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|On Jun 10, 2016, SalviaFanatic5 Dover, DE wrote:
I received very healthy Jeana phlox and a sweet eupatorium. Probably spelled that wrong haha. They communicated with me and let me know when they shipped my plants. I highly recommend them. Great customer service.
|On Jun 7, 2016, Lovehum wrote:
Posted on May 27, 2016, updated June 7, 2016
On May 25th, 2016, Lovehum changed the rating from positive to negative and added the following:
This previous positive review was actually meant for Plant Delights--a different company. I didn\\\'t see a way to edit this so I just left the review as is. Plant Delights ships robust plants in heavy container which I\\\'m now familiar with. Lazy S does not.
I\\\'m correcting it to a NEGATIVE review now because of my negative experience with Lazy S.
The plant was not rooted properly so they delayed my order for weeks WITHOUT telling me.
I had to inquire as to what was going on and only then did they reply that it would not ship until the week of 05/09/2016 which is over two weeks away so I then asked them to just go ahead and cancel it. Right after that they went ahead and rushed to ship a plant that is NOT ROOTED PROPERLY prematurely BECAUSE I asked to just CANCEL it.
I contacted Lazy S\\\'s Farm one more time about this and I was ignored. I don\\\'t like to write negative reviews but this is justified. There are plenty of nicer and smaller businesses to shop!
On May 27th, 2016, Lovehum changed the rating from negative to neutral and added the following:
Lazy S said they would do a refund. I contacted Dave\'s Garden to please remove this review.
On June 7th, 2016, Lovehum changed the rating from neutral to positive and added the following:
I contacted Dave's Garden in regard to deleting this review and never got any response. Therefore I'm no longer going to participate in Dave's Garden for this reason. Perhaps we should have a "Scoop on Dave's Garden" so we can give fair feedback for this site too. Maybe then they would understand and allow members to make edits to their own posts. It is not fair that members can never edit anything. The seller Lazy S took the time to communicate with me about this and I really appreciated that. That's why I am adding to this review and changing it to positive.
|On Jun 5, 2016, badgerbasket Anchorage, AK wrote:
Posted on May 20, 2016, updated June 5, 2016
On June 5th, 2016, badgerbasket added the following:
It's been over three weeks now since I received my humongous (12 boxes!) order from Lazy S, and EVERYTHING has settled in incredibly well. I haven't lost a single plant in transplanting, and many of the plants are already sending up new shoots. In addition, the bicolor monkshood I bought from Lazy S three years ago, and loved so much that I moved them from my old garden to my new garden, are humongous and healthy. Great company with top quality and personalized service.
|On May 28, 2016, dlevy Siasconset, MA wrote:
..Plants are good.They have accommodated my faster shipping needs and communicated with me.I WISH THEY INCLUDED MORE DETAIL ON THEIR PLANT TAGS.sun/shade,water needs and height..other than that they do a good job with a wide variety of plants.
|On May 14, 2016, rdtjr05 Franklin, TN wrote:
Posted on June 12, 2015, updated May 14, 2016
On June 12th, 2015, rdtjr05 added the following:
Update for my 2015 order:
Perfection in a box. I\'ve never, ever seen such well-organized packing in my many years of mail order. Not a leaf out of place. Each plant was a small jewel. I was happy to pay their prices for that level of quality.
I should also mention their outstanding communication. I had ordered a Japanese mum. I received both a handwritten note on the packing slip and a personal email from Debby - dated late at night - explaining that it had been cut back and how to cultivate it until the foliage had grown back in.
On May 14th, 2016, rdtjr05 added the following:
Update for my 2016 order. All of the above positive comments still apply. Several of the plants were either still dormant or just emerging.
