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|On Mar 15, 2016, gourdobean Minden, NV (Zone 5a) wrote:
Posted on March 13, 2016, updated March 15, 2016
On March 15th, 2016, gourdobean changed the rating from negative to positive and added the following:
A company representative contacted me and let me know that there are different policies for barefoot than for perishable plant material. A little confusing but I will be able to get credit for the plants when and if they fail to leaf out. I bought the plants at full price just before they went on sale, perhaps because they were reaching their time limit in cold storage.
|On Jan 24, 2016, JoanSpencer Orangevale, CA wrote:
Love this company!
|On Dec 25, 2015, no_regrets San Diego, CA wrote:
I have ordered from Peaceful Valley several times for seeds, bare-root trees, and potted trees. They seem to be a fairly sizeable operation; unlike some other nurseries I have dealt with, they have an actual customer service team, phone number and email address, catalog, functioning website, etc... all of which is great, and it certainly makes it easier to do business with them.
|On Jun 11, 2015, vineymaple Grand Mound, WA wrote:
I have ordered a few times from this company and have been pleased at the quality of products (irrigation parts), as well as the fast shipping. They have reasonable prices as well. Definitely recommend!
|On Apr 10, 2015, doghill6 Central Point, OR (Zone 8a) wrote:
I ordered some irrigation supplies from them, a small amount to try, and then a larger amount after I decided I really liked the product. Both times one item was backordered so they gave me the option of waiting until all items were ready to ship. The wait wasn't long and the irrigation product is super easy to put together and looks like it will last forever. Much better than other products you need an engineering degree to figure out with small parts that pop out and get lost. I didn't order plants, but my experience was more than satisfactory both times.
|On Mar 30, 2014, lovelola Williamson, AZ wrote:
I had a great experience with this company. I ordered several pounds of sudangrass and red cowpeas for green manure, four grapevines, and several seed packets. Everything shipped quickly and the vines arrived well packaged and in a healthy dormant state. The grapevines were a very friendly, low price, and compared to other vines I have purchase from other suppliers, much, much larger. Everything was reasonable, including their flat-rate shipping. I'm looking forward to doing more business with Peaceful Valley in the future!
|On Feb 18, 2014, Veltorio Bartow, FL wrote:
Posted on February 18, 2014, updated February 18, 2014
On February 18th, 2014, Veltorio added the following:
After posting my comment I read some of the other posts and just had to make an update after reading some of the negatives as some of the comments don't even make any sense. When looking at the number of negatives take their complaints into account. 1st, one post states it takes 5 days to leave PV and you might as well just go to your local hardware. In my experience it takes most companies at least several days to ship and that has nothing to do with going to local hardware. That same post states they charge your card right away. When I order something online and give my card I expect it to be charged right away. Some companies take a few days, but to me that is a problem because then I have to keep checking back. These are not valid complaints. Another post states it takes forever to ship anything and lists all sorts of issues on shipping costs etc. This may have been there experience by some cosmic mishap but I have ordered many more items from PV than I listed and always new up front what the (reasonable) shipping costs are and have received great communication on shipping status. On items like the blueberry I ordered they were not shipped for months but I was made aware of this up front and this is typical practice to ship at proper time etc.
|On Feb 13, 2014, meb2014 Sand City, CA wrote:
Great service and plants! My red current was broken - took me over a week to contact them. They immediately sent me a new one! All my plants are doing great. Love the plants and service.
|On Feb 11, 2014, RobThomas Readyville, TN wrote:
I ordered 50 strawberry plants (25 Ozark Beauty and 25 Seascape). The plants arrived last week. They arrived a little later than originally estimated, but that wasn't a problem, and the company previously sent an email advising of the delay.
|On Oct 18, 2013, itserich Des Moines, IA wrote:
I am a novice gardener, and have learned a lot from the GrowOrganic.com website. I have placed 5 orders. I have planted only a "good bug" seed blend and a cover crop (hairy vetch & cereal rye), and they germinated quickly.
