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“A Find!”
Review of Petaluma Seed Bank

Petaluma Seed Bank
Ranked #1 of 8 Shopping in Petaluma
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eugene
Level 4 Contributor
20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“A Find!”
Reviewed April 10, 2013

Located in an historical bank building with marble all around. Great selection of seeds, cookbooks, garden implements, heirloom beans and other interesting items.

Visited April 2013
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English first
Petaluma, CA
Level 6 Contributor
267 reviews
116 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Farmer in a Seed Store Like Kid in Candy Store”
Reviewed March 6, 2013

Almost overwhelmed by the numerous varieties of seeds. Saved by the helpful advice from staff. There are many interesting gardening related items to browse as well if you are not looking to plant. A fabulous reuse of a vintage bank building; remember to look around at the building as well.

Visited August 2012
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3 Thank MumboPetaluma_CA
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East Bay, near San Francisco
Level 6 Contributor
127 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
“Amazing and unusual selection”
Reviewed February 23, 2013

We have been back several times to the Petaluma Seed Bank. Even though our growing space is limited, we love to "agonize" over the seemingly endless choices of every kind of veggie and herb imaginable. Want tomato seeds? They have literally dozens of varieties! Lettuce? So many to choose from. And on and on. They also have veggies in season (potatoes right now), and products from high-quality producers, including seasonings, candles, dried beans, cookbooks, garden tools, etc. Petaluma Seed Bank should be a destination for any gardener.

Visited February 2013
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2 Thank MusicMajor
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Chico, California
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
“What a great idea!”
Reviewed January 21, 2013

There were so many seeds and gardening "things" to look through! I loved all the heirloom seeds. Would love to go back!

Visited January 2013
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Thank jblake74
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Underhill, Vermont
Level 6 Contributor
98 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“A must for gardners”
Reviewed October 24, 2012

Unbelievable number of heirloom seeds for sale; difficult to make up your mind which kind to try. Prices on par with most seed catalogs averaging about $2.50/packet. Look for the "farmers" display where you can get large quantities of seed for a great value. For example, Bloomsdale Spinach seeds were $2.00 for a small packet or $6.00 for a 1/4 pound. Seeds keep a while if stored properly so go for the larger volumes if you can use them. Also on checking out, ask for some 'free seeds' that are from last year and I have found still viable. The staff can help you with what kinds of seeds do well in your climate. This is our second time visiting the seed bank in the last year; a long way from Vermont. Worth a detour from wine tasting.

Visited October 2012
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