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|On May 1, 2019, BostonPlanted Boston, MA (Zone 5b) wrote:
Ordered 1 tray (32 plants) of 7 varieties. All arrived very quickly, packed well and very healthy.
|On Nov 23, 2017, juliealbertson Spencer, NY wrote:
For the last 10+ years I've gotten my plants from Graceful Gardens and I'm amazed at how healthy and resilient they are, especially for the cost. They are really beautiful plants especially for the price. I've bought plants through Graceful Gardens' mail order as well as at their long-time, visible spot at the local Farmer's Market. Graceful Gardens is very well-respected in the community and online; they've been providing the greater area with am amazing variety of healthy plants for a very low price. Every other nursery in town charges at least twice as much as they do (except for the big box stores and their plants are not as healthy as those from Graceful Gardens!). I'm 100% pleased with the plants I've gotten from them. On the rare chance that one of the perennials doesn't make it the following year, it's likely due to the soil or mulch rather than anything being wrong with the plants themselves. I absolutely recommend this grower - they're fantastic to work with, good people, and know what they're doing!!! =)
|On May 17, 2017, judy40a Averill Park, NY wrote:
Posted on May 20, 2016, updated May 17, 2017
On May 17th, 2017, judy40a added the following:
Still gardening for friends, who constantly want to expand their gardens, so this year I had 416 plants delivered ! Every single one was super healthy, an incredible size, and undamaged. Their customer service is outstanding: immediate and personable. Amanda even emailed to ask if I wanted the deliveries staggered. That kind of customer care, plus the great price and quality of the plants, will keep me coming back for years.
|On May 4, 2017, Nannykat1223 Morris, IL wrote:
First time I've ordered from Graceful Gardens. Got my plants yesterday and was overjoyed at the beautiful plants I received. They were packed in peanuts so no plant was crushed. I was expecting small 2-3 inch plants (like I've gotten from other nurseries) but these were big beautiful healthy plants. They've got a new customer for life. I won't order from anywhere else. Thanks Graceful Gardens!!!
|On Jun 25, 2016, southern_gal Irvington, NY wrote:
i have ordered from Amanda for almost all of my ten years with this garden (my first ). I ordered in 2006 and am still ordering in 2016
|On May 26, 2015, clpgirl Chippewa Lake, OH (Zone 5b) wrote:
Posted on June 9, 2014, updated May 26, 2015
On April 20th, 2012, clpgirl added the following:
Another awesome spring delivery from GG!! This is my third year purchasing from them and their perennials and annuals have ALWAYS been the stand-outs in my garden.
I am consistently delighted with the beautiful delphiniums-they withstood terrible winds this past winter (I live on a lakefront) and did beautifully.
Each spring I look forward to is searching their beautiful web-site. Opening their very carefully packed boxes (which are delivered very quickly) is like a second Christmas Free shipping an extra plus! Their six pack plants are the size usually found in 4" pots-making this a very cost-effective option.
Due to changes in my schedule, had to change my ship date twice. Amanda's email responses were rapid, pleasant, very accomodating.
Again, FIVE STARS PLUS!! Thanks Graceful Gardens!!
On June 9th, 2014, clpgirl added the following:
After ordering for, I think almost 5 years, I had another 5+star experience this year, and in 2013.
Once again, easy ordering, beautiful, very diverse selection of delphs, perennials, and annuals..once again delivered appropriate time for zone and size of plants going for 3×price at local nurseries and big box stores.
Planted about a month ago-cosmos,zinnias, marigolds blooming profusely, all plants at least tripled in size. THANK YOU again SO MUCH GG!!!!
You remain my first spring shopping destination!!
P S delphs from even five years ago survived our terribly frigid winter this year in Ohio...bought cleome first year-reseeds prolifically every year, giving me plenty to share with others!
On May 26th, 2015, clpgirl added the following:
After ANOTHER winter surgery, I turned to GG as soon as possible. One of my yearly pleasures and I can ALWAYS find room for more delphiniums. I continue to be amazed at how beautifully the ones I purchased 6 YEARS AGO, withstood recent frigid northern ohio winters! sooo.....of course I have to add more. The range of selection is wonderful and I am once again so very pleased with the size and health of the plants received. Not to mention they are less than half the price of the same size at our local nursery!!
signed up for their email list, and unlike some other on-line vendors they only contact only about orders and sales.THANK YOU!
I can't recommend GG enough-and have actually 'turned' several folks into on-line purchasers for the first time.
Thank you so much for the ease of ordering, timely delivery, healthy, DURABLE, and beautiful selections.
