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My Favourite Garden Resources

Seed Companies

Because seeds are considered plant material, you will have to do a quick search / talk to local resources about where to find seeds suited for your location beyond my limited list here.

Fruition Seeds
Canada / US

Row 7 Seeds
Canada / US

High Mowing Seeds
Canada / US

Native Seeds

Baker Creek Seeds
Canada / US / Mexico (and some other countries!)

Turtle Tree Seed

Johnny’s Seeds
Check this great chart to see what the restrictions are for your country!

Eden Seeds / Select Organic

The Seed Collection

EU / North America

If you have trouble locating seeds in your country / have questions, please email and we will do our best to help you choose a company right for you!


Please let me know your favourites and I’ll be happy to add to this list… I realize it could go on forever!

Gardening for Life: The Biodynamic Way
Maria Thun

The Market Gardener: A Successful Grower’s Handbook for Small-Scale Organic Farming
Jean-Martin Fortier

Farming While Black: Soul Fire Farm’s Practical Guide to Liberation on the Land
Leah Penniman

Biodynamic Gardening: Grow Healthy Plants and Amazing Produce with the Help of the Moon and Nature’s Cycles

The Organic Gardener’s Handbook of Natural Pest and Disease Control: A Complete Guide to Maintaining a Healthy Garden and Yard the Earth-Friendly Way 
Fern Marshall Bradley

Plant Partners: Science-Based Companion Planting Strategies for the Vegetable Garden
Jessica Walliser

Plants for the People: A Modern Guide to Plant Medicine
Erin Lovell Verinder

Lessons From Plants
Beronda L. Montgomery

Braiding Sweetgrass
Robin Wall Kimmerer

Houseplants for All: How to Fill Any House with Happy Plants
Danae Horst

Social Media Accounts

Who do you follow that you find to be a helpful or inspiring resource?

An Afro-Indigenous centered community farm committed to uprooting racism and seeding sovereignty in the food system

Brooklyn-based Black queer femme kween building community through plants, botanicals, and gardening

Our local community’s organic farmers and native foragers featured in our farmer interview

Fun, witty, inspiring teacher of wild / foraged foods with unique recipes

A regenerative agricultural non-profit showcasing farmers

Inspiration, beautiful varieties of produce, and small tidbits of useful garden knowledge

Indoor-focused plant know how with an eye for interior design

She’s on a mission to help you not kill your houseplants 🙂

A Prince Edward County, Canadian gem featured in our farmer interview

My friend and mentor with extensive knowledge about the ecosystem, climate stability, resiliency / sustainability, and more!

Mary, my beautiful friend and organic veggie grower with a knack for local, organic blooms!

Continued Learning / Communities

What are your favourite resources? Please share!

Fruition Seeds

The Real Organic Project

The Rodale Institute

The Biodynamic Association

Regional Master Gardeners’ Groups

Local Cooperative Extension

Local Farmers / Farms / Farmers Markets