|On Jun 14, 2013, jakestark Clay Center, KS wrote:
A couple months ago (first part of April) my wife and I decided we wanted to buy a couple of blackberry plants. After finding out that the ones they sell on TV are a scam, I happened upon Peaceful Valley. After reading reviews on davesgarden.com, I decided to take a risk and I bought two Blackberry Black Satin plants. Not only were the plants very affordable, they also shipped for a good rate and arrived a few days after I ordered them. My wife and I planted them immediately after receiving them and now (almost two months to the day after planting) the plants have not only grown a significant amount but they have also started to produce blackberries. They are still small and green at this point but I have confidence they will grow into the berries that I wanted. If they only grow until someone gives them a positive review I will make sure to make a note of it.
|On May 12, 2013, caliweathercast Adelanto, CA wrote:
They have excellent costumer service. I love this company.
|On Dec 28, 2012, MssGreene Tempe, AZ wrote:
This is a fabulous company, the negative comments astound me. I've ordered from them for years and wouldn't dream of going elsewhere. So far this season I've ordered garlic and seed starting equipment. The garlic variety they have available is one of the best available and their prices are hands down the best I've seen. I ordered several varieties of hardneck, a couple softneck, shallots and elephant garlic. The cloves were beautiful (we ate what we didn't plant, yum) and they're already throwing up strong green shoots, even through the mulch. The seed starting equipment is for this coming new year, it arrived on time and as described. I've ordered lots of direct sow seeds and veggie starts from them in the past (this is my first time doing indoor seedlings) and their germination rates have been outstanding and the end product delicious, I even have a few generations of Peaceful Valley veggie seeds I've saved.
|On Jul 13, 2012, janet214 Grass Valley, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:
Wow I am surprised by all of the negitive comments for this company. But I am local and don't have to ship stuff to myself. All I can say in their defense is that are flocked by thousands of locals everyday....and we are not just taking about the kind that put in a few plants every year. We are talking about large farms and medium farms plus the usually gardener. So they may need to hire more people just for the Internet side.
|On Mar 21, 2012, tombaak High Desert, NV (Zone 5a) wrote:
I just received two orders from Peaceful Valley, one was simply a dozen packets of seeds and some legume inoculant, everything was there and shipped in a timely matter.
|On Feb 29, 2012, gentlemystik Long Beach, CA wrote:
Posted on February 21, 2012, updated February 29, 2012
On February 29th, 2012, gentlemystik changed the rating from negative to positive and added the following:
The same week I made this review, I received my shipment. Other than a few broken branches (would need to be pruned anyway) all was well. WELL, this week I received a hand written apology note explaining they reason why the mess up happen and how they were very sorry it did. I also got a little gift too which I must say was very unexpected. Although I will probably not order big like that again, I do intend of getting seeds from Peaceful Valley as I do like to give Organic businesses my business & they have some awesome deals on some good heirlooms. So thank you, Eric & Katie (for the note).
|On Oct 14, 2011, MaryE Baker City, OR (Zone 5b) wrote:
I recently ordered from Peaceful Valley via email, and my order was shipped out the same day I ordered. The packaging and the product both impressed me. I'll order from them again.
|On Sep 21, 2011, hatchingbunnies Gilbert, AZ wrote:
Just received my 2nd order from PV-40 lbs of seed garlic and assorted other items. Biggest heads of garlic I have ever seen! Quality and price were excellent. I also love their prices on bulk vegetable seeds. I am a small market grower selling produce, seeds, and plants and am very happy with everything I've received from this company so far.
|On Jun 27, 2011, joeyjo Tridell, UT (Zone 4b) wrote:
Ordered 8 apple trees and 2 crab apple trees. Due to the wet, cold spring had to delay getting them in the ground. But all ten are doing great! Trees came well packaged and in good condition. I hope that they have their 10 for $199 special again next year. Great deal for good quality trees.
|On Apr 27, 2011, firinn Eugene, OR (Zone 8b) wrote:
Posted on April 26, 2011, updated April 27, 2011
On April 27th, 2011, firinn changed the rating from negative to positive and added the following:
I was contacted by Katie from Peaceful Valley and offered replacement blueberries without shipping included, and at their current sale price. In the email, it appears that the explanation email concerning why the blueberries were out of stock seems to have been lost in transit.
