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Having bought a qty of plants From Parkers on the whole i have been let down by there standard are there any other company we should avoid Haycroft plants I have found to be expensive but a good standard I have no connection to these company only as a poorly supplied customer

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  • Andy LeedsAndy Leeds Posts: 518

    I'm sure there's a thread somewhere about this (someone will advise if there is).  There is definitely one called 'the good guys' which details companies who provide good service,  

    Not sure if the former thread was created by Verdun too...speaking of which, has anyone seen the big V recently?  Forum's a bit quiet?

  • plant pauperplant pauper Posts: 6,234

    Verdun's taking some time out. 

    Usually people are going mad about Thompson and morgan but my episode was with Parker's. Never ever again! 83 quids worth of mush! image

  • Flora rosaFlora rosa Posts: 262

    where is verdun , soooo missing him image. was wondering if gone on holidays ....

  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 47,145

    Verd's taking a break just now.

    The thread is called The Good Guys. I'm afraid very few people have had success with plants supplied by Parker's or T&M. Fine for seeds and bulbs but not plants. 

    Best to  contact them and include photos Stephen. Request a refund. Keep at them   image

    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....


  • DecepticonDecepticon Posts: 36

    just ordered some plants from van meurem from the gardeners world magazine offer, hopefully their name doesn't crop up here

  • plant pauperplant pauper Posts: 6,234

    Tell that to PARKERS! First time I called I was speaking to a very nice lady but second time I got a jumped up little oick! He tried to tell me that the courier (B****Y Hermes) had left them in my porch and clearly I hadn't looked there. Is that so? Well neither of my properties has a porch so now what do you say? They couldn't even get the replacements right. More mush delivered even further and wider round the country!! OOOhhh I'm still ragin'! image

  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 47,145

    Hey pp - maybe they built the porch while they were there.....image

    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....


  • plant pauperplant pauper Posts: 6,234

    Ah but where were they? 1 part of the delivery came by "very nice young man on bicycle" whose mum had found it in her coal shed (2 1/2 miles away) about two months later. You've no idea..!!!  

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