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|On May 20, 2018, ljensen1 Prattsburgh, NY wrote:
I have ordered low-grow sumac from this company two years in a row. The plants came as described and were well-packaged. The sumac has been planted on a steep, west-facing slope that has heavy clay soil, and experiences both occasional drought-like conditions and cold, strong wind. Last year, when I had a question about planting and potential frost, Dave took the time to make sure I received plants that had wintered outside. Of the 72 plants I have ordered, only one has died. I am very impressed and will be ordering more.
|On Jun 1, 2017, GusCooper Marysville, OH wrote:
Ordered several Snow in Summer perennials and Japanese painted ferns in spring 2017. While the Snow in Summer plants were smaller than I had hoped for, the ferns were larger than I expected, so overall I was happy with my order. All plants arrived in great shape and were packaged very well. Highly recommended.
|On Jul 1, 2016, Ves Buffalo, NY (Zone 5b) wrote:
I ordered a single plant of the cultivar that is not easy to find at this time of the year. It arrived quickly and intact as if it was never in the mail! The company has the best packaging I've ever seen and I've ordered from quite a few excellent nurseries. The plant is healthy and looks wonderful.
|On Jun 4, 2016, 2of5 Omaha, NE wrote:
I ordered three plants of Agastache 'Kudos Coral' and later added two more. The plants arrived today in excellent condition and look wonderful. Communication was very good as well. It was an excellent experience, and I would order from this company again.
|On Jun 1, 2015, smerchek Racine, WI wrote:
Very courteous gentleman. Very helpful. Beautiful large plants sent very quickly. I am so happy!!!! Thank you.
|On Apr 25, 2015, DonnaMack Elgin, IL (Zone 5a) wrote:
Posted on April 23, 2015, updated April 25, 2015
On April 25th, 2015, DonnaMack added the following:
Thrilled with my nepeta plants, and wondering what other plants Dave Jensen had at his nursery, I took another look at the site. I found Geranium Biokovo. I only have one, and was going to divide it, but the excellent price point persuaded me to do otherwise. I wrote to Dave, and two days later, I have three gorgeous little Biokovo, expertly packaged, again hardened off.
For me, this represents the best in plants, excellent prices, and customer service.
|On Jun 28, 2013, Ispahan Chicago, IL (Zone 6a) wrote:
Posted on April 7, 2012, updated June 28, 2013
On June 28th, 2013, Ispahan added the following:
I have since placed two more orders with this company and each one has been an excellent experience. Prices and shipping are extremely reasonable, and plant quality is absolutely wonderful.
Plants that are deer resistant also tend to be less favored by awful greedy rabbits, a huge bonus in my urban zoo!
|On Feb 15, 2013, augenwink Spokane, WA wrote:
I purchased deer fencing (Max strength) and found them to have the best quality and price (shipping included in price!!!) of any I could find online or local. Customer service also was excellent (thanks again, Dave!). Ask about their 3% discount for payment by check. Also received the samples and the ordered item quickly. I have not installed the fencing yet but judging from the "sight and feel" of the product and compared to other products I checked out, I have no reason to think that the actual performance will disappoint.
|On Sep 28, 2012, BrisbaneAnne Brisbane, CA (Zone 10b) wrote:
Shipped very promptly with shipping tracking information. Plants arrived very nicely packaged and look nice and healthy. Very courteous service too.
|On Sep 11, 2012, mirpeg Lansdowne, PA wrote:
I have ordered twice from Deer-Resistant Landscape, once in the spring and again late summer. The first order was huge, over 100 North Star boxwoods plus others. Good communication with Dave, and plants were delivered very well packaged, no damage and absolutely beautiful. All tolled, I have ordered and planted over 150 shrubs from Deer-Resistant Landscape and have had only 1 plant that didn't make it. I'll take those odds any day. Great experience!
