Seeds arrived quickly & in good shape. Seeds are from botanical interests ink out of Colorado & are dated for this year's growing season ( so fresh). Seeds require 122 weeks in the refrigerator before sewing so I have not had the opportunity to sew them yet. ( Which is why I did not give full stars I haven't seen germination rate). Instructions on the packet are very thorough & as of right now I'm very pleased with my purchase. The package recommends direct sowing because seedlings do not like to be transplanted.