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Apr 9, 2022
There is nothing not to like about 'gardens4you.ie'. The plants were so fresh looking. The service was fast. The packing really impressed me as they not only had such a strong box, but it was divided so as to protect the more fragile plants.On top of this the prices were great, but something that I really, really appreciated (because I am a bit of a novice on plants & don't know one from another ) was the fact that for each plant that I had purchased, they enclosed a sheet explaining exactly how to plant each item along with a photo so that I knew which was which.Before I got my parcel I was thinking that I would have to go back on the website to see which plant was which and what to do with it, but this page saved me all of that bother, so I was delighted to find this sheet enclosed.I definitely give this company full marks all round and am saving up to buy some more plants.
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Aug 25, 2022
In a nutshell: two out of four plants I received were diseased (the other two are in quarantine waiting to see if they are also diseased) and customer service was rude and argumentive when I tried to ask for my money back (which I did after I had to threaten legal action and lateral flow tests to prove the diseased status of the plants, why is it always a battle?). The customer service in question replied from the UK, the plants came from the Netherlands, I ordered from gardens4you (dot) ie. To get a response from The UK was bizarre as it's through an IE website and I will certainly be reporting gardens4you for using an IE website to "weare" (dot) ie and the relevant authorities for abusing Irish internet infrastructure and cyberspace. I am also calling out the nursery (ies?) in the Netherlands for their obvious poor care of plants and the many holes in gardens4you in general's Standard Operating Procedures and Policies I can immediately digress from my experience. I tried to bring this to their attention and resolve the dispute quietly but after the experience with the UK customer service and no response from Melvin Jansen who I tried to contact I am now bringing this to the public's attention. Save your money DO NOT buy with Gardens4you, buy local or nationally (most local/national stores are happy to order more exotic plants for you), and support the Irish economy. We as an Irish customer base deserve better than the poor service from the Netherlands and rude customer service from The UK.
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Aug 21, 2022
Order placed 14.08.22 - no information if or when items will be dispatched. Obviously items not yet received and I have doubts that I will ever receive them.
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Aug 26, 2022
Unfortunately you provided an incomplete address without Eircode. An automatic email was sent to you in order to correct the initial address without response from you within 5 days our system has cancelled and refunded the order.
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Aug 29, 2022
What a joke, better off buying seeds and watching them sprout if you want plants this small.
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Answer by gardens4you.ie
Aug 30, 2022
We are sorry to hear that you are disappointed with the plants received. Our plants are nursery plants cultivated outdoor. The size of the plants on our site is always announced .The plants are always measured from the top to the bottom of the disposable plastic pot the measure are international. Do not worry the order is 1 year guaranteed.
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Aug 19, 2022
Very inferior product
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Aug 26, 2022
The hostas you received are starting to grow it will take 2-4 weeks for you plants to develop more, you ordered them at the end of August this is just the beginning of the growth. On the pictures the new green leaves are already attacked by snails you can't talk about inferior products if you don't take care of your plantations it's important to stay honest and objective.
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Aug 9, 2022 
Arrived on time, plants full of black spot Very disappointed
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Answer by gardens4you.ie
Sep 1, 2022
With the heat of this season all the deciduous hedge plants already have leaves that look like the one usually seen in September, you can't help it, it's a common phenomenon with this variety that always protects itself from the extreme heat. Note that the flowering hedge are deciduous specimens they will loose the leaves soon. Everything will grow back in march-april they are 1 year guaranteed.
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Aug 4, 2022
The plant were in a very bad shape
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Answer by gardens4you.ie
Sep 1, 2022
It is possible that some of the leaves have suffered from heat during the transit with the heat we are currently experiencing. Remove please the damaged leaves and return to us for warranty if the plants do not give you full satisfaction once planted.
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Apr 27, 2022
Amazing plants and good service. I ordered a lovely cherry tree and a pack of lavender plants that arrived with no problems. However, I also ordered two Astilbe arendsii Fiery Red that I didn't realize were sold as bare roots, when I was expecting the plant. It is true that it is my own fault for not noticing that, but I find that the photo on the web is misleading as it is a picture of the plant. It is said in a corner of the pic that it is coming as a bare root, but at that moment I didn't see it! Also I don't know if one of the roots will come out ahead because it came a little damaged. I will read carefully next time, hope this helps you in your orders as well!