|On Nov 3, 2011, sourwood77 Augusta Springs, VA wrote:
I highly recommend this company. I placed an order for 3 Pink Frost Hellebores. They quickly responded by email and sent my order out the same day. It arrived quickly and was well packaged. The plants were large and in excellent condition. Top notch!
|On Sep 14, 2011, plantgnome1 nowhere land, NY (Zone 6b) wrote:
I placed my first order with this company only a few days ago and today I received my package with the really nice planter and my Hakonechloa naomi and my Fairy Candles cimicifuga plants, the plants are a nice size well rooted and well packaged. The planter is just as shown and described and exactly what I expected. I don't have deer issues in my neighborhood but I liked their offerings and prices with reasonable shipping costs. I really didn't have any need to call customer service, so all in all I will order from them again.
|On Jul 13, 2011, enviroplanter Spring House, PA wrote:
I received my first order from this company today and am very pleased. The plants (Potentilla) were a good size and very well rooted. Their packing was excellent, using a minimum amount of packing material (glory be!). Definitely a nursery to keep in mind for future orders.
|On Jun 23, 2011, Whirlwind2000 Monroe, CT wrote:
This is my first order from Deer-Resistant Landscape Nursery. I ordered 3 Aconitum (Monkshood) and they arrived in good shape. I would order from them again.
|On Jun 19, 2011, Marilynbeth Hebron, KY wrote:
I've ordered from Deer Resistant Landscape for several years and have been happy with each order.
|On Jun 19, 2011, SabreV07 Dover, DE (Zone 7a) wrote:
This is my second year for ordering from Deer Resistant L.N. and I am very pleased with the purchases. My new plants arrived yesterday - exactly when I was notified they would come. The plants are very healthy looking. Communication with the company was excellent, both by email and telephone. There is a great selection of plants here - I ordered an assortment of different kinds. The packaging was really excellent!! Flowers are my weakness and there are many more here I would like to have. Thanks for a stress-free purchase!!!
|On May 17, 2011, woodweasel Fleetwood, PA wrote:
I ordered from DR landscape for the first time and I am very pleased with the plants they sent and especially the packaging! Their shipping cost is very reasonable and the prices are low.. I have gotten plants from other nurseries that were thrown into plastic bags, stuffed in a box with styrofoam peanuts, sent bare in a box, moldy, dried out and worse. DR plants were the best packed I had ever seen - sturdy box seemingly specially designed to hold the plants - no crunched leaves, no dirt falling out, all moist and happy in there.
|On Nov 16, 2010, bbrookrd Nantucket, MA (Zone 7a) wrote:
Recently while reading a posting from a trusted regular on the Northeast Garden Forum, I saw that he recommended Deer Resistant Landscape Nursery as a good source for Hellebore. I check out their list and was impressed, so I put in a late order for some. I received the plants, plus a couple of other selections that I couldn't resist ordering too, in exceptionally fast time. What I received was exceptional too. They were wonderful healthy plants, sent in a perfectly devised shipping package from an obviously first rate online source that I will be ordering from again and again. I enjoyed receiving great personal email communication from them as well. Bambi Be Damned!
|On Oct 7, 2010, rkwright85 Horton, MI (Zone 5b) wrote:
One of the best mail order nurseries I've ever bought from. Plants were shipped out quickly and arrived in great condition. I ordered a few daphnes and the prices are hard to beat
|On Sep 6, 2010, citigirl Lancaster, SC wrote:
In June-July 2010, I ordered first one, then two additional Japanese Painted Ferns in 5" pots from Deer-Resistant Plants. In each instance, my on-line order was acknowledged immediately and the plants arrived timely, well-packaged and in healthy condition. The plants sizes were as described and they are thriving in my garden. I will definitely order from this company again.
|On May 8, 2010, rabbitsdiner Carmel, IN wrote:
I am very pleased with my Hellebores. Most are already in bloom and so pretty. They are very healthy and settling in nicely. They were expertly (and uniquely) packaged. Thanks for a great experience!
