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|On May 12, 2021, 88699 Cohocton, NY wrote:
SIMPLY THE BEST FOR HELLEBORES
|On May 10, 2017, glendower West Park, NY wrote:
I ordered a flat of 36 seedlings from Pine Knot Farms. They were delivered when I asked and were well packed. The soil was still wet when I opened the box. The seedlings themselves were all beautiful and healthy, most of them with quite dense root balls. The more roots, the better. And you can't beat the price! $99 for 36 hellebores. I'll shop here again, for sure.
|On May 17, 2016, Spacefarmer Highland Park, NJ wrote:
Great quality Helleborus plants, large selection, very good packing and quick shipping. Shipping may appear to be a bit expensive, but the packaging is really done well and the per plant prices are excellent. The website could be slightly more user friendly with respect to navigation, so be diligent to explore it in order to see the very large selection they have.
|On Apr 7, 2016, crazy4brugs Kansasville, WI (Zone 5a) wrote:
Posted on May 21, 2015, updated April 7, 2016
On April 7th, 2016, crazy4brugs added the following:
Another order from Pine Knot Farms and the quality is outstanding. Nice size plants for the money.
|On May 1, 2015, bobec Chapel Hill, NC wrote:
I have been growing Hellebores for the past five years and became intrigued by the double flowered varieties. One day I way doing some online searches and came upon the Pine Knot Farm Hellebore nursery in Clarksville, VA site. They had every color double flowered Hellebore that I wanted. After buying 17 of their small plants and 7 of their larger sized plants I was excited to have found Pine Knot Farms as a source for Hellebores. I planted my new small plants in a prepared raised bed. Some of these had no new leaves yet but had 2-4 small old growth leaves still holding on. After a month or so seven of the small plants did not break dormancy and showed no signs of doing so. I contacted Pine Knot Farms by e-mail and explained the situation. In a short time I received an e-mail reply that they would replace the seven plants that did not break dormancy. I received the placements by UPS in a few days . They were packaged well and arrived in excellent condition. I could not be more pleased with Pine Knot Farms and their quality plants and service.
|On May 22, 2014, Clove Union City, NJ wrote:
I ordered six Hellebores which I received right away. Pine Knot Farms excels on all counts: Excellent customer service--excellent packaging & shipping to New Jersey--and excellent hellebores. The plants are extremely healthy & beautiful. I will definitely order from Pine Knot Farms again.
|On Mar 29, 2014, Patty57 Wake Forest, NC (Zone 7b) wrote:
Each year I make it a point to attend Pine Knot Farms Hellebore Festival in February. It's a lovely experience and I have gone home with such beautiful plants that have grown so well in my garden beds. Would highly recommend this Nursery.
|On Apr 28, 2012, jlghertner Sodus, NY wrote:
Perfect retailer. Their hellebores are of superior quality and much more hardy than I have received from many other places. I have been dealing with this family for several years. They ship when I request and have replaced any plants that do not survive (probably three plants out of ~40) the worst weather in the Continental US (my opinion, of course): upstate NY on Lake Ontario where we get heavy snows, extreme cold with common temperature changes of 50 degrees in a matter of hours, severe ice storms, drought and heavy rains, all of which can occur in one spring season.
|On Mar 6, 2012, AuntieFlo Philadelphia, PA wrote:
Iíve never ORDERED from Pine Knot Farms but I bought plants in September 2010 when they were an invited vendor at the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society members' day.
|On Aug 11, 2010, BobPlant Melrose, MA wrote:
Ordered from them twice. Excellent experience. Judith is professional and quick to respond. I am now in possession of several very healthy and substantial Hellebores. Well packaged and fine on arrival. Good value. Highly recommended.
|On Mar 20, 2010, Ashley99 Gloucester, MA wrote:
Great service, immediate response to my email and lightning fast turnaround. Plants look robust. A+
|On Jul 25, 2009, avacon Somerville, MA wrote:
I ordered a number of hellebores and some hosta from Pine Knot Farms. They showed up amazingly well-packed and in great condition. The plants are also of a great size, and they had a good selection. I would certainly recommend them to anyone looking to order hellebores.
|On Jan 18, 2009, skaggs88 Spicewood, TX wrote:
I was searching for a particular iris in the early fall and had only found it listed in a very, very few online nurseries. However the plant was always sold out, but then I saw Pine Knots had the iris listed on their website so I called the company. The gentleman who answered was so pleasant. He told me he would go "down" and see if he still had any remaining. I told him that I would love to have as many as five plants if he had them. I gave him my credit card info and he said that he would charge the card appropriately.
|On Jan 1, 2009, 4estspyrit Otis, OR wrote:
I ordered a Mrs.Betty Ranicar Hellebore from Pine Knot last summer to plant on my Kitty's grave. The gentleman who answered the phone and put my order through was so kind and helpful! He helped me choose the variety for my area (Mid Oregon Coast) and it arrived in wonderful condition, lovingly packed. It is growing very well and just came through a week of snow! I will definitely order from Pine Knot Farms again.
|On Apr 30, 2008, juanwillis Winchester, MA (Zone 6a) wrote:
I've ordered hellebores twice from Pine Knot Farms; once in the Fall with their 1.5 gallon sizes, and once in the spring with their 1 quart sizes. Both times the plants were of terrific quality and size--it was really impressive to open the box and see what's inside. The owners have been very friendly on the phone as well. I'll look forward to ordering from Pine Knot again.
|On Apr 23, 2008, wyldeflwr Laurel, MD (Zone 7a) wrote:
I received plants from the co-op hosted by flowrgirl1 and could not believe how large, how healthy and well developed the root system was on the plants. These plants are excellent and I would recommend them to anyone.
|On Apr 23, 2008, MollyD1953 Columbia, TN (Zone 7b) wrote:
Participated in flowrgirl1 co-op with them. Hellebores I received were excellent! Really great value for the money.
|On Mar 20, 2008, flowrgirl1 Winston-Salem, NC (Zone 7a) wrote:
I am doing a co op with Pine Knot as I write this and i must say they are great! Judith answers my emails everyday, quickly! The prices are great as well. I will post more when the co op is finished.
