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Positive ncbill
(11 reviews)
On Jun 13, 2015, ncbill West Jefferson, NC wrote:

As good as it gets.

I had a couple of questions, which Belle very quickly answered.

I placed my order...easy shopping cart and checkout.

My order was processed and shipped immediately.

I received big, beautiful, healthy plants that were an incredible value.

What else can you hope for?

Looking forward to shopping with wonderful company again.

Positive tsalage
(2 reviews)
On Apr 26, 2014, tsalage Ashland City, TN wrote:

Just received my first order and will definitely continue to patronize this company. Nice healthy plants (hellebores) securely packed and wrapped in damp newspapers which will be added to my compost heap.

Positive kimmydg
(4 reviews)
On Nov 2, 2013, kimmydg Pittsburgh, PA (Zone 6a) wrote:

i ordered a daylily from this company recently and i am very happy with my purchase. supposedly the daylily i ordered are two or three fans, but i received a big healthy clump instead. maybe six fans at least? well packed, came with a beautiful tag. thank you very much!

Positive yumabase
(4 reviews)
On Sep 10, 2013, yumabase Youngstown, NY wrote:

Green Thumbs Galore went way beyond there responsibility to help me with a shipping problem.
The U.S.P.S. Really screwed up delivery of plants that I ordered. They are lost in "postal hell"
Belle was very responsive and responded quickly and did everything she possibly could have,
Including giving me a credit for the cost of the lost plants, and responding to me on the weekend, when they are closed.
Unfortunately I can't rate there plants, but for service, there the best.

Positive Jcmeinster
(4 reviews)
On Apr 5, 2013, Jcmeinster Conroe, TX wrote:

Well , there's no surprise there's only positive feedback and happy faces to this company . A company that stands behind it's products is a good company . I didn't have to send another email , I been told , be patience , give it some time ... Next email I received was : -Are they doing good ? , I said : - No . And They didn't hesitate to send a replacement . Everything else I bought from them is doing great . Good size plants ,
Well rooted , reasonable shipping charge , excellent communication .
Thank You !

Positive mygardens
(3 reviews)
On Nov 29, 2012, mygardens Croton-on-Hudson, NY (Zone 6b) wrote:

I just received some plants that I ordered and was pleasantly surprised. Many mail order companies send plants that are weak and fragile. These were bigger than expected, communication was excellent, packing was superb, instructions for each plant were included, prices reasonable for the size and quality of the plants. Will buy more from GTG.

Positive karenmsmith7
(5 reviews)
On Sep 30, 2012, karenmsmith7 Chicago, IL (Zone 5b) wrote:

Ordered two hellebores and received very nice plants at the time promised. They came with clear planting instructions, and even told how to induce the plants to produce seed. Good selection of hellebores at reasonable prices.

Positive virginiarose
(64 reviews)
On Sep 10, 2012, virginiarose Portsmouth, VA (Zone 8a) wrote:

I ordered some Helleborus a couple of months ago for fall shipping, then was able to add a couple of yellow Coneflowers, which I was very happy about. I received a shipping confirmation and the plants arrived on time and well packed. I love these Helleborus 'Red Lady', so glad she had these at such a good price. Nice roots should establish quickly and bloom first year. I like that! :)

Positive sayhi2jane
(3 reviews)
On May 11, 2012, sayhi2jane Windermere, FL wrote:

This was my first order from this company and WOW!!! My coneflowers looked awesome great price and super fast shipping.

Positive sglennen
(3 reviews)
On Apr 4, 2012, sglennen Columbia, MD (Zone 7a) wrote:

I ordered some day lilies from this company. They were shipped promptly and arrived in great shape. I wanted 10 of one variety and the plants that arrived divided out into 12.

Positive russellbutler
(2 reviews)
On Mar 21, 2012, russellbutler Lone Oak, TX wrote:

I have purchased many daylilies from many companies. I have never received better, healther or more reasonably priced plants. They were each carefully wraped and a plant marker was included with each plant. I am already preparing another order.

Positive iowhen
(8 reviews)
On Oct 5, 2011, iowhen Iowa City, IA (Zone 5a) wrote:

Received bare root daylillies and irises. They look healthy, are of generous size, and cautiously packed. Received lots of communication, this business really aims to please.

