GAZE SEED Co.
Gaze Seed Co. was founded in 1925 by Ernest Walter Gaze and was the first store of its kind in Newfoundland. Specializing in high-quality vegetable and flower seeds, Gaze quickly became the go-to spot on the island for gardeners and farmers alike.
Growing with the times
More than just seeds
The store also carried all sorts of soils, fertilizers, garden supplies, and even branched out to bring in exotic pets such as tropical fish and birds.
From Buchanan to Harbour
Always in downtown St. John's, our original store was located on Water Street.
We then moved onto Buchanan Street, and finally to Harbour Drive in 2019, where we are today.
One Stop Shop
As self-sufficiency was an essential trait of then-isolated Newfoundlanders, the business did quite well by touting themselves as the "one-stop-shop" for those wanting to grow their own food.