|On Apr 14, 2010, bjohn1974 West Orange, NJ wrote:
I just recently ordered four hardy Geranium 'Biokovo' from Deer-Resistant Landscaping and was very pleased from my experience. There was an error with the credit card number I had given on the website but someone called me directly to resolve it and still had the plants shipped out that day.
|On Dec 28, 2009, swiftness Portales, NM wrote:
My plants arrived as ordered with no surprises. The owner emailed when they shipped to let me know when to expect them and also to make sure I knew he was available to take care of any problems should they occur. They haven't (the plants were beautiful) but this kind of service is certainly appreciated. I will order again.
|On Sep 24, 2009, CapeCodGardener Mid-Cape, MA (Zone 7a) wrote:
I ordered two Potentilla "Dakota Sunspot" on Sept. 11, and on the 16th I received my healthy, green plants. Mr. Jensen also sent a helpful e-mail notifying me of shipping time. I will order from this company again.
|On Jul 22, 2009, canipity Parkesburg, PA wrote:
Have ordered twice form this company and have always gotten happy, healthy, thriving wonderful plants. Communication friendly and prompt too. My order today had a foxglove with a looong flower spike on it. Most mail order companies wouldn't have thought twice about snipping it off to fit in the box, but they were thoughtful enough to make the extra effort and make sure I got the flowers too. I very much appreciate that.
|On Aug 16, 2008, TexasTam Plano, TX (Zone 8a) wrote:
My first order with this company resulted in several pleasant surprises: professional website and secure checkout, prompt email confirmation, fast shipping, excellent packing and really large, healthy plants.
|On Aug 1, 2008, atprocks Piscataway, NJ wrote:
I bought 3 of these butterfly weed plants from Deer resistant landscape nursery. It was in very good condition when they arrived. I planted them in pots very next day as I was still preparing my flower bed. After a week or so , I put them on the ground. They are planted in well drained location getting more than 6 hrs of direct sunlight. Of the three only one is showing signs of any growth. It has few flower buds at this time. Other two have shown absolutely no growth so far. Leaves have some kind of white patches. I mean they are not totally green but have a yellow/whitish texture.
On August 1st, 2008, atprocks changed the rating from neutral to positive and added the following:
Thanks Dave. Appreciate your response.
On May 8th, 2009, atprocks added the following:
Dave / Fellow gardeners,
Does any one know around if it is too early to see sprouts from butterfly weed plant. ? So far I dont see any signs of new growth from these plants I purchased last year from Deer resistant landscape nursery. Just want to make sure if its too early to expect any growth.
Appreciate your help.
On Aug 1, 2008, Deer-Resistant Landscape Nursery responded with:
On Aug 1, 2008 6:30 AM, Deer-Resistant Landscape Nursery added:
I will replace the two that have not grown. One of the drawbacks of the Butterfly Weed is that besides attracting the butterflies, they also attract the butterfly larvae which eat the leaves, making the plant appear to have not grown.
On May 8, 2009 10:11 AM, Deer-Resistant Landscape Nursery added:
Most (95%) of the Asclepias have not sprouted here in Michigan as of May 8. Please give them until Memorial Day and call me then. By the way, it is time-consuming for me to converse with you here when a phone call would be so much faster (800) 595-3650. (I have no "atprocks" in my database so I can't call you.) Thanks! Dave Jensen, owner"
|On Jun 5, 2008, sadie_mae Central, KY (Zone 6b) wrote:
Received a very nice order of large plants from Dave. Communication and shipping were very prompt. Would not hesitate to order again.
|On Aug 22, 2007, Hillbilly_Gran Jasper, AR (Zone 7a) wrote:
Ordered online Aug18th, the plant was in my mailbox on the 20th!! Not only that, but the Podophyllum kaliedoscope was nice sized, a good value and gorgeous!
