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Old 11-25-2012, 09:53 PM   #101 (permalink)
 
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I've never ordered from Wellspring Gardens myself, their eBay reputation is exceptional. 46,000+ feed back, 99.7% positive.

I'd certainly feel safe buying from them, in fact, they have some stuff I'm kinda interested in getting now that you mention it...........



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I know this is about Florida hill but I was wondering about wellspring gardens. never ordered from them but they have a few things I want. anyone have any good/bad experences with them? Florida hill does have some things I want but I'll try every other source before I go that route.
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Ive ordered vanilla, pineapple, fig, coffee, cardamom, cinnamon, bay laurel and kiwi plants from WellspringGardens. All plants were packaged securely, arrived promptly, and are growing vigorously. They offer excellent products at reasonable prices. I highly recommend Wellspring.
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Old 11-26-2012, 12:49 AM   #104 (permalink)
 
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I've ordered a handful of plants from Wellspring and was happy with them. They were correctly labelled (i.e., the plants I ordered, not something else), did well, and the price was right. The low price reflects the small size of the plants you get. If you are OK with small plants recently out of TC, I wouldn't hesitate to order from Wellspring.
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Old 11-26-2012, 12:26 PM   #105 (permalink)
 
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Ive ordered several Musa, orchids, and Alocasia from Florida hills. All the plants grew and did well. However, as 2 of the banana's matured I started to notice something odd about them. 1. was a Musa dwarf orinoco 2. was a Ensete snow banana. Both looked exactly like the Ensete glaucum snow banana with thickened base. I emailed Florida hills and politely asked if there had been a mistake. They responded with "oh no, we have triple name tag checking upon shipping". Yeah, whatever....They couldnt even admit to their failure to properly tag the right species.
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Ordered and received four plants from Wellspring in the past. Arrived in good shape. Small but that's what I paid for. I am good with their efforts and they seem to communicate well.
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Old 11-27-2012, 02:04 PM   #107 (permalink)
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I ordered from Wellspring Gardens several times, very nice condition plants. They also replace if there is a problem with plants not making it within reason.
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Kind of funny:

Any Experience with Florida Hill Nursery? - Fruit & Orchards Forum - GardenWeb

and sad too. Shawn posted on that forum while he was posting on this one, and he portrayed two entirely different people. there, he is shawn, the owner of FHN, here, he is a "customer." wow. i really don't know what to say,the sheer, well, stupidity, of some people never ceases to amaze me. He's on that forum at the same time as this one.?.?.?

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I wish Wellspring had a better selection.

One point about the cheap TC places. It does offer a newbie like me a chance to give it a go without breaking the bank open.

Florida Hills plants have been good up till this year when I got a Musa Veinte Cohol that is very weak. Like others though I did get a Namwah for a blue Java
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Not sure if it's been mentioned on here but I just bought an Ice Cream from this place, I requested the biggest and most healthy one they had and they put it in the order for the picker, they were so nice and courteous. Tons of varieties too.

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Not sure if it's been mentioned on here but I just bought an Ice Cream from this place, I requested the biggest and most healthy one they had and they put it in the order for the picker, they were so nice and courteous. Tons of varieties too.

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Not sure if it's been mentioned on here but I just bought an Ice Cream from this place, I requested the biggest and most healthy one they had and they put it in the order for the picker, they were so nice and courteous. Tons of varieties too.

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Dang, I wish I would have read the reviews before I ordered from them, I haven't received my order yet so I can't comment on the quality of their plants, but I will post a picture as soon as it arrives. My other plant I ordered from Wellspring, and it was in shabby condition when it arrived.
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Not sure if it's been mentioned on here but I just bought an Ice Cream from this place.
You probably ordered an Ice Cream, but bought a Namwah from that place.
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Is there any easy way to tell just by looking at it?
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I know this thread is old, but just wanted to put my 2 cents in.
I ordered 5 Musa Basjoo banana plants from Florida Hill Nursery. Fairly affordable. Fast Shipping. Plants packaged and protected well, arrived in great condition. Mine were all about 12" tall. I also ordered from Greenearth Publishing, and got them 2 days ago. Got a Super Dwarf Cavendish, a dwarf cavendish and a California Gold. They were $8.00 a piece, and were all about 16" tall, looking a lot nicer than the other ones I had received from FH Nursery. Very Pleased
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Yeah, i think it's more about the guy behind it than the quality. I think i will probably place an order there, simply because of the pricing. I don't havean unlimited budget, you know
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The plants I ordered from them were definitely in good condition, but they weren't the varieties I ordered. The price is right, provided you don't care if you get the right variety.
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