"It all began on a shoestring" is the way Arthur Vesey (the founder of Veseys Seeds) described the beginning days of Veseys Seeds. From a very young age, Mr. Vesey operated a market garden in the rural community of York, Prince Edward Island. During his market garden years, he was keenly interested in securing and testing seeds that were suitable for the cool, short growing seasons of Atlantic Canada.
Since 1939, Vesey's seed has been tested and packaged on the premises in York. Today, automated packaging has mostly replaced what had been done by hand. However, many small and delicate flower seeds are still packaged by hand using a combination of measuring devices not unlike the original spoons and scoops of Arthur's day.
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Catalogue Cover Archive
Veseys has been serving gardeners since 1939. Browse our catalogue covers dating all the way back to 1943. Catalogue Cover Archive »
- Our Location
- Veseys is located in York, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Drop in and visit our retail garden shop and view our trial gardens.
- Our Team
- Continuing the tradition of providing gardeners with the finest seeds available, the Veseys staff take pride in assisting you.
- Our History
- Veseys has 75 years of history, providing products, services, and advice to gardeners. Take a stroll through our Catalogue Cover Archive dating back to 1943!
- Our Trial Gardens
- Our products undergo extensive trial gardening at the Veseys Research Farm.
- Farmers Helping Farmers
- Veseys is proud to support Farmers Helping Farmers, a nationally recognized, award-winning organization of community-minded people with an agricultural background from Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Website & Policies
- FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
- Answers to common questions about Veseys and our products.
- We guarantee the quality of all of our products and we guarantee your safe shopping experience.
- Privacy & Security
- Shipping Rates & Taxes
- Information about our shipping costs and practices.
- Shipping Times
- Information about our shipping times
- Site Map
- Veseys GMO Policy and Organic Certification