In the start of spring, many retailers have racks of seed for gardening and flower beds. While these seed do grow specific varieties, the stock is not necessarily the best. Cheap seed does not germinate or grow very robustly. The end result of flowers or vegetables might be less exceptional than some more quality seed variety. If you need something different or reliable, then look for annual flower seeds from a specialty online merchant.

Like other goods and services, there is a greater variety on the internet. Retail seed concerns itself with the appeal of the packaging and not necessarily with the source of the seed because unsophisticated consumers cannot tell the difference. If you are someone with the sense to look for heirloom seed or better stock, then web retailers might be for you. The source as well as the seed type are advertised. Get more information than a tiny package can tell.