I have to add that I fully appreciated the stickers that were attached to the wrapped that indicated that they had checked to make sure the plants were still alive before shipping.
|On May 6, 2016, phrelco San Marcos, CA wrote:
I ordered two Liatris ligulistylis that arrived safe, without incident. Both plants were cleanly and securely wrapped and well stabilized for shipping. I was impressed at the excellent quality of their stock. Not only that, but the plant sizes were much bigger than what I was expecting. ****** out of *****.
|On May 1, 2016, MollyBlooms Grosse Pointe Farms, MI wrote:
I received an order of lovely healthy plants, very carefully packed. A few are on backorder, but I got an e-mail telling me so and letting me know when those would be shipped. The order included very detailed instructions for care, including hardening off.
|On Apr 28, 2016, butterflyflower Garrison, NY wrote:
I have been ordering from Lazy S for at least five years now, and their complete inventory of desirable perennials has allowed me to build the butterfly and hummingbird gardens of my dreams even though I live far from any large nursery. When I needed information, they were unfailingly helpful. Plants arrive healthy in their well thought out packaging. Perusing the Lazy S website is always an exciting learning experience because the plant catalogue is so well done. Thank you, Lazy S, for the milkweeds, the echinaceas, the phlox, and many other plants that bring beautiful butterflies to the garden just under our porch on sunny summer afternoons. The hummingbirds who entertain us all summer long with their aerobatics also thank you for providing Black and Blue Salvia!
|On Apr 27, 2016, esanita TYASKIN, MD (Zone 7a) wrote:
Posted on April 27, 2016, updated April 27, 2016
On April 18th, 2013, esanita added the following:
Great plants, great packaging.
On May 16th, 2014, esanita added the following:
Great plants. Great customer service.
On April 27th, 2016, esanita added the following:
On April 27th, 2016, esanita added the following:
The best packaging I've ever seen. Big healthy plants. Go, Debby!
|On Apr 27, 2016, rddjgarden Bristol, FL wrote:
I received 4 healthy plants from Lazy S's today. The plants were quite large compared to some I have received from other well known nurseries. These are the best packed plants I have ever received, for sure. I would definitely order from them again!
|On Apr 21, 2016, PhillyLover Philadelphia, PA wrote:
Returning customer. Plants shipped on time, were packed properly and arrived in good condition. Some plants a little on the small size given the prices but everything was well rooted. They have a great selection. Will order from them again.
|On Apr 18, 2016, GStickler Marshallville, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:
I'm a new customer to Lazy S's and the experience has been very positive. My plants arrived last week, just shortly after placing my order on-line. The kerria, honeysuckle, and butterfly bush were perfectly packaged and in great condition. I'm well pleased with the size of them also; they'll be off to a good start since they're young, healthy stock.
|On Apr 11, 2016, nedglo Chesapeake, VA wrote:
I found this company to be at the top of my list for many reasons. I was impressed by the personal attention given to my relatively small first time order. The plants were in excellent condition and the packaging was way above the average.
|On Nov 7, 2015, BShrubbs Bel Air, MD wrote:
I waited until the very end of the season to place my first order with Lazy S's. In spite of this, the plants I received were beautiful, healthy, and nicely shaped. They suffered no transplant shock at all. Quality plants, huge inventory, expertly packed for shipping. I intend to place another order in the Spring.
|On Oct 10, 2015, sabu99 Bedford, IN wrote:
I would definitely recommend this company. My order came within the time promised and was received in exceptional condition. I ordered two trees, a mimosa and a magnolia. The only damage to either tree was a broken leaf. The mimosa was blooming when I received it and continued blooming even through planting and the next several weeks until the season ended. The were priced much more reasonably than any that I could find within 50 miles from my home. I will definitely place any of my future online tree and plant orders with their company.
|On Sep 7, 2015, mabeljean Huntington, IN wrote:
very informative website; my first order arrived very fresh and healthy. Site lists many unusual varieties. I will shop here again.
|On Sep 4, 2015, lainie30 Youngstown, OH wrote:
I received my order of perennials two days ago. They were in perfect condition and very well packaged. The soil was moist and the plants were healthy. I used the information contained on the website to unpack the plants which was very useful. The website and emails from them advised also about soil preparation, planting and watering. Very useful information. I will definitely buy from them again.
|On Sep 3, 2015, Delta2 Princeton North, NJ wrote:
Posted on July 12, 2013, updated September 3, 2015
On September 3rd, 2015, Delta2 added the following:
I've been ordering from them for the past two years and have found that their plants, packing, service & communication have consistently been exceptional. Lazy S's remains my go-to source for many plants since I know that they will be healthy & thrive.