P.S. I am THRILLED that one, or more, of the hollyhocks purchased last year did not get rust, AND re-seeded, I'm so pleased to be moving baby hollyhocks throughout my garden beds. I have never had such luck with them before!
|On May 8, 2014, Bec_No_Va Sequim, WA (Zone 8a) wrote:
Posted on April 13, 2006, updated May 8, 2014
On May 8th, 2014, Bec_No_Va added the following:
I have ordered from them for several years and always very happy with my plants - ordered again this year and due to unfortunate accident on the way the plants were delayed and very wilted on arrival - I tried to revive them, but no go - so Amanda sent my replacements immediately!! Thank you so much!! Love your plants!
|On Apr 17, 2014, MaryTA Grand Junction, CO wrote:
I just received my order and am floored at the condition of the plants. They are plants, BTW, not itty bitty starters. They are gorgeous green, some are blooming, and frankly they look far more lush than what I have seen in our local nurseries so far this year. It has been a terrible winter for everyone, and these plants went from New York to Colorado without even flinching. Bravo!
|On Jan 23, 2014, irmaly boone, NC (Zone 5b) wrote:
Graceful Gardens is the perfect online nursery. We hold a community plant sale in my county every year and order from GG to take advantage of free shipping for purchases made in January. The plants are AMAZING. They are perfectly packaged and are HUGE, some in bloom. I really like the way you can buy plants too, in four packs of one variety to fill up trays. Selections can be limited at GG but they are diverse and new plant selections are offered each year. My go to for ready made, very healthy plants at a fair price.
|On May 27, 2013, NwEnglndGrl GALES FERRY, CT wrote:
I am not one to write reviews, but my experience with Graceful Gardens has been so positive that I had to write this. I read many glowing reviews about them prior to ordering, and I have not been disappointed. I was amazed at how well the plants were packed and how beautiful they were. All of my questions were answered immediately and they went above and beyond to make me a more than happy customer. I recommend them highly and will certainly be purchasing from them in the future.
|On May 22, 2013, bookreader451 Troy, NY (Zone 5b) wrote:
Posted on May 22, 2013, updated May 22, 2013
On May 22nd, 2013, bookreader451 added the following:
I placed my third order with Graceful Gardens and once again I received unbelievable healthy plants. They are by far the best mail order perennials I have ever. The customer service is impeccable and the delphinium selection is the best anywhere. Get the word out. This nursery it deserves a place in Dave's Watchdog 30.
On May 22nd, 2013, bookreader451 added the following:
I placed my third order with Graceful Gardens and once again I received unbelievable healthy plants. They are by far the best mail order perennials I have ever received. The customer service is impeccable and the delphinium selection is the best anywhere. Get the word out. This nursery it deserves a place in Dave's Watchdog 30.
|On May 24, 2012, roseydew3 West Jefferson, OH wrote:
GORGEOUS!!!! The plants that were sent to me looked good enough to EAT!!!! They were that PERFECT!!! I ordered on a whim as someone on a gardening forum raved about their products and I am not disappointed at all. Poppies, delphiniums, foxgloves etc. had not even one yellow leaf. Wholeheartedly recommended. :)
|On May 17, 2012, jknittel Hastings-on-Hudson, NY (Zone 6b) wrote:
Everything people say about how great their plants are is true, the selection is great. Beyond that though they might have the best online shopping experience. This is how others should do business, I doubt I will buy perennials from anyone else.
|On May 12, 2012, njjpl Pequannock, NJ wrote:
Posted on August 17, 2011, updated May 12, 2012
On May 12th, 2012, njjpl added the following:
New gardening season, and the same amazing plants have arrived. Never disappointed by Graceful Gardens.
|On Apr 25, 2011, johnnygalt Rockford, IL wrote:
In February of 2010 I placed my first order of 5 flats of annuals and perennials from Graceful Gardens as I was preparing to instal a 75 foot by 5 foot flower bed on the east side of the house. I was stunned when my order arrived--all carefully packed and ready to show off flowers in a matter of days to weeks. I took weekly photos of their progress and was never so impressed with results from mail order--heck never so impressed with even local specialty garden businesses that require no shipping to my home. Not one flower died!
|On Aug 4, 2010, rbane Virginia,
United States wrote:
I was absolutely amazed to see the superlative quality and size of all the plants I ordered. This is a nursery that obviously takes great pride and pain in their metier, and that is immensely admirable.
|On Jun 22, 2010, Mshadow Houghton Lake, MI (Zone 4b) wrote:
My first time ordering from this company, and definitely not my last. Beautiful, healthy plants. The lupines I ordered a few weeks ago are actually blooming now. Delphiniums look great, foxgloves are huge. Next year will order earlier as a few of the plants I wanted were already sold out. I would recommend them without hesitating.
