Welcome to Southern Exposure Seed Exchange
Don't forget to order for summer and fall planting!
Garlic, perennial onions, ginseng, and goldenseal ship in fall for fall planting. Also, don't forget to order lettuce, greens, carrots, radishes and other crops for summer and fall planting. Check out our Fall and Winter Quick Reference PDF for recommended last planting dates and particularly cold-resistant varieties.
Taste 100+ tomatoes, peppers and melons, join us for the Old Timey Seed Swap, and choose from 80+ workshops and demonstrations.
General Admission is Saturday, September 10, with pre- and post-festival events Friday–Sunday
The Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in the Southeast, by Southern Exposure’s own gardening expert Ira Wallace, gives home gardeners the regionally specific information needed to succeed in our hot, humid climate. It features what to plant, when to plant it, and when to harvest, based on our climate, weather, and other info.
Epic Tomatoes: How to Select and Grow the Best Varieties of All Time: Craig Lehoullier has grown thousands of tomato varieties, most of them in hot and humid North Carolina, and here he shares his hard-won wisdom on how to grow great tasting tomatoes.
Edible Landscaping with a Permaculture Twist Transforming an ordinary yard into an edible oasis. More than 200 color photos and illustrations show how permaculture principals scale from small urban mini-gardens to suburban yards, commercial landscapes or small farms.
Our neighbor Pam Dawling’s Sustainable Market Farming provides invaluable expertise that is especially useful to those in the Southeast and mid-Atlantic, who can benefit from her many years growing in our bio-region.
For fastest service, we recommend ordering online. Browse the listings at the left to fill your cart or Quick Order by Item Number. If you need to mail in your order instead, you can print our mail-in order form.
Our simple, powerful online tool helps manage your garden throughout the season and from year to year. You can order SESE seeds directly from the planner. Try our Garden Planner Tool free for one week >>
Plant A Row for the Hungry
We host seed swaps, tastings, and workshops on heirloom gardening, year-round edible gardening, and more!
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