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Good Sources for Trees Plants Seeds ?

Jack Shawburn


Joined: Jan 18, 2011
Posts: 230
Please post here if you know about good sources for
Indigenous Trees, Seeds, Plants etc.
or have any available for exchange.

I have heard of Afriflora Indigenous Nursery - in Pretoria
but I have never been there ~ Afrifloras number is 083 555 8040

Brian Moolman


Joined: Apr 16, 2011
Posts: 12
Location: Port Elizabeth, Nanaga area, Eastern Cape, South Africa
I buy seeds online @ www.bidorbuy.co.za. Seeds for Africa and Seeds & All are good sellers. Also found a pretty good nursery online today, just google kumbula Indigenous Nursery.

Hope this helps.

"Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction."
~Albert Einstein
Jack Shawburn


Joined: Jan 18, 2011
Posts: 230
Brian, thanks I have bought on B or Buy but find them extremely expensive.
Some seeds they sell can be bought at feed stores - 500g for less than their 20seeds
Pigeon peas I bought from company selling seeds for sprouting.
Plants we are on the lookout for are edible Perrenials , Equisetum, and Goumi.
paul barker


Joined: Sep 06, 2011
Posts: 4
Greetings

Best source of organic or open pollinated seed I have found is from BALL STRAATHOF, they are big yes, but family owned and offer great service.

For cover crops AGRICOL in Silverton offer a great service, also family and worker owned company.
For great service GROW WILD in Kayalami has a wonderful variety and helpful advice, you may find Tina a permie working there on the week ends.

In Mamalodi at the Walter Sisulu Environmental Centre and permie garden opposite Mamelodi Hospital, you will find Oom David tending his plants in the community garden, pioneer plants can be sourced there.

If you by in bulk DOONHOLM out near Mnandi will do herbs et al.

SAMGRO in Wellington will post you plugs and small plants overnight.....

Have fun and keep the momentum..........

Greenfella: develiping a farm for the future
                                  


Joined: Oct 03, 2011
Posts: 5
Location: South Africa
Hi Jen

Try Afristar: http://www.afristar.org.za/content.asp?icphid=24&icat=2
Contact details here: http://www.afristar.org.za/01_pages/09_contact/contact.asp

A good list of seed suppliers here:
http://www.urbansprout.co.za/offering/seeds

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also family and worker owned company.
For great service GROW WILD in Kayalami has a wonderful variety and helpful advice, you may find Tina a permie working there on the week ends.
 
 
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