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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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Dec 18, 2021
Three stars. Simply for the fact that I thought I was buying from an Irish company. Its an Irish website , Dutch company. Makes things awkward for using plant feed as there is no English instructions what so ever , dutch and German only. A bit irritating to receive a product with no English instructions ( especially when buying 150e worth of plants and plant feed will figure it out its just a meere type and translate in Google. Highly recommended that this company fixes that issue though. 5 stars all the way if so , for efficiency, fast and easy service.
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Dec 21, 2021
It is not a secret that our company is based in the Netherlands our address is visible on the website and we explain who we are and what we do in the section "Who we are". We have check in our system you place the order 3-1031590 and we can clearly see the care and planting instruction of your order in English It's a pity that you take away stars for something that is in your language like the first instruction of your order below: Citrus trees - during spring and summer fertilize regularly with a standard liquid fertilizer. Always apply water from the top of the plant allowing the excess to drain. Never let the plant sit in water, it will cause rot. Plants with fruit should be kept in a light place in the living room for the winter next to a bright window. Plants without fruit should be kept in a light but cool place (10°-20°C) to promote budding such as a windowsill. This plant is cold resistant, but not frost resistant. They can be brought inside for the winter and left back out in the summer. Each spring the shrub ought to be transplanted to a larger pot, use an Azalea or heather type potting compost. Pruning should occur during the period of dormancy or right when the new spring growth appears. For additional instructions see product packaging.
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Mar 28, 2022
I'm very disappointed with this website. I will be very slow to return here again to purchase plants. The delivery driver handled the plant with care but it was cracked in half when the recipient opened the box, she was unhappy as was I. I also ask for the gift option and not to include the invoice with the pricing, that was not fulfilled. I feel that the plant should have been protected more and also it took longer to arrive.
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May 23, 2022
Delivered within 4 days delighted with that, and 4 out of the 6 plants where super. But 2 of my hydrangeas where a bit tired looking ,and no side shuts on them I will have my work cut out for me But this is the first time I have used them. And I’m really impressed I WILL USE THEM AGAIN
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Mar 2, 2022
Plants were dislodged from there containers. Soil fell out of the bottom of the containers despite plastic around them when lifting the pots up. I also received 4 pots with no drainage holes, if I had have known that no drainages holes in the pot I would have not purchased them.
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Feb 15, 2022
I won’t buy plants online anymore, it doesn’t worth what you paid. I spent 17 euros plus 12 postage only got a small Monstera without pot. However I bought a much bigger one with pot in local store only took 15 euros. So don’t waste your money buying plants online
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Feb 22, 2022
Didn't realise plants were despatched from Netherlands but they seem to be OK from the 5 day transit. However the two pots I also ordered were completely broken. Have asked for refund on these. Should have been wrapped so much better.
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Apr 6, 2022
The plants were not in a good state when arrived, the clematis was fine but the magnolia was broken. The roots for the other ones in bags had an awful smell and looked a bit poor. Bit disappointed spent so long picking these..
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Apr 22, 2022
Disappointed as plants although healthy were too small for the money. Gereniums were very young plants with little foliage. Clematis okay. Liliac trees little foliage. Arrived boxed and in good condition
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Apr 20, 2022
One plant out of 8 wasnt fully developed, root is really small which is put in loose soil, other 7 look great. Delivery was fast especialy since order came from Holland. Dutch company behind the irish www
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May 24, 2022
Not happy!Good website, nice flowers, but I didn’t expect to receive a completely dead flower without any leaf! Really shame. And your customer service didn’t even reply.
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Mar 18, 2022
good selection of plants, unfortunately the quality of plants that are being sent are nowhere near to plants that one would select & purchase in a local garden center.
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Mar 21, 2022
Delivery charge of €12.95 is more than twice what other online garden shops charge. Plants took over a week to arrive and were not in top condition..
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Apr 9, 2022
One plant is in very poor condition, juniper Ice Blue, withered and very little green branches. Foliage falls off when touched.
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Mar 15, 2022
Should be a leaflet explaining hoe to care for them , and a little message from the buyer to recipient, even just a name .
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Apr 6, 2022
3 plants arrived-1 overwatered with all leaves browned at tips. Prob won’t grow now. Other 2 were fine.
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May 15, 2022
Well-packed, healthy plants Blue petunias pictured as blue arrived dark purple so not fit for purpose Hosta plant size disappointing- three leaved plant Pack of three phlox contained just two plants I understood this was an Irish company with Irish plants however it is European consequently delivery was slower than expected Wouldn't shop here qgain
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Jan 9, 2022
Good selection and delivery time plus good response from customer service however out of three orders I have placed 1 had incorrect plants and 1 was missing a couple of plants. While I was refunded it is frustrating not to get what you have ordered when you are planning your garden.
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Nov 13, 2021
Normally can't complain, but this time I was disappointed with the waste of packaging, still waiting for my plants to arrive as I'm aware they come in two lots, but I was sent a plant pot in this massive box!! Hoping the delay in my plants don't leave them to shock up on arrival
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Apr 4, 2022
The plants I ordered from you arrived this morning; thank you. Unfortunately they were in less than 1st class condition. I took the pix within half an hour of their being here. Please canyou advise how best I should deal with them to help their recovery?
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Jan 20, 2022
I had ordered a palm and a pot as a thank you gift for relatives in Dublin. The two items were not delivered at the same time! (I am not sure whether the first or the second delivery was accompanied by the thank you card - was too embarrassed to ask.)
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Jan 21, 2022
We are obliged to send plants and pot separately otherwise the plant would be crushed by the pot. the pot must also be secured during transport, its ceramic breaks easily in case of shock. We had attached the packages together (bundle) they were separated by the carrier where the delivery on 2 different days what we regret.