Positive themikesmom
(34 reviews)
On Oct 3, 2011, themikesmom Concord, NC wrote:

My son purchased me some Helen Collingwood historic TB Iris fans from here for my Birthday this October,and they were the largest healthiest TB Iris Fans I've ever seen, they also threw in 2 huge extras of this same wonderful historic variety as well, and all of these gigantic fans still had additional healthy baby plants attached that could be seperated off too. Also, last but most importantly, this company is willing to take orders and ship plants way into the Fall where as most iris growers won't take orders after June and wont ship after August, they both took my son's order and shipped in October, Just fantastic!!!. Just wonderful people to do buisness with, and they will always have both my sons buisness and mine as well for years to come. Sandra.

Positive hairyjo
(19 reviews)
On Apr 5, 2011, hairyjo Danville, CA wrote:

I ordered Summertime Blues Campanula. It arrived very large and healthy. It's in my garden now!

Positive nymegen
(20 reviews)
On Apr 3, 2011, nymegen Windham, ME (Zone 5a) wrote:

Large,beautiful and well rooted hellebores,some of them were even flowering.Excellent packaging and prices.Will definitively order from them again

Positive happygogarden1
(2 reviews)
On Dec 16, 2010, happygogarden1 Soddy Daisy, TN (Zone 6a) wrote:

The hellabores are to die for!

Positive AU3Delta
(4 reviews)
On Nov 8, 2010, AU3Delta Mableton, GA wrote:

I ordered two types of Hellebore (Lenten Rose) from Green Thumbs Galore via two separate avenues (one via Bonanza and the other on their website). Their site was very clear about which type would bloom this coming spring and which would take another year or so to mature (so they keep your expectations realistic). Both orders shipped beautifully and arrived in excellent, healthy condition. Belle even managed to get them to me in time for me to get them in the ground before I went out of town for vacation. She also included a sweet hand written note wishing me a nice trip. I will definitely use them again and I look forward to seeing my new flowers this spring!!

Positive churndash54
(2 reviews)
On Sep 2, 2010, churndash54 Beacon, NY wrote:

The iris I ordered came immediately and were huge, healthy, vigorous.
I can't wait to see them bloom, but of course I have to. Should be well worth it. The price was right, too. THANKS

Positive Steve_in_NC
(2 reviews)
On Jul 9, 2010, Steve_in_NC Monroe, NC (Zone 8a) wrote:

I have been very well satisfied with this company. On my most recent order, there was a delay before the item could be shipped. Owner Belle kept me well informed by email regarding the order's progress. This unusual personal touch is very much appreciated.

When the stock arrived it was securely packed and in very good condition. I highly recommend Green Thumbs Galore. -- SteveF.

Positive calle
(5 reviews)
On Jul 2, 2010, calle Centre, AL (Zone 7b) wrote:

Ordered two Ruby Frost coreopsis on monday and received the plants Wednesday. The pint plants were healthy and one was in bloom. They came securely wrapped and boxed, but could have used more moisture. Will order from here again.

Positive Florida9
(12 reviews)
On Nov 1, 2009, Florida9 Palm Harbor, FL (Zone 9b) wrote:

My first order from GTG was for just two canna rhizomes. They were delivered to FL in 3 days! The shipment contained one large rhizome of each with multiple shoots already growing. Also included were two or three decent sized smaller rhizomes, allowing me to start a nice little clump of each for a ridiculously small investment. I will definitely buy here again.

Positive Tex68
(6 reviews)
On Jul 22, 2009, Tex68 Long Branch, NJ (Zone 7a) wrote:

I ordered Echinacea Tangerine Dream and Coral Reef from this company through ebay. Belle (owner?) was so helpful, understanding, and very informative, despite it took me several days to pay because I was away for 4 days.
Shipping was fast and I received huge and very healthy plants for a quart size. The Tangerine Dream already got a flower and another bloom on the way. That was really a surprise for me.
Prices were very reasonable especially at the size of the plants.
I will order from them again for other varieties. They're one of the best.

Positive Iris_Place
(9 reviews)
On Jun 24, 2009, Iris_Place Saint Charles, MO wrote:

Just got the second order this year from them, both orders were in great shape, fast delivery, well one was fast, first order I made in Feb. and they weren't shipping yet. All around good experience. Bought the newer echinacea's both times. Will buy again DThomas.