On April 16th, 2008, flowrgirl1 added the following:
I received the hellebores today and couldnt be happier! They are very large and healthy for one year old plants. Excellant packing as well. I would and will recomend pine knot to all who are looking for first class treatment and hellebores. A+++
|On Nov 29, 2007, kkirschbaum Newburyport, MA (Zone 6b) wrote:
I just received my first order of hellebores from PKF and am pleased to say that the service was perfect. All the plants are sturdy and healthy, the sizes seem larger than the "quarts" other mail order nurseries have sent me, and the shipment arrived quickly and very well packed. The owner is extremely knowledgeable and seems very willing to share information about the plants even before an order is placed. All in all, highly recommended for service, and they have a wide and unusually broad selection of hellebore species and cultivars not necessarily easily found elsewhere.
|On Mar 19, 2007, declfi Fenton, MO (Zone 6b) wrote:
Nice plants and fast shipping
|On Mar 7, 2007, ladyisle Bohemia, NY (Zone 7a) wrote:
I just received my hellebores today and am very happy with their size and condition. The pots are larger than the "quarts" and "gallons" that other mail order nurseries use. Buying from the grower was a great experience as they know what they are talking about when they describe their stock.
|On Nov 8, 2006, tbuff Nellysford, VA (Zone 6a) wrote:
The owner was extremely helpful and a wealth of information on hellebores. He helped me decide upon the best varieties for my collection-and what variety! The plants were very well packaged and healthy. I would definitely order from this company again.
|On Apr 27, 2006, rosephan Hopatcong, NJ wrote:
SUPER plants. Plants arrived in 3 days to my NJ location with the best packaging I have ever seen. Three were BLOOMING. Even their small size plants are huge compared to what you get from other places. Very healthy green plants with huge root systems. Would not hesitate to order from them again.
|On Sep 14, 2005, AS (Zone 7a) wrote:
The plants were fresh, very healthy, and packed well enough to survive abuse by UPS. I was afraid of what I'd find when I saw the box - it was slightly smashed, the tape had come partly off, and there was a little dirt around the top. But the plants came through it all just fine and look like I picked them up at the nursery.
On July 26th, 2007, AS added the following:
I highly recommend their seedlings. The seedlings I bought two years ago were obviously healthy and have done splendidly. They bloomed this spring, and I like them even better than the blooming-size plant I got (which was nice, too).
|On May 7, 2005, smilingpoppy Groveland, MA wrote:
I placed my first order with Pine Knot Farms this spring based on the positive reviews from other gardeners on this site. Judith was such a help with all of my questions and she was willing to hold my order for me while I waited for our record breaking snow to melt. I was thrilled to see the quality and size of my hellebores upon arrival. They have settled in quite nicely and I am happy to recommend PKF to anyone who may be interested in growing these beautiful flowers.
|On Oct 21, 2004, purplepinkpolka Leesburg, VA wrote:
Just got my order from Pine Knot. PKF did a tremendous job (specially shaped cardboard boxes, lots of rubberbands)with packing and the plants are all very healthy. I spoke to Judith, the co-owner, and she was very nice and very responsive. I'd definately buy from PKF again.
|On Sep 22, 2004, slubberdegulion Roanoke, VA (Zone 7a) wrote:
I'm astonished by the size and quality of the helebores I've received! The packaging was very good (almost too good, after a hard day of weeding...very securely packed!) and would have easily made a much longer trip than across the State. I can't wait to see them bloom, their leaves are already becoming.
|On Jan 6, 2004, dckate wrote:
this small company truly impresses me, and not just for its remarkable hellebores. in september, after getting expert advice from a member of pine knot's staff, i ordered boughton beauty and ashwood white hellebores. one plant failed to thrive, but since the rest of the order was so glorious i forgot about it until four months later, when i had the free time to email the company. the owner, judith, responded immediately and graciously, and within two days i had received a spectacular replacement--a far superior plant to the one i paid for.
|On May 18, 2003, Shirley1md Ellicott City, MD (Zone 7a) wrote:
I organized & ran the Helleborus Co-op during the Spring 2003 season. In my opinion, Pine Knot Farms, is a 1st class Nursery, and rates an A+ for the quality & size of their "deep 36 cell-starts" for the Hellebores "Piccadilly Strain", that were ordered through the co-op.
|On Dec 7, 2001, Cheryl_IL (Zone 5b) wrote:
Full-line perennial growers specializing in Hellebores.
On April 2nd, 2003, Cheryl_IL added the following:
Ordered again in Spring/Summer 2002 and forgot to post more feedback but I have to because I'm so pleased (again). The service was great as I expected it to be and so were the plants. In fact, my hellebores from 2002 have lots of buds already!