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|On Oct 9, 2015, nonogood San Francisco, CA wrote:
I ordered three dragonfruit trees from this company. Two came out with some kind of rot. Of the two, one is very tiny and nearly dead. The whole top part is rotted off.
|On Jul 21, 2015, tigerlili Washington, DC wrote:
I ordered three kinds of elephant ears from Florida Hill Nursery.
|On Jul 20, 2015, harvey21143 Brooklyn, NY wrote:
bought a banana plant. The shipping package came in broken and crushed. The plant was severely damaged. I reached out to the company many times for a replacement , but NEVER got a response. I would not buy from them again!!!!
|On Mar 14, 2015, el_perron2 WOODLAND HLS, CA wrote:
A couple of days ago I sent them a question through their eBay store asking that I had noticed that some of their plants that were available for purchase on their website were not available on their eBay store and vice versa, so I asked them if there was any way for me to order from both places with a single invoice so that I wouldn't have to pay double shipping on both places, I never got a response from them and now I get an error message whenever I try to purchase anything from their eBay store. According to eBay; I was "Manually" blocked from purchasing from their store, as in they manually typed my username to block me, I guess that's they're way of dealing with questions.
|On Nov 18, 2014, Bananazzz Daytona Beach, FL wrote:
We purchased two different varieties (Apple and Ice Cream) of bananas from FL. Hill Nursery on one occasion and then a few more plants of those same varieties a year later. Within a couple of months of the second purchase, we noticed that one of the banana plants looked different (red) than the rest. We took pictures and sent an email, and we were told we had the right banana. Now, another year and a half later, the bananas are mature and producing, and it appears we have at least 3 different types of bananas. A couple of them taste like the Apple banana, but none of them taste or look like the Ice Cream, which is what we wanted the most. I once again sent an email with pictures of all our our banana plants and have never heard back. These plants took a lot of water, nutrients, time to develop and space in our yard to now find out we didn't get one of the bananas we wanted and have some growing that we didn't want, and the company doesn't even have the decency to respond. Very disappointed.
|On May 23, 2014, marlin47 Lykens, PA wrote:
Customer service sucks ! I placed an order 5 days ago and it still hasnt shipped ! I emailed the company 4 or 5 times, I received NO REPLYS. I found a phone number for them, I called it today and the voice mail is FULL They dont check their voice mail messages either !
On May 23, 2014, Florida Hill Nursery responded with:
"On May 23, 2014 10:36 AM, Florida Hill Nursery responded with:
Hello Todd, Your order is scheduled to arrive today. I apologize for the delayed response. "
|On Dec 27, 2013, davidrexx Lutherville Timonium, MD wrote:
back on may of 2013 I purchased $233 dollars worth of material.
On Dec 27, 2013, Florida Hill Nursery responded with:
"On Dec 27, 2013 6:02 PM, Florida Hill Nursery responded with:
Hello, send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and I will look into it personally.
|On Oct 17, 2013, gaberec palermo
On Oct 17, 2013, Florida Hill Nursery responded with:
"On Oct 18, 2013 8:09 AM, Florida Hill Nursery responded with:
|On Jul 30, 2013, JamieLev MacKinleyville, CA wrote:
I purchased online a Mother's Day gift of 1 banana tree, a male and female kiwi, and a blueberry for my Mom in Florida. Only the banana tree was alive when my Mom opened the box. She didn't even know what the plants were, or who it was from, as there was no packing slip. When I found out, I told the company, and they said I was past the 30 day guarantee. I explained that my Mom didn't bring it up to me, as she didn't know who the package was from. I even put that it was to be a gift in the special shipping comments area while ordering. I was told I would have to buy these DOA plants AGAIN. They offered free shipping, but I don't feel I should have to re-purchase plants that arrived dead. Especially since delivery was in the same state as the company! My last email dialog was as follows, after I asked if they would take a mailed check:
On Jul 30, 2013, Florida Hill Nursery responded with:
"On Jul 31, 2013 7:04 AM, Florida Hill Nursery responded with:
Hello, send us an email to email@example.com and I will look into it personally.
|On Jun 10, 2013, hardytropicals Chesapeake, VA wrote:
We ordered Four different type Elephant ear plant's they arrived in good time the shipping box was broken in half,but that did not damage anything.Three of our plant's even tho they were quite small were green,the Malasian Monster had three yellow leaves wilted over.We took them out as soon as they arrived and planted them.I communicated by email and was told to send a picture,we did and were told it looks wilty.I told them it arrived that way and they said they don't send sick plant's.Then they said let's keep an eye on it.Today all the leaves fell off.They said if I send it back they may give me a refund.It is ashame that they would expect me to jump thru hoop's as a first time customer,And tell me they don't ship sick plant's when they saw the picture.Unless they decide to make this good and send us a healthy plant we will not ever deal with them again.