Positive StellysPapa
(26 reviews)
On May 22, 2009, StellysPapa Dothan, AL (Zone 8a) wrote:

I had made me a new canna bed this spring, and had put strictly City of Portland rhizomes in it. After they started to come up and I saw I had space for more, I ordered 10 from Greenthumbsgalore, at a very reasonable cost. I got them within a 2 week period and they too are up and growing.
Greenthumb is now using Google Checkout, not Pay-Pal. If it had been Pay-pal, I would not have placed the order.
I would recommend this nursery to any and all my friends.

Positive amorecuore
(5 reviews)
On May 15, 2009, amorecuore Ft Lauderdale, FL (Zone 10a) wrote:

I have ordered Echinacea plants from GreenThumbsGalore on two separate occasions. I received timely shipping and well packaged healthy plants that had no problems adapting to their new home. I would recommend this company to anyone considering purchasing their products.

Positive davis1676
(20 reviews)
On May 4, 2009, davis1676 Disputanta, VA (Zone 7a) wrote:

My order came in quickly & the plants were exceptionally big and healthy. Prices are very fair. AAA+++

Positive fpgill
(25 reviews)
On Apr 29, 2009, fpgill lexington, MA (Zone 6a) wrote:

A big thumbs up for Green Thumbs Galore! Nice plants, very well packaged, arrived in great condition. Bearded iris divisions are huge!

Positive kentstar
(39 reviews)
On Apr 15, 2009, kentstar Ravenna, OH (Zone 5b) wrote:

Great company to do business with! Thankyou!
I had ordered 3 echinacea from them last fall. One Tiki Torch, one Tomato Soup, and one Mac and Cheese. The Tiki Torch was sent out immediately. I knew the other two would be sent out in spring, as they are new for 2009. So, expecting the other two this spring, I just received all three! Even the one that I already got last fall!
I would definitely do business with them again! Fast shipping too!

Positive Patt52
(9 reviews)
On Apr 3, 2009, Patt52 Rydal, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:

I received my order a few days ago, and couldn't be happier!
Everything arrived on time and very healthy looking. Belle was very nice and helpful! Would order again for sure!

Positive meplant
(8 reviews)
On Mar 18, 2009, meplant kelso, WA (Zone 8a) wrote:

This was a fabulous purchase from GTG...The plants were VERY healthy and great sized and packaged VERY good...Belle was excellent to work with and I will abxolutely buy from them again :)

Positive echinaceamaniac
(15 reviews)
On Feb 10, 2009, echinaceamaniac (Clint) Medina, TN (Zone 7b) wrote:

I ordered Echinacea Meringue from them last August. They indicated on their site that they had several in stock. They never sent the plant. Supposedly they will send one this spring, but why did the site indicate my plant was in stock? They also bill through PayPal so I was charged immediately for the plant I still haven't received. I don't like paying for a plant and waiting till the next year to receive it, especially when I'm charged $16.44 for a single Echinacea plant.

On February 10th, 2009, echinaceamaniac added the following:

They refunded my money to PayPal. Overall, my impression is still negative of this experience. I don't understand why their site indicates they have plants in stock and available and then you order one and it suddenly isn't available now. Had I known the plant wasn't available, I would have ordered from another company. Did a rabbit eat it or something?
On February 10th, 2009, echinaceamaniac changed the rating from negative to neutral and added the following:

I changed my rating to Neutral. This seems like a mix up and I'm willing to try them again.
On February 26th, 2009, echinaceamaniac changed the rating from neutral to negative and added the following:

I was willing to change my rating to neutral but this person is still blaming me because she didn't have her inventory up to date. I was going to give her another chance and she indicated that she won't sell me plants. You can't build a business and blame your customers like that. Just beware that this company doesn't have up to date inventory on their site. They also bill you immediately via paypal even if they don't have the plant in stock.
On July 24th, 2009, echinaceamaniac changed the rating from negative to positive and added the following:

On Feb 10, 2009, Green Thumbs Galore responded with:

"On Feb 10, 2009 2:33 PM, Green Thumbs Galore responded with:

My apologies.
This plant was purchased as a gift to someone else. You were notified that the plant was not going to be available until spring because of crop failure in the fall and given the option to cancel your order or wait. you chose to wait and you have not contacted me since.
Your order has been canceled and a refund has been issued to you through your PayPal account.
happy growing in 2009.

