About Bountiful Gardens |
Bountiful Gardens sells untreated open-pollinated non-GMO seed of heirloom quality for vegetables, herbs, flowers, grains, green manures, compost and carbon crops. We are able to offer many varieties as Certified Organic, Natural, Biointensive or Grow BiointensiveTM sustainable seed. CCOF Certified Organic Handler, CDFA OP #23-0336.
Specialties: Rare and unusual varieties. Medicinal herbs. Super-nutrition varieties.
Biointensive books/videos for growing soil sustainably using mini-farming techniques such as double-digging, intensive spacing,and companion planting.
Fine tools, basic organic gardening supplies, and non-toxic insect controls. Our retail storefront is in Willits; see "Contact Us"on our home page for directions.
You may be interested to know that Bountiful Gardens is a non-profit organization and a project of Ecology Action of the Mid-Peninsula which does garden research and publishes many books, information sheets, and research papers, some in other languages. Ecology Action operates a research mini-farm in Willits, CA and promotes the GROW BIOINTENSIVE(TM) method of food production which teaches people in 130 countries around the world to grow food and build soil with less work, water, and energy by natural methods. Workshops and tours of the research garden are available throughout the year as well as apprenticeship & internship opportunities. Find out more at www.growbiointensive.org
Ecology Action also has a retail (not mail-order) store in Palo Alto: Common Ground Organic Garden Supply and Education Center is located at 559 College Ave., Palo Alto, CA, 94306. The store has an excellent selection of seed varieties, nursery starts, soil amendments, mulches, tools, disease and pest management products, and offers hands on classes. There are also books, magazines, cards, and gift items. Find Common Ground online at: www.commongroundinpaloalto.org or call: 650 493 6072.