|On Jun 14, 2010, don_12465 Pittsburgh, PA wrote:
Posted on June 24, 2008, updated June 14, 2010
On June 14th, 2010, don_12465 added the following:
2010 is my third year to order from GG. As always, everything is excellent. Great company!
|On Jun 3, 2010, voyagergreg Lakeside Marblehead, OH wrote:
Posted on May 5, 2010, updated June 3, 2010
On June 3rd, 2010, voyagergreg added the following:
update: June 3
My perfume Nicotinas have ben blooming there tails off in beautiful colors for 2 weeks now...Fragrant cloud & only the lonely nicotina have buds all over & should be opening soon, can't wait to get the smell of them...
The four o clocks seem to be growing slow but are finally showing tiny flower buds...The hummingbird mix both red & white salivas are blooming...The bachelor buttons are the tallest I've ever seen,got my first 2 flowers today w/ many more buds..The rocket snapdragons look healthy but growing slowly & have not seen ANY buds yet..The old fashion petunias are really going to town & look good...
I'm happy all my plants are doing well as I stated my box was badly damaged when it arrived & a few of the fragrant cloud nicotinas had broken stems, but they have rebounded well....I will definitely be ordering again from them next year...Never seen such HUGE ,LUSH , plants arrive thru the mail...
|On Jun 3, 2010, Kent711 Northville, MI wrote:
I want to share my thoughts about the terrific service and also the terrific plants that I got from Graceful Gardens. I was really impressed with both of them.
|On May 13, 2010, petaltothemetal Mount Jewett, PA wrote:
WOW!!!!!!! I don't see plants like this in local greenhouses, let alone in a box from UPS!! Usually there's that one plant in a pkg. of 4 that, well, is sort of the runt - smaller, feeble, just not thriving like the others. Not the case here! They're all very large, very healthy, shipping was fast & they arrived neatly packaged - not a single bent or broken leaf or stem - I'm VERY impressed. Some of the plants were a gift for my Mom, & her eyes about popped out when she saw them - she couldn't believe I got them via UPS, she kept looking from the plants to the box & back to the plants again! Post-shipment care instructions were included also. This is a place that not only takes great care with their products, but also their customers. I've been expanding my flowerbeds for years, & for the price, quality, & service, I feel like I've been getting ripped off up until now. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!! WILL DEFINITELY ORDER AGAIN!! THANK YOU, GRACEFUL GARDENS!!!!! =)
|On May 6, 2010, lincolnitess Lincoln, NE (Zone 5b) wrote:
Some of the nicest plants I've received in the mail. The pot size is not large, but the plants compare in size to the qt. sized one at local nurseries and the price is about a forth of what they'd be there. I'll be ordering again.
|On Mar 5, 2010, Vanalinda Lansing, NY wrote:
Graceful Gardens' plants are fantastic. I have paurchased both annuals and perennials from them over the past 4 years and am about to place my order for 2010. They even have a seperate list of deer resistant plants and since the deer really "own" my property, this is very handy. I do wish they had more plant information on their website/catalog. For example, sun vs. shade, bloom time, soil type, etc.
|On Aug 30, 2009, HazelCrestMikeB Hazel Crest, IL (Zone 5a) wrote:
I didn't know what to expect when I first received my first tray from GG in 2008. Boy, Was I surprised! Compared to the other mail order plants I have received these are the best bar none. So in 2009 I went for the three tray deal - Good choice. Amanda, you are the greatest. You shipped me a second tray in 2008 without money in hand. that's unheard of these days. I sing your praise every time I get the chance. I know that at least one of my coworker has ordered plants from GG. I will be there in 2010. Mike Burton.
|On Jun 10, 2009, nangardens Jamaica, VA wrote:
Ditto to the positive comments above. The plants are quite an excellent value for the $$ spent. I'm keeping my fingers crossed on my delphs; so far so good (though I have had only middling success in the past). Other items I have grown are doing well; though I've had to intervene to keep the bunnies from eating some plants (hot pepper spray seems to work for that).
|On Jun 3, 2009, violethorse Lake Zurich, IL wrote:
I love this company! They have super delphinium w/extensive root systems aiding in establishing themselves so that they may return like gangbusters the following year!!! Amanda is the best & her customer service is excellent. I've order 2 yrs in a row from them, refer friends to them, and wood order again. You can't beat their prices. Great reliable plants, great prices, and super customer service. What more could a gardener desire.
|On May 19, 2009, Blackbelt_Lizzy La Grange Park, IL wrote:
Wow! I was very impressed with both the plants and especillay the service from Graceful Gardens. Amanda is wonderful. I will definitely order from them again. The plants are a super value for the price and they are growing well already.