|On Sep 2, 2015, mygardens Croton-on-Hudson, NY (Zone 6b) wrote:
I just received my order of Spigelia marilandica, Indian pink. I was afraid to order any plants this time of year as the temperatures have been in the high 80's & low 90's, but I wanted to get a start on these plants this fall. I was notified what day the plants would ship and received a notice that they were shipped on the day promised. The plants arrived promptly and I opened them carefully. To my surprise they were not even wilted. They had previously been pinched back to encourage root growth and they even had new growth on them. Thank you Lazy S'S Farm & Nursery!
|On Jul 28, 2015, jakeofpk Exeland, WI wrote:
I looked for a long time for a Whitewater Acanthus. Finally found it at Lazy S's. My first order from them. The plant came really well packaged. And so healthy! They were easy to work with and I am impressed with the quality of the plant.
|On Jul 17, 2015, Tuschanz Peoria, IL wrote:
Perfection! So glad to have received my Calyopteris. The packing was very well-done and the plant is lovely.
|On Jul 11, 2015, guptaas EAST PATCHOGUE, NY wrote:
Posted on May 18, 2015, updated July 11, 2015
On May 18th, 2015, guptaas added the following:
Update May 2015: I have now received 4 orders totaling up to >$1,000 worth of plants from them. They beat everyone including my local nurseries in choice, professionalism, expert packing and supplying the healthiest plants. Lazy S\'s is my favorite source for getting any new plant.
Having such consistency in supplying living plants must be incredibly hard. I have seen emails replied at very very late hours of night. I try to not even write a thank you back to avoid adding to the email burden of such lovely people.
On July 11th, 2015, guptaas added the following:
So far I've had only one out of more than a hundred plants fail. It did not break dormancy. It was promptly replaced twice because I wasn't around to receive the shipment the first time. I feel more like a fan than a customer of this company.
|On Jun 8, 2015, Leslieandkeith Charlotte, NC wrote:
Wonderful company! Everything we have ordered has thrived and their selection is amazing! We plan on ordering from them again in the spring...
|On Jun 1, 2015, CaryC Mount Sinai, NY wrote:
Every plant (6 variety of plants, 16 total) I bought last year from Lazy S'S survive a very harsh winter in NY while only half of the plants I bought from other nurseries made it. Not only the plants are healthy and well packed during shipping; their selection is HUGE. I just placed another order with them. They are my preferred nursery from now on.
|On Jun 1, 2015, willisjw Frederick, MD wrote:
Exotic plants came promptly and well-packed. The usual good experience with Lazy S.
|On May 30, 2015, Aniela Garland, ME wrote:
All our dealings with Debby have been excellent! What tops it all, is the way plants arrive, very professionally and carefully packed, and in top condition. Psychologically when we customers receive more casually packed plants from others, we are not inspired to take the extra care they warrant, and in this case, they are so well prepared, we take great pains to see every step to give the plants the best start possible. Lazy S'S Farms truly deserves rating as a top company in the Garden Watchdog, a company we trust. Thank you, Debby, for all.
|On May 27, 2015, Sequoiadendron4 Lititz, PA (Zone 6b) wrote:
Posted on June 6, 2014, updated May 27, 2015
On June 6th, 2014, Sequoiadendron4 added the following:
I placed another order recently with Lazy. I was preparing myself that the plants might be really stressed since it is a lot warmer than when I ordered a few months ago. Much to my surprise, the plants were superbly cared for. They were very well watered, so much so that I didn\'t even have to give them water after I opened the box. I was really impressed and the plants looked great. Thanks!!!
On May 27th, 2015, Sequoiadendron4 added the following:
Placed a very large order this spring and received all the plants in excellent condition. They continue to be my favorite nursery. Their selection is excellent.
|On May 26, 2015, 50Carrots Chesapeake Ranch Estates-Drum Point, MD wrote:
I ordered from Lazy S's based on the reviews I read. This is an excellent company -- I ordered 4 plants-- all were beautifully packed. The shipping was delayed and I received a charming e-mail explaining why. It all worked out great -- the box only sat at my residence for about an hour before I came home and planted them. All the plants have thrived. The website has loads of information. Great variety -- good prices. I will order again from this company.
|On May 17, 2015, Stadtgartner Pittsburgh, PA wrote:
I have purchased catalog and online nursery plants for 30 years. Lazy S'S Farm & Nursery's selection, stock, and shipping materials are by far the best ever.
|On May 15, 2015, SetterX2 Little Silver, NJ wrote:
Posted on May 19, 2014, updated May 15, 2015
On May 19th, 2014, SetterX2 added the following:
Back-ordered plants arrived over the weekend and are perfect, as expected. I did lose my caryopteris from the initial shipping, but it was entirely my fault, as I over watered the poor thing. Everything else is thriving.
