Saturday, November 15, 2008
Evergreenseeds.com should be Nevergreenseeds.com
Sometime back in search of unusual varieties of vegetables I placed an online order with evergreenseeds.com.
Although I received the seeds with no problem, I have yet to have any of the lettuce seeds germinate. I have tried, without success, rockwool cubes with bottom heat, moist paper towels under several temperature conditions, and over night soaking of the seeds in dilute hydrogen peroxide and water.
Not a single seed has germinated, so I wrote to their email address twice asking for either advice or replacement seeds. I have received no response.
I usually order online and have never had a problem with the products or service, however, this time was a disappointment. Going forward I will stick to the larger vendors such as Johnny Seeds, Thompson & Morgan and Jung.
As for Evergreenseeds.com, shame on you....
ps. In mid December I tried about fifty more lettuce seeds and not a single one germinated. Damn, what are the odds against that? They must have been storing these seeds since the Civil War.