The Home Garden Seed Association (HGSA) is a member driven organization made up of garden seed packet companies, seed growers, and packet printers. Our central goal is to promote gardening from seed.
Our website serves this goal in two ways: by providing our association members, the gardening media, and individual home gardeners nationwide with well researched, accurate, useful articles and features about successful gardening from seed, the packet seed industry, and major gardening trends.
Additionally, the HGSA acts as a Trade Association and forum for members to discuss issues of mutual concern. The website updates our members on all Association activities, most particularly the annual HGSA Seed Conference and Trials, which takes place in a different location every September.
United States, after all, is a nation of immigrants, and seeds brought from the homeland provided comfort, and a taste of home. Family-run companies grew vegetables, collected seeds, and sold them to local farmers and gardeners. Early in the 20th century the first wave of hybrid seeds became available beginning with cereal grains; in mid-century, hybrid tomatoes joined the many open-pollinated varieties on the pages of garden catalogs. READ MORE
Home Garden Seed Association (HGSA) | P.O. Box 93 | Maxwell, CA 95955 | (530) 438-2126 |