Shipping Policies

Plants are shipped at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. For seeds and accessory orders, allow up to 2 business days for order processing. Ground rate shipping takes about 5 to 7 business days after leaving our building. Express shipping may be available as a 2-day service. Credit cards are billed at time of shipment.

Amazon payment is a prepaid payment option available to customers shipping items to one address. Shipping to multiple addresses is not currently supported. If shipping to one address, our system will detect this and display the option for you to use your Amazon account as a payment type. If our system detects that you are shipping to more than one address, it will not display this payment option. Orders placed using Amazon Pay are billed immediately and are not eligible for our reserve now, pay later feature.

Standard Shipping: Combination Seed, Plant, Bulb, Shrub, Tree, & Accessory Orders
Merchandise Subtotal
Shipping and Handling Charge
under $9.95
$4.95
from $9.95 to $24.99
$6.95
from $25 to $39.99
$8.95
from $40 to $49.95
$9.95
from $50 to $74.99
$11.95
from $75 to $99.99
$13.95
from $100 to $124.99
$14.95
from $125 to $149.99
$16.95
$150.00 and up
12% of merchandise subtotal
 
Standard Shipping: Seed Only Orders
Item Quantity
Shipping and Handling Charge
Unlimited Seed Packs
$2.99

To ensure fresh delivery, all annual and perennial 3- and 6-packs are rushed via Express Delivery from our grower.

Express Shipping
Express Option
Express Charge
2-Day
add $11.95

Park Seed is pleased to offer this expedited service for all customers for an additional charge of $11.95. Please note: Express shipping charges are subject to change, are per delivery address, and are in addition to standard shipping and handling charges. Please allow an additional 2 days for your order to be processed before shipment. Some items are ineligible for express shipping.

Fall 2018 Shipping Schedule
Growing Zones
First Available Ship Date
1 - 4
August 27th
5
September 3rd
6
September 10th
7 - 13
September 17th
  • Accessories and hard goods will be processed, packed and shipped promptly.
  • Actual ship dates vary with weather conditions including temperatures, in your area and ours.
  • Some products may be shipped separately due to timing or special handling.
  • Drop ship items are shipped directly from our suppliers. Extra time may be required for delivery.

Garden Fresh Express
Garden Fresh Express Annual plants marked as Garden Fresh Express (symbol shown at right) receive Express Shipping at no extra charge, so that your plants arrive in peak condition and ready to plant. Standard delivery rates apply &emdash; see Standard Shipping and Handling Chart above. Select the 'Ground' shipping option in your cart and the qualifying plants will be automatically upgraded when your order ships.
Tax Information
Sales Taxes will be estimated when orders are placed on the web or through our Call Center. Actual Taxes will be computed at the time the product is shipped and you will be emailed with the final order total including actual tax. If no tax is collected you may owe Use Tax to your state on this purchase.

*Mississippi State Residents: The amount of sales/use tax above is a collection of use tax as a convenience to you, collected per guidance provided by the Mississippi Department of Revenue.

Colorado State Residents: Park Seed does not collect Colorado sales or use tax. Purchase is not exempt from Colorado sales or use tax merely because it is made over the Internet. The State of Colorado requires purchasers to (A) Report all purchases that are taxable in Colorado and for which no tax was collected by the retailer and (B) pay tax on those purchases.

Park Seed will send purchaser an annual purchase summary of all purchases for the year in order to assist the purchaser in filing their tax return. Detail of how and when to file this return may be found at the Colorado Department of Revenue’s website, www.colorado.gov/tax/usetax. Park Seed is required by law to provide the Colorado Department of Revenue with an annual report indicating the name of the purchaser, the total dollar amount of all the purchaser’s Colorado purchasers made throughout the calendar year and the purchaser’s billing, notice and shipping addresses. Park Seed will not provide any other details of the transaction to the Department.

Alabama State Residents: Seller has collected the simplified sellers use tax on this transaction(s) delivered into Alabama and the tax will be remitted on the customer’s behalf to the Alabama Department of Revenue. Seller’s program account number is SSU-R010195503.

If placing an order with a catalog mail in order form, follow the steps below. If you prefer to have us guide you through this, please call 1-800-292-4769 or easily place your order online and leave the rest to us.

  • Step 1 - If your state is listed below, please click on the state specific link to find your tax region and tax rate. If your state is not listed, you do not need to include estimated sales tax with your order.
  • Step 2 - Multiply the merchandise subtotal from your catalog mail in order form by the state sales tax rate to calculate your estimated tax. Write the estimated sales tax amount on your catalog mail in order form and include it in your order total.
  • Step 3 - Mail in your completed catalog mail in order form with your full payment including estimated sales tax. We will contact you directly with any questions on your order once we receive it.

Click to see tax rates by state: Alabama | Hawaii | Illinois | Indiana | Kentucky | Maine | Maryland | Massachusetts | Michigan | Minnesota | Mississippi | New Jersey | North Dakota | Oklahoma | Pennsylvania | Rhode Island | South Carolina | South Dakota | Tennessee | Vermont | Washington | Wisconsin.

Restrictions & Quarantines
Due to state quarantines, we may be unable to ship certain varieties of plant and bulb material to some states. These restrictions are issued by individual State Agricultural Departments and not by Park. Individual state quarantines and restrictions are noted in the product description for each product. To make your shopping experience more enjoyable, please log in or enter your US postal zip code into our Zip-to-Zone calculator. This enables us to flag restricted items in your shopping cart so that you know immediately that these items are not available for shipping. Otherwise, restricted items will be noted and removed from your order during checkout.

Shipping to Areas Outside the Contiguous 48 States
We are unable to ship Plants to Canada, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, VI, or Guam.
We are unable to ship plants, bulbs, or peat products to Puerto Rico.
We are unable to ship plants, bulbs, supplies and some seed varieties to Canada.
We are unable to ship to APO & FPO addresses.
If you have items in your cart that cannot be sent to your shipping address, these items will be noted and removed from your order during the checkout process.

Please note: All plants, bulbs, and supplies must be shipped by air to Alaska. An additional charge for air freight may apply.

Instructions

For Seeds Only, enter either “PKT” to indicate packet size, or the weight desired – for example ½ lb. – in the “Size” column.

In the “Qty” column, enter the number of packets of that size, or the quantity of bulbs, plants or garden supplies you want.

For collections, enter the number of collections, not the number of items in the collection.

• We accept payments in US dollars only.
• Bulky or heavy items may require additional deliver charges.
• Add $5.00 extra for each additional shipping address.
• Air shipments to Alaska and Hawaii require and additional $20.00 Delivery Charge.
• Delivery charges subject to change.
• Free items may be subject to delivery charge.
• Refunds may be made in the form of merchandise credit.
• Discounts are applied to original offer price only and cannot be applied to home delivery charges.
• Home delivery charges are calculated on original offer price only.
• An order cannot be cancelled once it has been prepared for shipping.
Substitution Service

Inevitably, we do run out of some items. Our customers have asked us to select comparable alternatives. Our horticulturists choose items of equal or greater value to replace the original plants.