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Remember I brought bear rooted roses from Garden Express and its called Plant Store on Wowcher and less them 10 days they died. Now everyone has told me they shouldn't have sold me bear rooted rose in summer. I wrote five email still getting they are busy this time the year and they told me[ my rose have had vibrant green bark which confirms they are not dead Please do keep them well watered and feed regularly when they start to grow. You might also like to trim the tips of the branch framework back now by up to half to encourage a bushier more compact head of foliage and flowers]My rose is dead but they are they are not I don't think they want to refund me don't worry i will get my money back and not forgetting my postage.   


  • Ladybird4Ladybird4 Posts: 37,255
    That is definitely the best tactic. Keep pestering them. Good luck on your refund mission.
    Cacoethes: An irresistible urge to do something inadvisable
  • LynLyn Posts: 23,080
    Is it green when you scratch through the stem? 
    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • Yes it did scratch the stem it's all brown wood now they said that I should keep watering them I have tried all that but when they died.  
  • Mary370Mary370 Posts: 2,003
    Did you send them pictures of the plants?
  • Yes, I did send them pictures this what she wrote your rose has vibrant green bark which confirms they are not dead Please do keep them well watered and feed regularly.Yes, one did have one green twig and that have died back now.
  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 34,739
    What tosh they speak. 
    If you dig up a healthy plant , the stem will be" vibrant and green" it doesn't follow that, when replanted, it'll grow.
    Don't let them away with it.
  • FairygirlFairygirl Posts: 54,353
    Parvink - I think the main lesson to learn from this is - buy from reputable suppliers. I know it might seem more expensive sometimes, but it's worth it. Good garden centres and nurseries, and good online specialists are worth it.
    Seeds and bulbs can be better in offers, usually, but living plants are often papped off onto people, especially if you'r enew to gardening . Many of us have been there and done it, so don't worry - you're not alone in that. These offers can look very tempting, but are often a hideous mistake, and the sellers don't care, as you've sadly discovered.

    If you're looking to  buy anything and aren't sure, don't be afraid to come on here and ask before you buy. Lots of knowledgeable, helpful people will guide you in the right direction, and save you the grief  :)
    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....

    I live in west central Scotland - not where that photo is...
  • Good new I am getting refunded for my dead rose never again I taking a bored all your advice my friends always buy from reputable suppliers and when you do buy them in late autumn when they no leave.
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Posts: 86,969
    Hurrah!   Well done you ... congratulations  :D

    Gardening in Central Norfolk on improved gritty moraine over chalk ... free-draining.

  • IamweedyIamweedy Posts: 1,364
    We have all been had. Live and learn. 

    'You must have some bread with it me duck!'

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