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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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Jul 15, 2022
Very disappointed. Roses delivered did not match website description and customer service was unsatisfactory.
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Answer by gardens4you.ie
Aug 26, 2022
You received exactly the same pink rose (Fairy Roses pink) advertise on our website since more than 20 years. We informed you that the pigmentation of the roses and their color could slightly differ depending on the shade or the sun.
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Jul 23, 2022
Your seekimng a reviw is premature. Only 2 of the 5 plants I ordered have thus far been delivered. Iwould be concerned as to the condition of the outstsanding plants if and when they arrive havng spent so long in transit.
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Answer by gardens4you.ie
Aug 26, 2022
Few plants ordered on pou website are not allowed for your country you have been informed by automatic email, refund was process immediately.
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Jul 27, 2022
Money taken from my account and never received the goods and having to email for money to be returned to my account and I am still waiting on them to return the money to my account I will never use this company again
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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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Jul 31, 2022
Packaging and delivery was good but the plant itself was not. Flowers and leaves torn and brown. Disappointing as this was meant as a gift.
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Answer by gardens4you.ie
Sep 1, 2022
We are sorry to hear that you are disappointed with the items received. Please send photos evidence to our customer service we will be happy to come back to you with an appropriate solution in accordance with our guarantee.
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Jul 24, 2022
Badly wilted rose bush, not sure if I'll be able to save it
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Answer by gardens4you.ie
Sep 1, 2022
We are sorry to hear that you are disappointed with the rose bush received. Please send photos evidence to our customer service we will be happy to come back to you with an appropriate solution in accordance with our guarantee.
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Jul 18, 2022
Rose bush was dead and the tree is all bent at the bottom
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Answer by gardens4you.ie
Aug 26, 2022
Normally we always remove the flowers on the plants because they will bloom all season and the heat makes the roses wilt we had 27ºC this week. Regarding the camellia tree a replacement was send to you the next day. It's sorry to see that you don't mention the free plant you have kept and the new one you have received
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Jul 17, 2022
Plants were very poor quality and very small.
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Answer by gardens4you.ie
Aug 26, 2022
All orders placed on our website are guaranteed, pleas send photos to our customer service we will be happy to help you.
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Jul 24, 2022
Send my product. No order received
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Answer by gardens4you.ie
Aug 26, 2022
Wer informed you by mail, the Astrantia major Shaggy 9 cm ordered on pour website are not allowed for your country, you have been informed and refund immediately.
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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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Jul 25, 2022
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Answer by gardens4you.ie
Sep 1, 2022
If you have left 2 stars you certainly have an interesting opinion to share about your order our customer service is ready to receive it in order to help you.
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Jul 17, 2022
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Sep 1, 2022
If you have left 2 stars you certainly have an interesting opinion to share about your order our customer service is ready to receive it in order to help you.
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Jun 28, 2022
Disappointing and a let down. Unfortunately 6 of the 9 plants didn't survive the delivery in good shape. The flowerheads all turned to mould in the plastic bags they were packed in. In turn the mouldy flowerheads fell down into the plant and any leaves or stalks they lay on turned to slimy mush. I am very disappointed. I'll do my best to cut out the mould and mush and try to bring the plants back to life but that's not what I signed up for. They certainly won't be going in the display I intended them for so from that point of view it was a waste of money. Hopefully I can salvage something...
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Answer by gardens4you.ie
Jun 30, 2022
We are sincerely sorry to hear that. All order placed on our website are guaranteed. Please take contact to our customer service with photos we will be happy to arrange a replacement or a refund. Here is how our warranty applies. Warranty period: -Perennials and potted shrubs/trees: 1 year -Indoor plants and bonsai: 1 month -Spring bulbs: 1 growing season until May 31 at the latest. -Summer bulbs, rhizomes and bedding plants: 1 growing season until October 1st at the latest.
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Jun 15, 2022
I bought 5 Hydrangeas. Some of them were weak. One of them had died in 2 weeks. The other one is on the verge of life and death for a month. Three others are better. Also, I have ordered Aubrieta pink but I got Purple colour. Definitely can not recommend the store. The first negative experience of buying plants. All plants bought in Lidl and Woodies were sold in better condition and adapted well.
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Jun 30, 2022
The power of the plant is stored in its root system. We understand they may sometime not initially look as attractive as plants in a garden center or supermarket, but they are just as strong or even stronger. Because people usually buy plants buy their appearance, plants are forced into flower to look attractive in a garden center, but will get quite a shock once brought home and planted in your garden. They can take some time to fully recover if ever. Our plants do not waste any energy, they are hardened off and just waiting to boost into life in your garden.
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Jun 13, 2022
Very poor delivery service considering the price. Would not buy again. Website gives impression based in Ireland but goods dispatched from UK and that’s fine but we all know if it’s dispatched in Ireland it arrives in window time of stated delivery and pay €5 for goods and €15 delivery but it needs to be done as stated or it’s false and misleading.
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Jun 30, 2022
Our company is based in the Netherland we advertise plants in all Europe it has never been a secret our address is visible everywhere on the site. Shipping on our website is 12.95€ and not €15. We pay 3€ to DPD by parcel in addition to the 12.95€ our company does not earn a cent on the shipping costs. Your plant cost 6.95€ and there was nothing to stop you from grouping an order and thus lowering the delivery costs with friends or neighbours.
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Jul 1, 2022
Unfortunately one of the plants was damaged, and the little lemon plant lost some leaves. But I hope to revive them!
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Jul 4, 2022
I sent a camellia and pot for a retirement gift, and it was a surprise for the receiver to get some dahlia bulbs for free.
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Jun 13, 2022
Plants arrived in good time but were smaller than expected and some had dried out.
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Answer by gardens4you.ie
Jun 30, 2022
Our plants are nursery plants cultivated outdoor. The power of the plant is stored in its root system. We understand they may sometime not initially look as attractive as plants in a garden center or supermarket, but they are just as strong or even stronger. Because people usually buy plants buy their appearance, plants are forced into flower to look attractive in a garden center, but will get quite a shock once brought home and planted in your garden. They can take some time to fully recover if ever. Our plants do not waste any energy, they are hardened off and just waiting to boost into life in your garden.
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Jun 22, 2022
I ordered what I thought were plants and some of my order arrived in seed packet form
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Jun 27, 2022
Plants coming in the time but they are not to big like on the picture but lovely
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Answer by gardens4you.ie
Jun 30, 2022
Our photos are for illustration only and show you always a mature product photographed in summer period in order to give you a idea about the final product once planted. The size of the plants you buy is mentioned on our website. Our plants are nursery plants and they are 1 year guaranteed.
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Jun 23, 2022
Plants packaged carefully but not of great quality
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