Chef Jamie Oliver on home-grown ingredients: “Growing your own food is the way to move forward, and it’s really therapeutic.”


This British company sells handmade, rust-proof copper gardening tools.

Johnny’s Selected Seeds

This Maine-based mail-order company added almost 200 new seeds to its extensive catalog this year.

The Natural Gardening Company

Founded in 1986, America’s first certified-organic nursery sells seedlings as well as seeds.

Seeds of Change

An excellent resource for heirloom seeds and seedlings. A tool on the website lets users keep online gardening records.