The Seed Company by E.W. Gaze

About: seeds, soil, workshops and information all to do with growing
Available At: 9 Buchanan Street, Downtown St. John's, NL, A1C 5K8 and you can also order by email
Tel: (709) 722- 4590

Special Note – The Seed Company doesn’t slow down in the winter season.  Jackson and the crowd are wild about making winter a great growing – and planning opportunity.  Check out the selection of socks and hammocks, click-and-grow kits, and cannabis growing kits!

Looking for seeds to start your backyard farming project or looking to grow your own fresh herbs in your kitchen? The Seed Company by E.W. Gaze has your back! Previously known as Gaze Seed Co., the company started in 1925 and was the first store of its kind in Newfoundland. Under the new name and the leadership of Peter Byrne, great grandson of founder Ernest W. Gaze, the Seed Company by E.W. Gaze now employs five people.

The Seed company has a wide range of products from fertilizers, pest control, garden supplies, organic products, to flower seeds, herb seeds, fruit seeds and vegetable seeds. From your typical jiggs dinner vegetables like carrots, beets, turnip, and potatoes, to bell peppers and spicy jalapenos. the The company also likes to carry local, natural products, like one of their suppliers that makes fertilizer out of kelp seaweed.

The company gets the seeds from a variety of trusted sources all over the world ensuring that all the seeds can be grown in our climate through outdoors or in a greenhouse. The Seed Company also carries seeds from local farmers as well as a line of organic seeds.

The Seed Company is big on local, sustainability and community engagement, from delivering workshops on urban farming to social media groups. The Seed Company gardening workshops are also becoming very popular, “It is good to promote knowledge about growing food in NL and keep that conversation going,” says Assistant Manager Jackson McLean.

With its new name and invigorated attitude, the The Seed Company wants to grow. Jackson says, “We would like to expand and open stores that will become part of the community and serve as centres of knowledge about growing food in NL.