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Petaluma Seed Bank

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Address: 199 Petaluma Boulevard North, Petaluma, CA 94952
Phone Number: (707) 773-1336
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The Seed Bank is in an old bank building on the E. Washington, and the building itself is marvelous. I stood inside and imagined what it was like back on the heady days of all... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Oakland, California
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Oakland, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

The Seed Bank is in an old bank building on the E. Washington, and the building itself is marvelous. I stood inside and imagined what it was like back on the heady days of all chickens all the time in Petaluma, once the Chicken Capital of the World. The collection of seeds is massive, and the assorted accouterments equally impressive.... More 

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Turlock
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Gardeners - allow some time for this store; you will wish you did if you don't. Not open on Saturday. So many choices of every kind of non-GMO seed you can imagine. Some nice old varieties of herbs; flowers - you don't have a yard big enough; vegetables and tomatoes - who knew?! Reasonably priced and a knowledgeable staff. They... More 

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Petaluma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

This is an awesome place not only to buy your flower and vegetable seed at, but the building and it's history are amazing! I have never been able to grow corn without those awful worms getting in the ends, the seeds I got from the bank are specialized to this region and immune to those predators. Unbelievable array of seeds... More 

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Camarillo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Interesting, even if you are not a gardener. They have a large number of seeds, most hard to find. Flowers, herbs, and vegetables. They also have books, magazines, some prepared food. Helpful staff. Open every day except for Saturday. If you are a beginner or expert, come in and buy some seeds to try it out. Great place to get... More 

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Skokie, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Great shop set up in an old bank building. Their products include an amazing variety of heirloom and Non-GMO seed products . Located in the beautiful downtown of Petaluma. For whatever reason , the city has a 24 minute parking sign in front of the store

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Petaluma, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

In an old bank building, this business has to be the best of its kind. They sell some interesting, not-main-stream garden implements, but their claim to fame is the humongous variety of seeds. The whole first floor is devoted to every conceivable variety of vegetable, flower, and herb seed known to humanity. There's selection of bulbs and garden implements downstirs.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

When you walk into the old Sonoma County Bank building you won't find a teller, but you will find a wealth of seeds of just about every kind. There must have been seeds for at least 50 different kinds of tomato plants alone. The people are really dedicated to preserving seeds of all kinds, and helping you to find what... More 

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Petaluma, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Located in a big, beautiful historic building the Seed Bank is a great place to wander around in. There is a lot to see. Aisles and aisles of seeds, garden accessories and gardening books

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Petaluma, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Went looking for a certain ind of zucchini seed. Almost anything you could need, lots of heirloom seeds. It's housed in an old bank building, so its good size. But they carry a few garden tools and signs.

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Petaluma, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This place should be designated as a city heritage spot just for the absolutely amazing selection of heirloom seeds for just about every vegetable imaginable. They also carry some locally-crafted items as well as local honey (GREAT FOR ALLERGIES!).

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