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If you're looking for seeds from a particular vegetable, herb, or flower variety, and you're not having any luck with your favorite gardening catalogs or the local seed swap, try Mother Earth News' Seed and Plant Finder.

The custom search engine roots through the online catalogs of more than 150 mail-order seed companies. Just type in what you're looking for, and you'll get a list of links to the companies that stock your variety.

Tip: For variety names with two or more words, put the entire name inside quotation marks. ::Mother Earth News

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