On Feb 10, 2009 3:01 PM, Green Thumbs Galore added:

I notified you in the fall with an explanation of what happened (TC stage 3 failure) and at that time you elected to wait for the plant to be shipped in spring.
The plant is available for spring shipping 2009. I start spring shipments in March.

once again, my apologies.

Positive dpoitras
(3 reviews)
On Sep 6, 2008, dpoitras Upstate, NY (Zone 5a) wrote:

Would recommend this company highly. Very satisfied with my order. Will order again in the spring!

Positive iris28
(19 reviews)
On Aug 28, 2008, iris28 (dana)Owensboro, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

if it was based on the plant alone id give a negative . i got a daylily night beacon. it was so small and dry . for the same price i could have gotten it at a daylily auction alot bigger . but communication was good and shipping was prompt

On September 2nd, 2008, iris28 added the following:

i did send an email tonight through daves garden i hadnt gotten the chance ,also i couldnt find the email address . the websight automatically opens an email application that i dont have set up , so i couldnt view the email address . the plants root system was very tiny . it was a tiny division . it had green leaves but the roots were so dry and tiny . it could have been packed with some moisture . i was just shocked . i expected to get a blooming size single fan of night beacon . not a tiny baby that i have to nurse back to health and wait 2 yrs to bloom.i will change my rating if my email is responded to in a satisfactory way . as i said she was nice and comunication was good .
On September 2nd, 2008, iris28 added the following:

i did send an email tonight through daves garden i hadnt gotten the chance ,also i couldnt find the email address . the websight automatically opens an email application that i dont have set up , so i couldnt view the email address . the plants root system was very tiny . it was a tiny division . it had green leaves but the roots were so dry and tiny . it could have been packed with some moisture . i was just shocked . i expected to get a blooming size single fan of night beacon . not a tiny baby that i have to nurse back to health and wait 2 yrs to bloom.i will change my rating if my email is responded to in a satisfactory way . as i said she was nice and communication was good .
On September 2nd, 2008, iris28 changed the rating from neutral to positive and added the following:

im changing my rating to a positive because my purchase was refunded . and the customer service is great .
On Aug 28, 2008, Green Thumbs Galore responded with:


On Aug 28, 2008 4:39 PM, Green Thumbs Galore added:

This customer never contacted us about any problem with their order.

Night Beacon is one of varieties which went summer dormant during our unseasonal heat wave in Tennessee this year.

Positive WinterStinks
(13 reviews)
On May 21, 2008, WinterStinks Peabody, MA wrote:

I ordered a couple of plants off Ebay from GTG and they were shipped promptly and securely. They were healthy larger plants and have been growing nicely since being planted. I would certainly considering purchasing from them again.

Positive kyly72
(3 reviews)
On Apr 27, 2008, kyly72 Cumberland, MD wrote:

I ordered a couple of plants from this company and they were nice larger than expected healthy looking plants!I was very pleased with my order and will order again and recommend to others! Thanks Belle a pleasure doing business with you! Tony

Positive GeneralLee1956
(2 reviews)
On Apr 5, 2008, GeneralLee1956 Huntington, WV wrote:

On Saturday, March 29th, I placed an online order for several varieties of Irises, Cannas, and a few Brugs.

Communication was quick and excellent, and I received my order (minus the Brugs which will ship later) within 3 business days. Not only was that very impressive, but the plants were in EXCELLENT condition, had very healthy roots, and nice growth on the Irises. I would definatly order from them again, and I highly recommend this company to others.

On May 10th, 2008, GeneralLee1956 added the following:

Btw, the Brugs arrived in nicer size and in a healthier state then I could have ever imagined. Great packing, fast delivery, healthy... not much more one could ask for.
Positive Gourd
(22 reviews)
On Feb 26, 2008, Gourd Mesilla Park, NM wrote:

I purchased 5 cuttings of Confederate Rose and was extremely surprised and happy.. I was sent a rooted cutting and a total of 8 very healthy cuttings. I would purchase again any time.

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