On Nov 21, 2008, Phillystyle Philadelphia, PA wrote:
I ordered 112 colchicum bulbs from Buggycrazy in Oregon and received them in Pennsylvania less than 48 hours later. The price was outstanding and the bulbs look very fresh and healthy. I have never seen colchicum bulbs this good priced so low. Thanks again.
So far I have placed 2 lily bulb orders with Buggy Crazy this fall and both have been wonderful. I echo many of the comments from previous members on her fast service and large, freshly dug bulbs. Because of the limited selection of my local nurseries I have tried many online bulb companies to get "hard to find" bulbs and Buggy Crazy is by far the best to date. I challenge anybody to find a better quality lily bulb on the market. The prices are very affordable too. This is my 2nd season with Buggy Crazy and I am 100% converted and satisfied . Great work Lisa!!
On Nov 13, 2008, hem_iamy Albuquerque, NM (Zone 7b) wrote:
I had the wonderful experience of purchasing product from BuggyCrazy on the DG Marketplace, received large (when advertised as small) bulbs and eremurus that were the freshest I've ever received - along with lightning-fast shipping and excellent communications! Add me to the BuggyCrazy converted! Truly an asset to the industry.
Received my first order of lily bulbs from Lisa. They are fabulous. You can tell they were freshly dug. The roots are very plump & white. They are by far largest bulbs I have ever received. Excellent communication & packaging. Lisa is the best. You can't go wrong with Buggy's bulbs. I definitely will be a return customer.
On Oct 23, 2008, celestialrose Belmont, NH (Zone 4b) wrote:
I am so glad I read the reviews here and went ahead and placed my order for lily bulbs from Buggy Crazy. I only wish I had ordered from them before this because the service was fast, the bulbs are wonderfully sized and very reasonably priced. It was a delight to open up the box and pull out those fat, healthy bulbs (with their plastic markers included which is another plus!). These are BIG, mature bulbs which I can tell were freshly dug, with their roots intact and ready to be planted right back in the ground. The packaging was wonderful as well. I will most definitely be ordering from Buggy Crazy again next year....this is my new favorite company! They offer a huge selection of lilies of every kind. This company is a dream-come-true for LILY lovers!
On Oct 21, 2008, tggfisk Garner, NC (Zone 7b) wrote:
I have ordered several times from buggycrazy and have been very happy with the whole experience. Daff bulbs were huge! Items are always sent right away and Lisa is wonderful with communication, too. I will order from here again! Thanks for making it easy. A+++!
Fantastic customer service and even more fantastic product. The bulbs I received are larger and better in appearance than anything I have ever bought before and I have bought bulbs from a lot of places, local and online as well as companies that say they are representing Holland growers. Really great looking plant material. I've never grown a foxtail lily before so this is going to be exciting. If the plant doesn't thrive it won't be because the plant wasn't good.
I purchased several dracunculus bulbs last year. Buggy Crazy "upgraded" the size at no additional cost to me. When they came up this year, the plants were robust and healthy. Although this was my only experience with the nursery, I was won over immediately. Thank you Buggy Crazy for your great bulbs and fantastic customer service!
I received my first order of bulbs yesterday from Buggy Crazy (due to the number of "positive" ratings here). All of the bulbs were neatly bagged and clearly labeled. They look terrific! The colchicum water lily bulb is monstrous, and Lisa threw in a few extra speckled lavender colchicum bulbs because they were smaller than she liked. Lisa was very responsive and obviously loves her bulbs. She decided to delay shipment (no big deal for me) due to weather conditions in order for the bulbs to be at their peak for planting. Thanks much, Lisa; the wait was definitely worth it.
On Apr 11, 2008, CarynDalton Marysville, OH wrote:
If you are looking for:
1. Way more than you expect for your $$'s these days...
2. Honesty and fairness from a vendor
3. Great communication, including responsiveness and
4. Someone who takes care of her plants (which become
your plants when you order them
5. Somebody who packs your order carefully and ships
on YOUR schedule (as much as is possible) and is very
sensitive about what might/could happen to her/your
shipment during the shipping process.
