1925 commercial bank building. Live cello music on a Sunday afternoon. Helpful staff to give advice. Park a few blocks away near a downtown city park.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

I was amused that the seed bank was in an old bank. The place was very charming with some interesting garden tools, books, and of course seeds. Viewing the different seeds was an adventure, oh my so many kinds. I liked the variety of heirloom seeds, the colors were delightful. The staff were helpful and friendly. We had a four... More

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