I do appreciate their quick attention to detail and more-than-fairness in resolving this frustration.
|On Jan 31, 2011, paracelsus Elmira, NY (Zone 6a) wrote:
I have ordered from this company a number of times over the years. It's a good place to get organic ferts of all kinds and stuff like rooting hormone. I've also bought row covers and rhizocoated white clover seed, and now that they have added Weck's canning jars to their food preservation selection, I ordered a bunch of them. Last time I ordered a bunch of the rubber rings for the jars and noted on the comment form that the shipping seemed pretty high for a bunch of rubber rings. They called me to tell me they reduced the shipping. I thought that was pretty nice.
|On Apr 29, 2010, LaurelsFarm Lomita, CA (Zone 10b) wrote:
We love you guys at Peaceful Valley Farm Supply. You need to hear this every now and again -- how great you folks really are and the appreciation we have for your efforts in the organic/natural movement that's growing stronger every day.
|On Apr 29, 2010, mbernholz Harkers Island, NC wrote:
katie in customer service went way beyound the call of duty contacting a manufacturer about getting parts for a tank. i was impressed.
|On Apr 12, 2010, clareb Missoula, MT (Zone 5a) wrote:
I ordered several items for seed starting via their website. All items arrived within a week - faster than originally indicated. I've ordered from this company before and will continue to do so. PVF offers great products at reasonable prices and for reasonable shipping cost (esp. for folks out west, who suffer high shipping costs from companies in the eastern US).
|On Apr 10, 2010, L_Bruce1019 Springfield, MO wrote:
I ordered a portabella mushroom kit and it was delivered on time and in good condition, I followed the directions exactly..but I got one or two mushrooms. I called the company and they immediately sent a replacement, no questions asked! Now we are enjoying lots of yummy mushrooms. I have ordered things from them before, and my experience has always been good, but this was above and beyond!
|On Mar 12, 2010, seagardener Southport, ME wrote:
We have used this company to obtain a commercial grade of Bt (Bacillus thurengiensis) Dipel DF, an organic caterpillar killer. We have found it to control cabbage loopers, tomato hornworms, tent caterpillars and many more. We have found it interesting that we have also noticed reductions in the numbers of leaf miners in columbines and Swiss Chard , fruit tree borers, apple maggots, blueberry maggots and even the grub stage of Japanese beetles. We also have purchased organic seeds at reasonable prices from them and have always been satisfied with the products and customer service.
|On Mar 5, 2010, AZPHATMAN Mesa, AZ wrote:
Posted on December 25, 2009, updated March 5, 2010
On March 5th, 2010, AZPHATMAN added the following:
Ordered four Blueberry plants that were listed as 14". When they arrived two were roughly 6" and the other two roughly 9"-10". Would have purchased them somewhere else if I had known.
|On Jan 15, 2010, luxor68 Decatur, TN wrote:
I received my first order from these folks today - blackberries & raspberries. Price-wise they were quite competitive. Due to the price I expected them to be decent-sized. They were not. They were HUGE. Much bigger diameter & roots than I expected. I am VERY pleased & will be using these folks again!
|On Jan 15, 2010, cramsey1 Salt Lake City, UT (Zone 6b) wrote:
I have been very pleased with all my dealings with Peaceful Valley Farm Supply. They offer a wide verity of products for both the home gardener and commercial farmer. The products are reasonably priced and often the lowest prices I have found both locally and on the internet. Their service is excellent and they are very helpful if you have questions regarding your order or how to use the item you have bought to its best advantage. I spent several hundred dollars last year on garden equipment, organic fertilizers and seeds. I received them all promptly. When one of the items was not in stock they called me and asked if I wanted the whole order to wait and be shipped together or to have a partial shipment. If I have had questions on the best product for a specific purpose they have always been helpful in providing suggestions from their vast experience. I will continue to use them and I recommend them to all my family and friends because of their outstanding customer service, knowledge and fine product selection.
