gardens4you.ie
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Top positive review

Aug 14, 2023
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Plants were healthy and delivered in just a few days . All good experience from start to finish . Great website ----- good info and timely updates on purchase. I have a 23 year old garden and am by the sea with a windy wet climate so gardening is a challenge . Never very cold but always quite wet . Hydrangeas and Berberis along with a handful of other shrubs and perennials survive nicely here so my garden has always brought me many compliments . My recent purchases from you will of course further enhance my garden.

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Jun 7, 2023
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Dead,rotten and unrecognisable plants sent!!! I have received my order and I have never seen anything like this before: dead, rotten, mouldy and unrecognisable plants. This must be some joke or I don’t even know what to call it. There is no way, you can plant them. I just want my money back and someone to collect that stuff, as I am not wasting more money to send those plants back. I already paid more than 120 euro.
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3 days ago
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2 weeks ago I bought flowers from you, 2 small ones are ok, but the large one for 40 euros started to fall after 2 days, the shoots have no roots, it's as if someone just stuck them in the ground, I'm disappointed because this particular flower does not require any special treatment
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19 hours ago
We are truly sorry to hear about your experience with the large flower you purchased from, and we apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused you. We strive to provide high-quality products, and it's disappointing to learn that the large plant diOur dedicated team will assist you in finding a suitable solution and addressing your concerns. d not meet your expectations. We assure you that this is not the level of quality we aim to deliver. To resolve this issue promptly, we kindly ask you to reach out to our customer service team with the same photos we will assist you.
4 days ago
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Great plants

Great products. Purchased gorgeous pots as well as plants. Plants very healthy and sent with care. Shipping is pricey but would be worth it if buying a lot
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5 days ago
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Wrong colour flowering plants sent 4 times. Colours do not match website or description.
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Answer by gardens4you.ie
4 days ago
We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience you experienced with the color of the flowering plants (Saintpaulia violet) you received . Your feedback is valuable to us, and we regret that the colors did not match what was depicted on our website or described.We have processed a refund for the plants in question. Thank you for bringing this matter to our attention, and we appreciate your understanding.
7 days ago
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The bulbs were well packaged, but it would have been nice if there was a picture on each package.
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7 days ago
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10 days ago
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Stop selling non-viable bareroot fruit trees potted and sold without rooting in and with no fibrous roots whatsoever. Customer service attitude accusitoryvand unhelpful
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Answer by gardens4you.ie
9 days ago
As we have mentioned in our numerous emails, the Persimmon Diospyros Kaki you received is completely normal for the season and had absolutely nothing to do with being placed on the tiling in your house at room temperature. Our plants are cultivated outdoors in nurseries and deserve better than that. The persimmon should have been planted long ago, as stated in our growth guarantee. You are well aware that persimmons do not have leaves or buds in winter, as you ordered it in mid-January when there was frost and snow in the following days, which we regret particularly. You also know that Persimmon Diospyros have few roots and this did not prevent the plant from growing, on the contrary. We have attempted in vain to assist you and respond to you in a professional manner. You refused our proposition to return the plant in order to obtain a full refund. Unfortunately, your comment demonstrates a lack of listening on your part and a willingness to harm our business, which we deeply regret.
10 days ago
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Plants extremely small
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Answer by gardens4you.ie
9 days ago
Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We appreciate your concern about the size of the plants you received. It's important to note that during the transition from autumn to winter, many plants enter a dormant phase, leading to a temporary halt in visible growth. This natural process is crucial for the plant's overall health and ensures a strong start when the growing season resumes in spring. The small size you observe is likely a result of this dormancy, and we assure you that, given the right care and conditions, the plants will exhibit robust growth when the season is conducive. If there are specific care instructions provided with your order, following them diligently will contribute to the successful development of your plants.
11 days ago
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All around a good service

Easy purchase/ payment. Fast shipping and well packaged.
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BH
12 days ago
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Plants arrived in a good condition
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Answer by gardens4you.ie
11 days ago
Thank you for your feedback. We're glad to hear that your plants arrived in good condition. If you have any questions or need further assistance, please don't hesitate to reach out. We appreciate your support!
Feb 9, 2024
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Great selection of products at a very competitive price with very fast shipping
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Feb 3, 2024
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Everything I ordered was delivered on time. But I wanted to order more copies of the item and I will have to pay for delivery again.
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SJ
Jan 13, 2024
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Sick expensive plant