6. Very healthy, clean and disease free stock
7. Huge bulb, corm and roots
8. Generosity in her count (For ex. I got 30 lillies in her "20 or
Then by all means, give Lisa a try. I don't know how she has time to be so responsive and helpful and still have gardens that produces the kind of stock she sent to me, but you can bet I'll wait till she is shipping again and buy...just because I have never ever had this kind of experience for these prices...period. Lisa if you care that much about your plants, I bet you are a wonderful friend. Thanks so much and God bless you.
On Jan 13, 2008, pardalinum Willamette Valley, OR (Zone 8a) wrote:
After purchasing from Buggycrazy for the past couple of years I think it is high time I voiced my support for this vendor. I have purchased everything from seeds to native plants to fall and spring planted bulbs. Lisa is full of knowledge about seed starting so if you have any questions just ask her. The lily bulbs are big and very clean. Unlike many lily vendors, Lisa's lilies have fresh roots ready to go right back into the soil. The plant labels that are included are just the icing on the cake. Communication is excellent. I can't wait to see my latest purchase of lily bulbs from Buggycrazy bloom this summer!
I would like to say that my purchasing experience was truly flawless. I made a sizable purchase consisting of Lily bulbs, Lily of the Valley and a wonderful plant native to my County..the later being something I could not even find in our local nurseries.
The order will filled quickly & correctly. I was kept aware of the status of my order from begining through the shipping. The plants were healthy. The bulbs were unbelievably large,robust & healthy. Each and every plant or bulb was carefully protected and secured (with ID). The packing was meticulious with attention to placement of plant/bulbs in the shipping box so as to ensure safe arrival in a expediant manner. For me, BuggyCrazy is a cut above the rest...truly a company that takes pride in what they offer.
On Oct 19, 2007, Nana3 Hanson, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:
I ordered my first order from you this year after reading about you and your site here on DG. I shared my order with my Mother and she simply could not get over your large bulbs. In fact, we had some other bulb orders we shared and after having seen your big bulbs,....the other bulb orders just didn't somehow measure up to yours. Thank you for the easy ordering process, your great email communication, and how well you packaged those bulbs. Momma loves your plant markers also....thanks....we will be back to order again and again.
On Oct 16, 2007, congminglaoshi Tuckahoe, NY wrote:
I recieved my order a few days ago, and like many others I have to say the bulbs look great! Nice, big, and healthy with great roots raring to go. I've ordered seeds before, and this time as well, and I've had good luck with her seeds from the previous order. There are some real finds among her listings of things not available elsewhere. I find the web site is easy to use and communication about the shipping of my order was good. Packing was excellent as well. I highly recommend this company to anyone looking for high quality, and often unusual, bulbs and seeds.
On November 8th, 2008, congminglaoshi added the following:
As before, nice healthy fresh bulbs which arrived really quickly. Product, communication, and service are excellent, selection also excellent. Thanks again!
Buggy Crazy and Lisa are truely in a class by themselves as said by many people before me. I just want to add my name to that list. My order arrived yesterday and my wife brought it in to me. I picked it up and said I think you are wrong this must be something you ordered off of e-bay. It weighted a ton. Then when I opened it I found out why, Those bulbs were HUGE and I told my wife we better get the post hole digger out to put them in. Lisa was just great in responding to e-mails, kept me posted on my order and the end result was a great experience. I can't wait till next spring to see these monsters put on a show.
I first came across Buggy Crazy here on Daves site and when reading past comments I said I have to try and order. Well I hope to become a yearly person who orders knowing I will be very pleased. Thank you Dave and Lisa
Blowing Rock, NC
On Oct 12, 2007, intercessor Fox River Valley Area, WI (Zone 5a) wrote:
All I can say is wow!
The supers are absolutely gargantuan. One of the normal sized orientals I ordered weighs a pound and is enormous. Far bigger than I ever got from other companies.
Bulbs are big, firm and very clean. She also tries to answer every e-mail.