|On Dec 7, 2009, borged Thomasville, GA (Zone 8b) wrote:
I've ordered from PVFS several times over as many years and have always been satisfied with their product, prices and service. I generally order bulk cover crop seed and fertilizers and their shipping prices are reasonable.
|On Sep 25, 2009, Spookycharles Langley, WA (Zone 8b) wrote:
I've placed several orders with Peaceful Valley Farm Supply over the last year or two. My latest order was placed several weeks ago for about 15 lbs of various cover crop seeds and a couple of pounds of shallots. Their shipping on heavy orders is very reasonable.
|On Apr 18, 2009, boleslaus Chattanooga, TN wrote:
Their website offered a deal--buy $100 of merchandise get a discount on a tumbling composter. When I tried to order merchandise on line the website prevented me; some of what I wanted then sold out. When I called to complain (and spoke to Ryan) they agreed to give me the composter discount even though my order without the out of stock items was well less than $100. Also, they offer free seeds for larger orders and I received 16 packets with my order. This was the number I would have qualified for only if I had purchased the out of stock items as well as the composter at full price.
|On Mar 20, 2009, kmhappel Vista, CA wrote:
I ordered 3 sunshine blueberry plants and an assortment of pheromone lures for my stone fruit orchard. All arrived in great shape and in the correct quantities. They even gave me some free seed packs of vegetable types that are hard to find!.. Their catalog is a treasure mine of information. They are clearly a specialist in tools for people and businesses who grow things.
|On Feb 28, 2009, loydb Liberty Hill, TX wrote:
Just got my trees from them yesterday. They arrived in fantastic shape, with way bigger roots than I had expected via mail order. I'll order more from them next Fall as my orchard slowly grows...
On March 24th, 2009, loydb added the following:
edit: After getting some trees from another supplier (see my reviews), I'm even more impressed with the trees I got from Peaceful Valley.
|On Feb 8, 2009, dparsons01 Albuquerque, NM (Zone 7b) wrote:
These guys are great. I've ordered from them a few times and they ship things right away or let you know if it is not in stock and let you choose whether you want two shipments. They have an excellent assortment of organic ammendments as well as seeds, trees, tools, etc. They do bulk quantities and small quantities in most products.
|On Oct 21, 2008, Moonglow Corte Madera, CA wrote:
What a wonderful experience I had ordering online. Their website is easy to navigate, and I like the "In Season Items" drop-down feature.
|On Aug 21, 2008, notrees San Jose, CA wrote:
I just want to add my comment of a great experience I had with this company. I had bought several hundred bare root strawberry plants and some blueberry plants from them three years ago. I typically buy from my local nursery for bare root strawberries but I wanted to start a bit early to plant this time as the weather and ground was in good condition. I've always liked strawberries in my landscape over the years mainly because it is a real fun crop for kids. When my kids, nieces and nephews were toddlers were just beginning to walk I'd have them help me find and pick the fruit. The smile on their faces as they helped were priceless. They are teens now but it is still a fun family tradition to go out in the yard to pick a bunch together for dessert. These were the best bare root strawberries I have ever seen with wonderful root growth almost a foot in length! They came in a timely manner and were packaged very well. They are still thriving three years later. I had a great experience buying from this company.
|On Apr 17, 2008, Texasescimo Argyle, TX (Zone 7b) wrote:
I bought 5 25lb bags of surround for $29.99 each. Arbico organics and gardens alive both want over $70.00 per bag.
|On Mar 16, 2008, sloshgator Orlando, FL wrote:
Peaceful Valley has a good selection of organic fertilizers and products (just about anything you would want), but their shipping can be expensive when you live in Florida (they are in CA.) Also, they are slow to ship in Spring. It took them 11 days to get around to shipping my order this month. They always say that they are very busy with Spring orders, but you would think they would anticipate this and get extra help (since it happens every year.) They are good with everything else, like billing and shipping (outside of Spring.)