On May 15th, 2015, SetterX2 added the following:
Order just arrived and everything is beautiful. These people have made an art of shipping plants! I just can't sing high enough praise. Of all the plants I bought last year, many of them locally, theirs are doing the best in my yard. Doing business with them is a pleasure- they don't miss a beat. Just perfect.
|On May 14, 2015, Jenifer_B Raven, VA wrote:
I ordered 6 pocomoke crape myrtle shrubs from Lazy SS after seeing the reviews on Daves Garden. They were packaged great! Beautiful little shrubs. I actually needed 8 more of them went back to their website to order them...I saw that they would ship them out for 13 more days after I placed the order. I understand...Spring has Sprung....nurseries are very busy. That was just not going to work for me. Found another nursey on Daves Garden.
|On May 11, 2015, spikemom Philadelphia, PA wrote:
This is my second year ordering from Lazy S's Farm, which I discovered through Dave's Garden. They have an incredibly diverse inventory, and the most careful packaging I have ever seen! All the asclepias plants I purchased last year came back beautifully. This year's purchases (vines & perennials) were robust on arrival and are all thriving.
|On May 2, 2015, Patty57 Wake Forest, NC (Zone 7b) wrote:
No problems when ordering from Lazy S'S Farm anytime for me. They have a great selection, very good communication and ship healthy plants. Will continue with them each year.
|On Apr 24, 2015, TMThyme Camp Hill, PA wrote:
1. Tried Lazy S'S after reading Dave's Garden reviews.
|On Apr 24, 2015, bonsaiguydw Mendenhall, PA wrote:
Best supplier I've ever seen. Plants are uniformly healthy and well started. The most important part is the packaging. Neat, organized, clean, low environmental impact. Nary a bent leave or plant or soil loose in boxes. The uniformity of pot size and a well designed and adhered to packing plan is key. No wads of newspaper ot foam peanuts or shredded paper, or loose dirt. Other suppliers have nice plants but are problematic to unpack! Love you Lazy S'S!
|On Apr 17, 2015, Plantgeekgirl Marshall, VA wrote:
Received my latest order from Lazyssfarm yesterday. Every single plant was healthy and beautiful AS USUAL! I have ordered from them at least a dozen times now and I have never been disappointed. Last year I ordered milkweed. I was concerned about it because they were very bare looking without many leaves. They explained that is the best way to ship milkweed. And they were right! The plants thrived. When I am ready to share milkweed I will follow their lead. Don't be afraid to order from this company. I order a lot of mail order plants and in my opinion they are one of the best and definitely the best in Virginia!
|On Apr 16, 2015, ThornyWolf Raleigh, NC wrote:
I purchased five Sanguinaria canadensis from Lazy S'S and when my plants arrived and I opened the box what I discovered was some of the most thorough and protective packaging I've ever seen for a plant shipment... not to mention the plants themselves were wonderfully healthy, vigorous and fresh. They are now happily growing in their new home.
|On Feb 22, 2015, spydarop Oak Park, IL wrote:
I've ordered from Lazy S Nursery twice. The plants arrive very well-packaged and sometimes with a haircut for shipping. The root systems are fantastic and the plants always settle in fast. The variety of plants offered is incredible and I already know I'll be ordering more plants this spring.
|On Oct 21, 2014, Jasmine6 Mathews, VA wrote:
I ordered 6 hardy plumbago, kind of late in the season, and I was impressed by their immediate answers to questions I had about this plant. They are really experts in packaging -- not one leaf was bent! It's now late October, and they are still blooming gloriously! P.S. Try hardy plumbago if you want a flower that is truly BLUE, or if you want something that blooms happily in the fall. Wonderful plant, great company!