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Dec 12, 2021
Plant delivered in good condition, the whole process from ordering to delivery took 5 days, the only negative thing was that the tracking number I was provided with did not work even after 72hours after the order was shipped. To get any updates about delivery and estimated delivery date I had to conctact customer service. At that point I thought I’m being scammed. Though, customer service reacted swiftly and provided updates even on Friday end of business day, which was unexpected, letting a customer to have updates about estimated delivery date of their order should be initiated more from seller though. Anyway, all in all, good service. Thank you
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May 10, 2022
I love the website and everything is described well. I was a little naive to expect my plants would arrive somewhat grown, but they are just bulbs. I'd like to have seen this on the site. The information sheet that arrived with my items was an A4 printout in black and white and not as well presented as their site. I kept having to refer back to the site before planting. Also, I wasn't sure if I should submerge the whole bulb in the ground or leave the start of growth peeping out and no-where could I find information on that. All will be fine once my garden looks fab in a few months I hope.
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May 16, 2022
Good packaging. Luckily you had elastic around the hydrangea pots as the delivery man had the box upside down ! The Hy marieseii recovered once watered. Host as potted up and I’m just waiting for new shoots. 🤞🤞🤞 I would have loved a plant stick label to stick in my pots. Made my own, though not pretty, they’ll do the job. Now that delivery and packaging concerns are allayed I look forward to ordering again in the future. Many thanks. Mary
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Feb 23, 2022
The plants always come with detailed instructions for planting and care which is brilliant. Delivery was a day early too. Although they were packed very well, one of my live plants lost four healthy leaves. It is a delicate plant and probably unavoidable but disappointing nevertheless. Perhaps if I treat them as cuttings I’ll gain another plant 😊
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Feb 25, 2022
The goods delivered were packed with great care and in perfect condition. Instructions were excellent The only complaint I have was the cost of postage . @ €12.50 I think rather pricey for a very small order . I would advise customers to order more plants to justify the cost of postage when purchasing as the plants are reasonably priced.
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Jan 14, 2022
Plants arrived promptly, well packed and in good condition. It's hard to envisage the size from the website information (not complaining, I just don't do cm) so they were a little smaller than I'd hoped, so will take some minding. Small plants establish better tho, and they were good value provided I can bring them on.
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Apr 11, 2022
Plants all great except one raspberry which has leaf spots, hopefully not an issue. For 4 day delivery time were expecting before weekend but came on the Monday instead (prob dpd issue rather than with gardens4you), so plants may have been in parcels longer than ideal. Overall great service though.
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May 10, 2022
Great products, exactly as shown in pictures. Delivered when they said they would too. Only reason for losing a star was because one of the plastic pots was broken, most likely during transport. Plants were in perfect condition and were wrapped to protect from spilt soil (luckily!)
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Apr 6, 2022
The packaging was well thought out with sticks and paper wadding and instructions on box to direction. Unfortunately the 3 small plants arrived a bit squashed as the sticks had dropped through the pots holes at bottom and possibly courier not handling correctly.
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Jun 7, 2022
Ordered my Bonsai tree arrived in great condition considering it took 8 days to arrive. Roots in great condition may need to be repotted during the winter as pot got chipped/cracked during shipping. All in all very satisfactory experience.
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Jun 20, 2022
Having ordered a bonsai tree for delivery, I was worried it might get damaged in transit. This was not the case. Every effort was taken to project the tree. It was tightly packed and came in excellent condition. I will be buying again.
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Apr 28, 2022
The order took a little longer than said so I was worried about health. Some plants arrived with the root stem showing due to lack of compost. But all plants seem healthy and I would expect them to grow. The website was very easy to use
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Jun 18, 2022 
I am happy with my order, But I did not think the plants where going to be so small, The online service was very good, and the delivery was great, They where pack very well and in good order, Thank You.
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May 25, 2022
Lovely choice of plants delivered to your door. There were a few issues with my order (wrongly labelled plants and some past their best) but they were dealt with very courteously and corrected at once.
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