Each year we trial thousands of seed varieties, tools and supplies based on a strict
set of criteria developed from customer input and our Research team. Through these
comparison trials, we select only the top performing products to ensure your success.
Award Winning Product Development
With an on-site breeding staff and by working with cooperators around the world,
Johnny's meticulously develops new varieties based on yield, taste, disease resistance,
stress tolerance and wide adaptability. The results: award winning products.
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Johnny's is Committed to Organics
Utilizing organic farm management practices on our 40-acre research and production
farm, Johnny's has been committed to organics since our inception in 1973. We support
organic Growers by expanding our lines of untreated and organic seeds and supplies
while maintaining rigorous performance standards and superior quality.
Helping families, friends, and communities to feed one another by providing superior
seeds, tools, information and service. Our success depends on your success.
The Growers Resource Since 1973
Our commitment to you includes the investment in research, breeding, 24-hour online
access, territory representatives with the expertise to help commercial growers,
a contact center ready for your inquiries and a customer care team that is dedicated
to maintaining our 100% satisfaction guarantee.
Johnny's is committed to your success. We want you to be 100% satisfied with all
of our seeds, tools and supplies. If anything purchased from us proves unsatisfactory,
we will either replace the item or refund the purchase price.
Fastest Delivery in the Business
Johnny's understands our customers' need to have products when they want them. Place
your order by 1:30pm EST, and the product is in stock, it will be shipped to you
the same day.
At Johnny's It's All About Superior Products, Information, and Service
Our friendly, knowledgeable staff has the experience to competently answer your
question. Many are Growers themselves. If anything purchased from us proves unsatisfactory,
we will either replace the item or refund the purchase price. It's 100% guaranteed.
We are with You Every Step of the Way
Our Maine based Territory Representatives help Growers to be successful with information
and resources specific to their region and by providing expertise and support from
planning to harvest and all throughout the year. Grow with Johnny's!
Our goal is to ensure that the products will perform as expected, under real growing
conditions. We accomplish this through extensive trialing, focused development and
by providing key information for your success.
Johnny's Standards are Higher than Federal Standards
We provide you with the highest quality seed that germinate at rates higher than
the Federal standard. How? By maintaining an onsite lab, registered technicians
and properly storing seeds in a state-of-the art temperature and humidity controlled
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Lower & Lean | An Intro to Greenhouse Rollerhook Trellising
Use the 'lower and lean' trellising technique on your fruiting greenhouse crops to maximize valuable greenhouse real estate. Greenhouse expert Andrew Mefferd demonstrates how, using the Rollerhook trellising tool.
Precision Vacuum Seeding & Growing Transplants at Sweet Land Farm
Evangeline Sarat from Sweet Land Farm demonstrates how they improved spring seeding efficiency by using the Precision Vacuum Seeder to speed up the process. Courtesy Cornell University Small Farms Program.
No more kneeling, no more knives or scissors. One person can easily cut over 175 lb per hour. Powered by a cordless drill, the harvester's 15" fixed and moving serrated blades make a smooth, clean cut.
Johnny's tool consultant and author Eliot Coleman demonstrates the collinear hoe. This handy gardening tool makes elimination of weeds quick and enjoyable. Available in two sizes, including a version with a replacement blade.
Lightweight tiller, designed to create perfect tilth within the top 2" of your bed by mixing in compost and fertilizer, while chopping up the roots of the previous crop. Conceptualized by Eliot Coleman and used extensively on his farm, after one quick pass with the tilther, the bed is ready for the next planting.
Johnny's Micro Greens expert Steve Rodrigue provides some pointers to ensure you are seeding your micro greens for optimal efficiency, health, and yield. View closeups of our popular, easy-to-grow Mild Micro Mix and Spicy Micro Mix.
We are often asked by melon growers how to tell when the fruit is ready for harvest. Steve Bellavia, Johnny's Research team's melon expert, show how to tell when your tropical Galia type melons are perfectly ready to slip off the vine.
Yellow at the stem end, pale green at the blossom end! Learn to recognize when and how to harvest this distinctively patterned, delicious and productive summer squash for optimal flavor and texture, from the experts at Johnny's Research Farm.
Ideas for Growing, Preparing, & Marketing Salanova®
Salanova® is a "one-cut" cored-head lettuce, with yields in our trials 42% greater than direct-seeded baby leaf lettuce. The heads are densely packed with single leaves that are baby-leaf sized. You create the salad by making one cut near the base of the head.
Processing 'Washington' Cherry Tomatoes for Seed at the Farm
Growing tomatoes for fresh eating differs little from growing them for seed. How they are harvested and processed is another matter. Watch how we process Washington Cherry Tomato Seed at Johnny's Research Farm in Albion, Maine, with a step-by-step narrative of process details.