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Best online supplier?

Is there one particular supplier everyone recommends for price and quality or is it a case of finding what you want and shopping around each time?

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  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 31,611
    Amazon
    Devon.
  • Pete.8Pete.8 Billericay, EssexPosts: 8,536
    :)

    There are a few threads if you search for - the good guys
    Here's one - 
    https://forum.gardenersworld.com/discussion/175670/the-good-guys/p1
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    Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
  • PianoplayerPianoplayer Posts: 597
    Hello. As a non-expert gardener who has browsed this forum, I think what I've learnt about online plant suppliers are a) there are some wonderful nurseries who specialise in particular types of plants (ferns, hosta, clematis, rose, geraniums, bulbs etc) and b) there are the nurseries who supply classes of things like hardy perennials and c) there are the big suppliers who sell everything.

    I think you'll find that if someone says `I had a bad experience with supplier X` someone else will say `I found them really good`.

    If you have some ideas of what you want to buy, I am sure there will be some good recommendations!
  • punkdocpunkdoc Sheffield, Derbyshire border.Posts: 11,280
    A new one for me this year Macplants, very impressed. Phoned me to discuss slight delay and to discuss some of my choices [ to confirm they really were intended for deep shade ]
    He calls her the chocolate girl
    Cause he thinks she melts when he touches her
    She knows she's the chocolate girl
    Cause she's broken up and swallowed
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  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 31,611
    I think you need to give more information. 
    Are you looking for a particular plant? or for compost? or for plant pots? or a lawn mower, or a greenhouse? etc etc
    Devon.
  • punkdocpunkdoc Sheffield, Derbyshire border.Posts: 11,280


    BETH CHATTO.
    He calls her the chocolate girl
    Cause he thinks she melts when he touches her
    She knows she's the chocolate girl
    Cause she's broken up and swallowed
    And wrapped in bits of silver
  • K67K67 Leicestershire Posts: 2,507
    What piano player says is true. 6 plants from the above and not one has reappeared so far. Hoping the warmer weather will have an affect. They don't offer a guarantee like some other suppliers e.g. Ballyroberts and Secret garden. 
  • Hostafan1 said:
    I think you need to give more information. 
    Are you looking for a particular plant? or for compost? or for plant pots? or a lawn mower, or a greenhouse? etc etc
    Apologies, ideally I would like to do one big order with fast delivery as I'm off next week. Mainly plants for large planters and some for a few areas of soil I have next to my lawn. I think I would need ones already developed a bit so not seeds to get the garden looking nice 😊

    Possibly a bit of top soil and planters if they are very cheap! 
  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 31,611
    Hostafan1 said:
    I think you need to give more information. 
    Are you looking for a particular plant? or for compost? or for plant pots? or a lawn mower, or a greenhouse? etc etc
    Apologies, ideally I would like to do one big order with fast delivery as I'm off next week. Mainly plants for large planters and some for a few areas of soil I have next to my lawn. I think I would need ones already developed a bit so not seeds to get the garden looking nice 😊

    Possibly a bit of top soil and planters if they are very cheap! 
    Trust me: NOTHING is "very cheap "
    Devon.
  •  :D noted! 


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