Sharing the pleasure and satisfaction of growing the best seed varieties chosen by gardeners for gardeners
6060 Graham Hill Rd. Felton, CA 95018
1-888-880-7228 Mon-Friday 9AM-5PM PST
Our seeds are available online and at fine garden centers and nurseries.
We do not have a print catalog.
Renee's Garden Seeds At Renee's Garden, I offer only the
varieties that are very special for home gardeners, based on great
flavor, easy culture and exceptional garden performance. This seed
line is my personal selection of new, exciting and unusual seed choices
of time-tested heirlooms, certified organic seeds, the best international hybrids and fine
open-pollinated varieties. I harvest and use the vegetables and
herbs in my kitchen to choose the most delicious, and cut the flowers
for bouquets to select the finest colors, forms and fragrances. Our
varieties are tested and guaranteed for every major US climate zone.
Our individually written
packets offer beautiful watercolor portraits, with personally
written descriptions, complete growing instructions, a quick-view
planting chart, growing tips, harvesting information and cooking ideas.
Inside you'll find superior quality seed- the top germinating, reliable
seed lots usually reserved for specialty growers. First and foremost,
Renee’s Garden is a company run by gardeners, for gardeners. It is our
way to spread the joy of gardening as a meaningful, productive and
satisfying activity that connects us to each other and the earth. Read our Monthly Newsletters
Seeds From Around the World
Renee's Garden seeds are selected from growers we know and trust in the
USA, Holland, Italy, England, France, Germany, Hungary, Canada, Mexico,
Chile, Thailand, Japan, China and New Zealand. All our seeds are
carefully trialed and evaluated in our test gardens in different climate
How We Choose Our Seeds We
work hard to find good, sustainable and organic growers with the skill
and expertise to grow the high-quality, high germinating seeds we know
we can count on and our customers will be successful with.
All our varieties are Renee's personal selections, chosen for excellence
in flavor, color, ease of growing and garden performance for home
Organically with Renee's Garden We
have been committed organic gardeners for over 25 years, using strictly
organic gardening practices with great success and satisfaction.
Everyone at Renee’s Garden eats and enjoys the organic produce we grow
in our trial gardens as a significant part of our diets. Because
reliable supplies of seed grown to the USDA’s National Organic Program
Standards are somewhat limited, our
organic seeds are sourced from small
USDA Certified Organic seed growers, family farms and cooperatives who
meet our high standards for germination, purity and the absence of
Whether you plant our Certified Organic seeds or choose from our large
range of conventionally produced seed varieties, you should know that
supporting sustainable farming practices is an integral part of Renee’s
Garden. We have signed the "Safe
Seed Pledge" developed by The Council for Responsible Genetics;
we do not sell chemically treated or genetically engineered seeds.
Raise Funds for your School or
Non-Profit Organization Need a great fundraiser? Gardening from seed is eco-friendly, productive
and fun for all ages.
Click Here to sign up for Renee's School and Nonprofit Program
and 25% of every order will be donated to your program.
That Make a Difference Every
year, Renee's Garden donates seeds to a wide variety of organizations
and educational programs worldwide that work to improve social, economic
and health conditions and promote sustainable organic gardening
practices. We also encourage retailers to donate unsold Renee's Garden
seeds to local non-profit organizations at the end of the season.
View a sampling
of their successful outcomes.
Renee Shepherd is widely regarded as a
pioneering innovator in introducing international vegetables,
flowers and herbs to home gardeners and gourmet restaurants. In
1997, Renee decided to get beyond the narrow reach of mail
order. (She founded Shepherd's Garden Seeds in 1985, later
selling the company) and established Renee's Garden to do what
she likes best - searching out the very best seeds from around
the world, testing them in her own gardens, cooking (and
developing recipes around their unique characteristics), and
sharing them with other gardeners.
Renfro, Business Manager, uses her organizational skills to
maintain the smooth operation of our business and is Renee's niece.
Susan Shecket, Webmaster, lives in Seattle and is Renee's sister.
She applies her lifetime of gardening experience as our
NW trial gardener.
Leshinsky, East Coast Sales Manager, has been an organic
vegetable, fruit and flower market gardener and is our NE trial
Stoll, Controller, uses his many years of accumulated
business, accounting and finance experience to keep the books
Schaub, Marketing Manager, brings her skills in marketing,
design, and horticulture to Renee’s Garden.
Shelton, West Coast Sales Manager, has been a garden
center manager and buyer and has a longtime love of
Harris, Customer Service, has a background in natural
foods, advertising, floral design and is a lover of unique flowers.
Del Carlo, Trial Garden Manager, specializes in plant
propagation, organic gardening and crop production.
Chesus, Sales,enjoys talking with customers and passing
along her enthusiasm for unique varieties of flowers and
Festa, Retail Order Coordinator, is our Facebook Master and
an avid golfer, cat lover, blogger and container gardener.
van de Sande, Assistant Gardener, specializes in growing cut
flowers, bedding plants and succulents.
Beaulieu, Purchasing Manager, has worked many years in the seed
business, loves to cook, garden and is a dedicated "upcycler".
Docter, Inventory Coordinator, is an outdoor
enthusiast and manages inventory and shipping at our warehouse
in Boulder, CO.
McDonough, Sales & Customer Service,
has a degree in environmental conservation and enjoys cycling,
dance and our beautiful beaches.
Photographer, has a degree in Graphic Design, is a plein-air and
mixed media painter, musician and gardener.
Benjamin, Horticultural Advisor, shares her years of
extensive practical and gardening expertise with our customers.
Osborne, Watercolor Artist, is a freelance illustrator and botanical artist
in San Francisco and creates the beautiful art for Renee's