|On May 15, 2009, turtlefuns Woburn, MA wrote:
WOW! good sized plants, great customer care, shipping was right on time and I AM IMPRESSED! will shop with these guys again and again! many thanks!!!!!
|On Apr 16, 2009, Pupula Greenwich, CT wrote:
There is no better nursery out there for Delphs. I am writing to report that evey delph I bought from them survived the winter and is doing well this year. Their plants are lush, beautiful specimens. You can tell that they simply pamper every one of them before they send them to you. This year I contacted Amanda because I couldn't find my order and I didn't want to overbuy at my local nursery, she found it within minutes and emailed me back! UNBELIEVABLE GREAT CUSTOMER SERVICE!! And get this when I noticed on my order I had already bought some Jacob's Ladder from my local nursery she changed my order to accomodate a different variety of plant immediately, she is amazing! I love this company and look forward to ordering from them every year. Thanks so much Graceful Gardens, keep up the fabulous work!
|On Jul 9, 2008, Riverbirch12 Lancaster, VA wrote:
I cannot say enough about this company. I have bought for several years now and their product is way above average. The customer service is, you known, the way things used to be. Amanda is just wonderful.
|On Jul 5, 2008, DHAUSERNY Elmira, NY wrote:
Never have I purchased plants of such size, healthfulness, and performing ability! The perennials I ordered last year are all thriving and far ahead of 2nd-year plants purchased elsewhere. And the annuals from this year are so far beyond my expectations that I find it hard to believe! No longer will I have to wait until midseason to enjoy such color. And finally I have found hollihocks and delphiniums that will thrive in my semi-shaded yard.
|On May 22, 2008, Twonewfs Belgium, WI (Zone 5a) wrote:
I had ordered from GG a few years ago and remember it being a pretty good experience so I'm surprised I didn't leave a review then. Yesterday I got an order I placed in March. WOW. These plants have the topgrowth you'd expect to see in a nursery gallon I think.
On May 28th, 2009, Twonewfs added the following:
Ordered again (third time now). The plants were beautiful, the transaction was hassle free and once again I was blown away by the customer service. This place is definitely a favorite of mine.
|On May 21, 2008, Sabrina1978 Gibsonburg, OH wrote:
I too, have had a great experience with Graceful Gardens! I ordered two flats (now I wish I had ordered three, lol) and within three days after arrival I plopped them in the ground. - After being hardened off of course......They all were healthy and had lots of nice white roots.
|On May 4, 2008, delphinelara Denver, CO wrote:
For the third year in a row, I was totally happy with my order. Gorgeous plants, healthy, well packed, and right on time. A plus!
|On Apr 25, 2008, quasymoto Bloomfield, IA (Zone 5b) wrote:
I have ordered from Amanda and Mark a few times now and I just have to say that with all the plants that I have ever ordered from any company they do the absolute best job in growing and packing and the plants are SO VERY HEALTHY.
|On Mar 12, 2008, mollyjenning Cos Cob, CT wrote:
Last spring I ordered for the first time from this terrific company. Each plant in all three of the flats were beautiful and healthy. I am about to complete my spring 2008 order with them today (they have a special going until March 15), but I wanted to first share my experience with my garden friends.
|On Feb 14, 2008, capemama Litchfield, CT wrote:
I love Graceful Gardens!!! The plants are gorgeous, the customer service is superior and prices are the best I've found. They have become my first source for my gardening needs. I highly reccomend them.
|On Jan 19, 2008, SantaFeTrail Santa Fe, NM wrote:
The Dowdeswell delphiniums received in May 2007 were strong and healthy and were outstanding performers in my Zone 5 garden. These are delphiniums that are rather difficult to find in my neck of the woods so I was very happy to learn of Graceful Gardens last year. I'm ordering another tray of them for Spring 08 and expanding the order to include other trays of miscellaneous perennials and a few annuals. I'm impressed with their quality, value, and responsiveness to customers. Highly recommended.
|On Jun 10, 2007, careymiller Westminster, MA (Zone 5b) wrote:
This year was my first year ordering from Graceful Gardens and they are awesome. Any questions I had, Amanda answered personally - and extremely quickly. I received 3 flats (96 plants!) of beautiful, healthy plants in mid-May and planted them in 1 - 2 weeks after I got them, when it finally stopped raining. Every single plant is thriving! In the past when I've purchased mail order plants, I have never had the entire order survive after planting. Not the case with Graceful Gardens, and you can't beat their prices! I can't wait to order from them again. I highly recommend them!