About Us

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Since 1896 A.E. McKenzie Co. has been a leader and innovator in the Canadian Gardening industry. Now Canada’s number one packet seed company, we specialize in flower and vegetable seed, as well as many other products consumers have come to rely on. We continue to set industry standards while being conscious and responsive to the growing concerns involved with food: cost, quality, and safety.

The McKenzie Brand

122 years of quality products and unsurpassed service speaks for itself. We always deliver on our promises, making us Canada’s number one packet seed supplier. We ensure, top quality seed that is guaranteed to grow. Beginners and experts alike will be enticed by our tried and true varieties, as well as the new and exciting varieties Canadians have come to expect from us. Make McKenzie your one-stop-shop for all your gardening needs: Packet Seeds, Jiffy Seed Starting, Lawn Seed, Onions, Seed Potatoes, Wildflowers, Gardening Accessories and so much more!

Not a trend, but a way of life. Seeds and food you can feel good about.

We guarantee our organic seeds are 100% free of insecticides, herbicides, and fungicides: ideal for the environmentally conscious gardener, and the food conscious consumer.

What We Offer

McKenzie Heritage

Our Heritage line is ideal for the value conscious consumer. Ideal for rural locations.


Attention grabbing and unique, these contest-worthy varieties are larger than life! Chosen for their huge size, they still have fantastic flavor to offer.

Culinary Selections

These varieties are a chef’s dream! Gourmet gardening has never been so hassle free.


These larger packets are a more economical option for gardening. Perfect for rural gardeners with a lot of space to garden, and great for succession planting.


Seeds are pre-spaced in biodegradable tissue tape making for fast, easy, and convenient gardening! Contains vegetables that are ideally suited for pre-spaced type of planting and virtually eliminates the need for thinning.

International Packets

The McKenzie Asian, Latin and Gusto Italia vegetable lines are the perfect ethnic addition to any garden. While enjoying cultural diversity and healthy eating, you can grow a great selection of varieties that have been tested for Canadian growing conditions.

Sow Easy

What is Sow Easy?  Sow Easy seed is coated with a safe and all natural seed coating made from a high-quality blend of clay, lime and perlite making the seed easier to handle and plant.  The coating around the seed is tinted with food grade coloring for increased visibility when planting.