On Jun 10, 2013, Florida Hill Nursery responded with:
"On Jun 10, 2013 7:31 PM, Florida Hill Nursery responded with:
Hello, send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will look into it personally."
|On May 30, 2013, sanbee1 Winston, FL wrote:
Posted on September 27, 2012, updated May 30, 2013
On May 30th, 2013, sanbee1 added the following:
I am responding to Florida Hill Nursery's comment on my negative comment. NO ONE EVER took care of me personally and as far as responding how to care for--That is the point you said take care of plants--they weren't plants. They were plugs and it is kind of hard to take care of something that is already dying sent to you in a postal box!!!
All anyone did after my post is ask if I wanted a refund. My comment was up to you as my comment was to warn other people planning on buying from you.
And interestingly enough I guess you deemed it not necessary to give a refund. So I paid over 30 dollars for 4 plugs and two died.
On May 30, 2013, Florida Hill Nursery responded with:
"On Sep 27, 2012 2:10 PM, Florida Hill Nursery responded with:
Hello, no worries zip me an email at email@example.com
On May 11, 2013 6:15 AM, Florida Hill Nursery added:
The phrase "they should be o.k." was attached to a lenghty explanation of how to care for the plants from the point in which they were at. We were never contacted back. :(
On May 30, 2013 9:53 AM, Florida Hill Nursery added:
|On May 29, 2013, mwaterman07 Gilbert, AZ wrote:
Posted on May 29, 2013, updated May 29, 2013
On May 29th, 2013, mwaterman07 added the following:
If you read my review I wasn't happy
No shipping notification, which would help considering I live in AZ and it's 100 out. If you care about the condition of your plants then the customer should probably be more aware of when somethings ships. I realize you all already do this but for whatever reason it didn't happen this time.
Also I've never done anything fraudulent to you or anyone else and I find it very offensive that you would accuse someone of that. I would have been a big customer for you with my new edible landscaping business, but why do you treat people like this? I just don't get it.
In response to their accusations I ran an ip blacklist check on two different sites and spamhaus separately. None of them had my ip address blacklisted, just FHN's own forum.
On May 29, 2013, Florida Hill Nursery responded with:
"On May 29, 2013 4:11 PM, Florida Hill Nursery responded with:
Hello, if you were blocked there was likely a good reason. you probably triggered a fraudulant flag. But if you were happy with the transaction why are you leaving negative feedback. This seems to be a misuse of daves Garden feedback system. Either way send us an email and Angela or I will check into it."
|On May 10, 2013, LondonMcKnight Charlottesville, VA wrote:
Posted on May 11, 2013, updated May 11, 2013
On May 10th, 2013, LondonMcKnight added the following:
I have asked and hope that FH sends me the healthy plants that I purchased. ...=/ ~London
On May 10, 2013, Florida Hill Nursery responded with:
"On May 11, 2013 6:11 AM, Florida Hill Nursery responded with:
Hello Sandy, not sure why the email link in our website isnt allowing you to send us an email but I will check into that. Send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org post it to Angela or Shawn and one of us will take care of you personally. : )
On May 17, 2013 7:52 AM, Florida Hill Nursery added:
Hello, we have refunded the transaction. Let us know if there is anything else we can do for you."
|On May 25, 2012, Lotus954 Farr West, UT wrote:
Posted on May 24, 2012, updated May 25, 2012
On May 25th, 2012, Lotus954 added the following:
I am so sorry I offended Florida Hill by posting a totally accurate report of my experience. So now, instead of trying to fix things, they are choosing to not answer anything, including my first, politely worded question. I didn't ask what the problem was, I asked if the damaged tubers would throw new shoots. I did also ask if I should move the viable one to a sunnier place so it would grow faster. They did respond to my email, one line again, "you can return any unwanted plants for a full refund". They don't get that I'm trying NOT to return plants, but am STILL asking if there is the possibility that new shoots might come from the tubers injured in shipping. The answer to that ONE question seems to be impossible to get from these people. I would suggest that you all think twice before ordering here because they are NOT interested in resolving customer problems. If I ran my business like this I'd go bankrupt.
On May 25, 2012, Florida Hill Nursery responded with:
"On May 25, 2012 9:54 AM, Florida Hill Nursery responded with:
Hello Lotus, You asked what the problem was with your plant and we gave advise. You asked and we answered. Since your post is so strongly worded I dont believewe will be giving you any more advise. Thank you for your feedback.
On May 11, 2013 6:17 AM, Florida Hill Nursery added:
Somedays I just want to crawl back into bed. : ("