|On Aug 21, 2007, roserairie Chicago, IL (Zone 5b) wrote:
I can't say enough about Deer-Resistant Plants Nursery. The quality, the pricing, shipping and communication is excellent. Everything I purchased from here is still growing strong and the deer pretty much stay away from the plants. They may have taken a nibble but that's about it. I ordered a daisy and a butterfly weed that didn't survive and I was credited immediately - no questions asked. And they were excellent with shipping when I needed the stock to arrive by a certain time. Anticipated ordering on a regular basis!
|On Aug 4, 2007, squirrelgardens Duluth, MN wrote:
I have had 3 shipments this year from this nursery. All plants were packed well, hydrated with plastic on the pot, and shipped in a timely manner.
|On May 20, 2007, MaryinLa Marshfield, MO (Zone 6a) wrote:
I received 10 large healthy maidenhair ferns, packed beautifully, received healthy, would definitely order from again.
|On May 19, 2007, handee Golden, CO wrote:
I found this company by using Google to find Caryopteris divaricata. I requested a mid-April ship date which was agreed to. When I didn't get the plants by the first week in May I called. The owner apologetically said they still had snow on the ground, but he'd get my plants out right away.
|On May 16, 2007, ellenelle Baldwin, NY wrote:
I found Deer-Resistant Landscapes Nursery when I was looking for a source for alchemilla 'auslese' to replace some puny ones from another nursery. It was easy to contact the owner and ask him about the size of the plants I'd be getting, and he was also very accommodating about the date of shipment. In addition to being better-priced and in bigger pots than the first nursery's plants, the plants I received were even bigger than expected (pretty much what you'd get for the same price or more at a local nursery instead of the usual small mailorder size), and well rooted and very healthy. They arrived in perfect condition in a well designed box that eliminated the need for annoying packing materials (I hate styrofoam peanuts!) and made unpacking a very quick process. Shipping cost is low, too. Highly recommended!
|On Apr 6, 2007, mollyjenning Cos Cob, CT wrote:
This company is honest, reliable, and sends beautiful plants. What more could you ask for?
|On Feb 7, 2007, RaytheGardener Abingdon, MD (Zone 7a) wrote:
Excellent experience with this plant vendor.
|On Oct 4, 2006, littlekitty Farmington, AR wrote:
This was my first order from this company. I was hesitant to order in the fall because I thought I might receive plants left over from spring and probably a bit bedraggled. My order arrived promptly, the plants looked great, and they were packed so well that I had trouble getting them out of the box.
|On Sep 29, 2006, garyt Presque Isle, MI (Zone 5a) wrote:
I ordered some plants and bulbs on Tuesday evening. The order arrived Thursday afternoon. The plants were very nice and the packaging was excellent. I will place another order with them.
|On Sep 28, 2005, acwtim Acworth, GA wrote:
I placed an order for a Young Lady Smoke bush, 3 geraniums, and a agastache. Packing was very good. Order received in 3 days after ordering. The only reason for the neutral rating was the size of the plants. The Smoke bush was very small. The Agastache looked like a stick in a pot(After e-mailing the company was told it was dormant which might be true in Michigan-I live in Georgia) The only exception was the Geraniums, which were not a bad size and were healthy looking. Overall, this is a very well run nursery. I will change my rating to positive if plants establish themselves quickly and become a decent size.
On October 13th, 2005, acwtim added the following:
ANOTHER NOTE: I RECEIVED IDENTICAL PLANTS FROM GOLDFINCH GARDENS AND HERE ARE THE COMPARISONS:
COTINUS YOUNG LADY SMOKEBUSH WAS 6" AND $8.21 AT DEER RESISTANT AND 18" AND $7.00 AT GOLDFINCH.
GERANIUM KARMINA WAS A 4" POT AND $6.45 AT DEER RESISTANT AND A QUART AND $3.50 AT GOLDFINCH
ALL THINGS CONSIDERED GOLDFINCH PROVIDED A BETTER QUALITY AND SIZE FOR LESS MONEY.
On October 4th, 2006, acwtim changed the rating from neutral to positive and added the following: