We offer a variety of shipping methods which can be chosen at checkout. Please allow two to four business days for order processing before your order will ship via your chosen method. Orders are shipped Monday through Friday only, with the exception of holidays. We do not ship on weekends.
You can select the following shipping methods:
USPS: First Class Mail, Priority Mail
UPS: Ground, UPS 3 Day Select, UPS 2nd Day Air and UPS Next Day Air
You may also opt for In-Store Pickup.
Once your order has shipped you will receive an email from HVSC with the tracking number and estimated arrival date. HVSC is not responsible for any shipping delays once an order has been handed off to your chosen carrier.
If you choose an expedited shipping method, please call or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to verify your shipping method.
Please be advised that we are unable to ship large or bulky items to a PO Box. If you purchase Hoops, or other large items, please provide an alternative mailing address.
UPS is not able to deliver to a PO Box. If you would like your order to be delivered to your PO Box, please select an option from the USPS at checkout.
We offer a range of shipping methods for you to choose from. All shipping fees are based on the weight and dimensions of your package, as well as the location. The shipping fee quoted will include all portions of your order.
Free Shipping on Seed Orders over $35
We are now offering free standard shipping to our customers! All *seed pack* orders over $35 will automatically qualify for free shipping at check out. Note that this applies to seed *packs* only; this promotion excludes Seed Shakers and Gift Boxes, as well as cover crop seeds due to their excessive weight. If you have completed a purchase with $35 worth of seed packs but are still seeing shipping charges, please be advised that those shipping charges exclude the seed packs in your order and are only the charges for the non-seed pack items in your cart.
Free Shipping on all orders over $150
All orders—including both seed and non-seed products—that total over $150 will automatically qualify for free shipping at check out.
Exclusions: Wire hoops, compost, soil/seed starting medium, garlic, shallots, fall-planted bulbs, potatoes, sunchokes, and dahlia tubers. These items are either time sensitive and require special shipping (ie. live plant material) or are heavy and bulky items.
Free Shipping is only available for domestic orders shipping to the lower 48 states. Orders shipping to Canada, Alaska and Hawaii are excluded from this promotion.
Orders to PO Boxes outside the Northeast are excluded from this promotion. We will contact you for updated information if you enter a PO Box as an address.
If you live locally it's absolutely possible to forgo the shipping expenses and pick up your order in person. At checkout, simply select 'Pick Up' under the delivery options. Your order will usually be ready in 2-4 days and we'll email you when it's ready.
Orders will be available to pick up for 30 days. All fully completed orders (ie: seeds + tubers) left longer than 30 days will be restocked.
Please note that packages can only be picked up during our operating hours.
Current pick-up hours are Monday through Friday 9AM until 5PM; Saturday and Sunday 10AM until 4PM.
If your order contains any of our seasonal items (list below), those items will be shipped in accordance with spring/fall planting dates based on your location. If you purchase seeds and a seasonal item at the same time, you will receive two shipments, a prompt shipment of any non-seasonal items, followed by a shipment of your seasonal items on or after the date listed on the shipping details section for the seasonal item you are ordering. If there are multiple ship dates, the shipping quote you will receive will cover these multiple shipments.
Garlic, Shallots - Start shipping mid-late September
Fall Bulbs - Start shipping mid-late October
Dahlia Tubers, Potatoes, Sunchokes - Start shipping mid April
Seedling Sale (live plants) - Available for in-person pick-up only. Our seedling sale is held each spring. Please sign up for our newsletter to receive alerts.
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