After mail ordering plants for 20 + years I have, out of necessity developed a negative "lets see what I get attitude". You get the wrong plants. They were shipped incorrectly and are dying or stressed out. The jumbo tubers are the size of a pea. Your order gets taken when half the plants are out of stock. The beat goes on and on. It never does any good to complain so I've tried to weed out the crooks, freaks and the nurseries that can't grow dandelions and have developed a short list of companies that I trust. Today I received my first order from Buggy Crazy. They made the short list. What can I say? How about "WOW"! You don't need a degree in horticulture to recognize healthy, properly grown stock. I am also impressed that Lisa took the time to make sure our computers were communicating properly so I would be notified when my order shipped.
Grow on girlfriend,
I ordered three different kinds of bulbs from Buggy Crazy -- Peacock Orchids (Acidanthera murielae), Harlequin Flowers (Sparaxis tricolor), and Calla Lilies (Zantedeschia aethiopica). I also ordered various Lily seeds. The Lily seeds germinated very well and are doing great (some seedlings have three true leaves after only 6-7 weeks). The Harlequin Flower bulbs did less well; a few bulbs were dry and hollow on arrival, and the bulbs that grew yielded pale, weak plants that haven't shown me much yet. But I can forgive the Harlequin Flowers because of the Peacock Orchids (which are ravishing -- strong, full, beautiful) and the Calla Lilies. I ordered five small species Calla Lily bulbs for $1 each -- an amazing price. When they arrived, there weren't just five bulbs; there were eight. I was delighted. And every bulb grew and thrived (although the two smallest will be a while before they bloom). I had really wanted the Calla Lilies, Peacock Orchids, and Lilies. I had only ordered the Harlequin Flowers on a whim (because they only cost $1 for 5 bulbs), so I wasn't terribly disappointed and never even bothered to approach Buggy Crazy about them.
Lisa Hunt sells absolutely the best bulbs available in the US. Hands down. They are the largest, cleanest, freshest bulbs I have ever ordered. Her idea idea of small bulbs still beats to competition. Lisa is extremely prompt with inquiries and handles everything professionally. She is a magnificent resource and an asset to the internet and a huge favorite of mine and others here at Dave's Garden.
On May 15th, 2007, Mainiac added the following:
Lisa's bulbs set the standard by which other bulbs are judged!On May 14, 2007, Buggy Crazy responded with:
On May 14, 2007 8:09 PM, Buggy Crazy added:
Thank-you for your support, Dave's Gardeners are the BEST!"
On May 1, 2007, Plant_Gurl Bend, OR (Zone 4b) wrote:
Every single item on this site is SOLD OUT. Perhaps they've closed. But they sure don't get a 100% approval rating from me.
On May 1, 2007, Buggy Crazy responded with:
On May 1, 2007 1:10 PM, Buggy Crazy added:
THE STAFF (ME) IS IN THE PROCESS OF LISTING THE FALL BULBS, AND OUR SHIPPING SEASON FOR SPRING BULBS ENDS BY MAY, OUR SHIPPING SEASON FOR MOST PLANTS ENDS IN APRIL AND OUR SHIPPING SEASON FOR MOST NATIVES, TREES AND SHRUBS ENDS IN MARCH, AS LISTED IN THE DESCRIPTIONS. IF YOU HAD TAKEN THE TIME TO READ THEM INSTEAD OF BEING SO QUICK TO FIND FAULT, WHEN YOU HAVE NO CRITERIA WITH WHICH TO JUDGE US OR OUR PRODUCTS. IF YOU ARE ONLY GOING TO JUDGE A BOOK BY IT COVER, SHOP AT SOME OTHER PLACE."
On Nov 1, 2006, wickerparker Chicago, IL (Zone 5b) wrote:
I received my first Buggycrazy order two weeks ago. The bulbs as others have said are huge, and the customer service is actually astoundingly good. The email replies seem to shoot back instantly. Lisa takes customer satisfaction very seriously. Thanks!
On Nov 1, 2006, dax080 Cedar Rapids, IA (Zone 5a) wrote:
On the advice of fellow DG'ers, I ordered from Buggy Crazy for the first time a week ago. I received the order in only five days, and the bulbs were very well-packed. These bulbs are the largest, healthiest ones I have ever received, and the price is reasonable. WOW!! Is about all I could say. Thanks so much!! I will be ordering regularly from this complany.