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In April of last year I ordered quite a few tomato transplants; we'd had a very cold, wet spring and I'd lost some indoor plants I'd started and a local place did not have some varieties I liked. So I thought I'd try a new place. While the owner was very personable during our initial conversations, after 3 weeks of waiting for the transplants, there was almost no feedback and he was hard to reach.The order was promised for 2 weeks: I didn't receive plants till almost June. Half the order was leggy or stilted, at least two plants were dead. Even so, I hesitated to write a negative review, preferring to try my luck and see how the rest of the plants produced. ( I have quite few years of experience growing heirloom tomatoes.) Well, unfortunately, there wasn't nearly enough time for the remaining small plants to produce well. No offer from the owner to reimburse me or address this issue. This is my 1st negative review.
On May 22, 2009, magnaastra Charleston, IL (Zone 6a) wrote:
The plants I received are very small. I also took delivery of them later than I'd requested, with no email notice from the shipper. One plant came loose during shipment, and so it was wilted when I got it.
On May 22nd, 2009, magnaastra added the following:
Forgot to mention that one-fourth of my order was made up with substituted plants. I placed the original order in early March.