I ordered expensive plant and they send me sick plant and responding on my complain that it is only discolour after frost which is not true. The plant obviously has black spots.
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Answer by gardens4you.ie
Jan 15, 2024
All our plants are nursery plants cultivated outdoor all year around. We has the last week -6ºC and -10ºC at night and hardy winds. During the winter period, Mahonia media 'Winter Sun' may exhibit some staining or discoloration on its leaves, and this is considered normal you should not be worry. There are a few reasons why this can occur: Mahonia media 'Winter Sun' is a hardy evergreen shrub, but exposure to cold winter temperatures can still cause stress. The cold weather can lead to desiccation (drying out) of the leaves and result in discoloration. In winter, the sunlight levels are generally lower, and plants may not photosynthesize as actively. This reduced photosynthesis can lead to changes in leaf color. As with many evergreen plants, Mahonia leaves have a lifespan, and older leaves may naturally start to show signs of aging, including discoloration. Other environmental factors, such as wind exposure or fluctuations in temperature, can contribute to leaf discoloration. The discoloration is limited to a few leaves and the overall health of the plant appears good, it is likely just a natural response to winter conditions. However, once planted if you observe widespread discoloration or if the plant's health is a concern, just come back to us because the plant is fully guaranteed until May 1, 2024.
Jan 3, 2024
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Good vaue and received on time
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Dec 24, 2023
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Not delivered
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Answer by gardens4you.ie
Dec 29, 2023
Thank you for bringing your concern to our attention. We apologize for any inconvenience you have experienced with the delivery of your parcel. To better assist you and investigate the matter with DPD, we kindly ask that you contact our customer service directly. Please provide your full shipping address and any relevant details about your order. Our team is committed to resolving this issue promptly.
Dec 23, 2023
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7 of the 15 bare root plants were of very poor quality

The Speedy prompt delivery was cancelled out by the poor quality bareroot plants, they looked more like root cuttings, difficult to distinguish the top from the bottom , see photo. very little information didn’t help either, waste of money
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Answer by gardens4you.ie
Dec 29, 2023
We would like to draw your attention to the response provided by our customer service, which appears to have been overlooked or deliberately disregarded in your recent communication. The information conveyed in the aforementioned response remains accurate, and we kindly request your consideration of the details therein. 2 days ago (Wed, 27 Dec 2023 at 4:31 PM) Customer service reply) Good afternoon, Thank you for bringing this matter to our attention, your satisfaction is of the utmost importance to us. After reviewing the provided photos, we want to assure you that the appearance of Gypsophila paniculata roots is within the normal range. Prior to planting, we recommend soaking the roots in a bowl of water for approximately four hours. This process helps hydrate and prepare them for successful planting. Despite their initial appearance, Gypsophila paniculata roots possess a natural ability to seek out light, when buried under a layer of soil at a depth of 10-12 centimeters. Rest assured, once these products are planted in well-drained, clean soil, your order is guaranteed from the date of purchase until May 1, 2024. This timeframe provides ample opportunity to monitor growth and address any concerns. We encourage you to reach out with new photos in the event of non-growth in mid-spring. Your satisfaction is our priority, and we appreciate your understanding. If you have further questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us. Best regards, The Customer Service
Dec 21, 2023
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Horrendous company - avoid

Horrendous company - misleading, false advertising and refuses to fix incorrect orders. Have reported to consumer protection commission
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Answer by gardens4you.ie
Dec 22, 2023
We regret to inform you that the plants you received are entirely normal for this stage of development. Regrettably, we have observed instances of insult and threats directed towards our customer service team and, by extension, our company. As a result, we have taken the decision to cease all communication with you. We wish to emphasize our commitment to transparency and adherence to legal standards. Consequently, we are prepared to forward your emails to the relevant authorities, maintaining clarity and compliance with established procedures. Should you choose to return your order, we kindly remind you that this must be done within 14 days from the date of receipt. Please note that the associated return shipping costs will be your responsibility, aligning with the terms and conditions outlined in our warranty policy. This review has been reported to Trusted shops.
Dec 18, 2023
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Great site. Easy to use , quick responses.

Easy to use website, quick responses and quick delivery. Packages very well. The plants were bought as a gift and instructions for 'planting out' were forwarded which was great to receive but as someone who doesn't have a huge amount of knowledge about plants it would have been good to receive a little 'how to care for your plant' card as I'm responsible for keeping them alive until they're gifted. 😳😵‍💫 Overall very pleased.
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Dec 13, 2023
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they cancelled order but did not refundcshipping

took money for a plant and courier fwesbthen suddenly refunded money for plant but not courier fees with minimal info or explanation. chasing a refund of courier fee now but should not have to.
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Answer by gardens4you.ie
Dec 14, 2023
Your order has been automatically canceled by our system because the selected product Begonia Magical pink is not authorized for Ireland on the site. The refund of shipping costs is also programmed. According to our system you have received an automatic e-mail on this subject.
Dec 10, 2023
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Plants were mere cuttings
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Answer by gardens4you.ie
Dec 11, 2023
It's important to note that in winter, especially during temperatures as low as -4ºC, the growth of plants like rhododendron can indeed slow down or even cease. This is a natural response to colder conditions, and certain species may appear twig-like during this period. You just need to protect the base with some mulch or some straw during the winter. Do not worry once planted in a well drained soil the plants will develop mid-spring season we offer guarantee until the 01/05/2024.
Dec 10, 2023
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Rather small twig like . No sign of life .
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Answer by gardens4you.ie
Dec 11, 2023
Thank you for feedback regarding our nursery plants cultivated outdoors. We appreciate your interest and are here to address any questions or concerns you may have. It's important to note that in winter, especially during temperatures as low as -4ºC, the growth of plants can indeed slow down or even cease. This is a natural response to colder conditions, and certain species may appear twig-like during this period. You just need to protect the base with some mulch or some straw during the winter. Do not worry once planted in a well drained soil the plants will develop mid-spring season we offer guarantee until the 01/05/2024.