Tips for Buying Plants Online

 


Article by: Yvonne Cunnington

If you have considered buying plants , A Portable Perennial Garden online, this is one of the best ways to find desirable perennials , Lose That Ugly Algae! and shrubs , How to Create a Zen Garden that are hard to source locally. But as with any mail order shopping, it's up to you to ensure that you're dealing with quality businesses.

Good mail order and online garden , How To Choose a Landscape Contractor suppliers should be able to provide the following:
  1. Ordering and shipping dates and deadlines. Since plants , National Home Gardening Club are live material, they are usually shipped in the spring , Foraging In The Forest: Finding Materials That Link Your Home To The Great Outdoors or the fall , Gardening Tips for Early - Mid July when planting conditions are ideal.

  2. An order form that's easy to navigate. Be especially careful to fill the correct quantities and sizes when you buy plants , Ideas For Your Front Yard Landscaping Project online.

  3. Common and botanical names, so you can compare price and shipping size with other suppliers when you buy plants , How To Bring An Old Lawn Back to Life online. Some less than ideal companies promote ordinary everyday plants , Fast, Biologically Active, Highly-Efficient, No-Turn Composting-Really! available everywhere with colorful names they've made up. Ever heard of a Blue , Dream Yard Twinkle?

  4. Hardiness zone and growing , an Indoor Herb Garden Year-Round information, so you can tell if a plant , Budget For Your Garden can handle your climate. , Low Voltage Outdoor Lighting Growing , How to Make a Weed Dabber requirements "” whether the plant , Landscaping - Put A Pond in Your Back Yard is happier in sun , How to Find and Work With a Porch Swing Contractor To Install the Porch Swing of Your Dreams or shade or needs special soil , Wooden Garden Benches conditions "” and how big it will get.

  5. Contact information, , Growing Roses - The Guide for Fans of Roses including a phone , Teak Furniture - The Proper Way to Care For & Clean It number and address and a returns policy. If you have questions about buying plants , Growing an Indoor Herb Garden Year-Round online, the seller should be happy to answer them. If call , How to Make a Weed Dabber them and they say they can only take orders, hang up.

  6. Upfront shipping quotes and shipping dates appropriate to your climate. , The Zoo-Doo Man - Or How to Make the Best Compost in the World! If your plants , Lawn Diseases Can Be Deadly don't come within the time you specify, let the supplier know so that they can send out the plants , How to Create a Zen Garden before it's too late.

  7. Note whether the web , Backyard Landscaping Ideas To Make A Difference In Your Home site displays a padlock icon in the lower right-hand border of your browser window. , Mosquito Disease This indicates secure encryption to protect your customer information. , The Zoo-Doo Man - Or How to Make the Best Compost in the World!

  8. Print out a copy of your online , Landscaping - Put A Pond in Your Back Yard receipts. It's a good idea to check these against your credit card bill, and to print and keep a copy of guarantees and return or replacement policies.
Yvonne Cunnington - EzineArticles Expert Author
Garden writer, photographer and lecturer Yvonne Cunnington is the author of a book for beginner gardeners, Clueless in the Garden: A Guide for the Horticulturally Helpless. For more tips , A Portable Perennial Garden on buying plants , Wrought Iron Garden Benches online, see http://www.flower-gardening-made-easy.com/buy-plants-online.html | Visit her website, http://www.flower-gardening-made-easy.com for more gardening , All About Tulip Gardens tips.

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