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Re: bulbmeister


I've purchased from Old House a couple of times, they are a tad expensive
for me with a limited selection.  However, they do carry some nice species
lilies which I got last time and I really like them.  The owners are very
nice and conscientious about making sure their customers are pleased.
We don't get enough sunshine here for freesias, but Sternbergia have done
well. I dig cannas and store in vermiculite.

Kitty
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Johnson Cyndi D Civ AFFTC/ITSR" <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Tuesday, January 04, 2005 6:37 PM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] bulbmeister


> Every year I take pictures in spring of the empty spots in the garden that
> could use bulbs. For the last couple years though I haven't gotten around
to
> ordering any; this summer I figure I will find a couple companies I
haven't
> bought anything from before and give them a try. I have to admit I am a
> sucker for the Old House Gardens catalog, I like the heirlooms. Summer
bulbs
> tend to be a little trickier for me, we get cold enough in the winter that
> things like lycoris aren't real happy, but not so cold to make it worth
> digging them. I do bring one pot of cannas into my greenhouse so they can
> grow all winter.  The previous owner of our house apparently planted
> freesias outside at one point, which I haven't bothered digging up, and
> every few years one will come through the winter warm enough to flower.
> Always startles me to see it.
>
> Cyndi
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
Behalf
> Of kmrsy@comcast.net
> Sent: Tuesday, January 04, 2005 3:03 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] bulbmeister
>
>
> thanks Cyndi. In that case I guess I shouldn't include them as a source
for
> my summer bulb talk this spring. But if their new list does become
available
> ( I sent an email asking to be notified) I might just order a few things
> from them. I have only found positive feedback about them online.
>
>
> Kitty
>
> -------------- Original message -------------- 
>
> > Their website comes up okay for me. I haven't ordered from them myself
> > but
> > the selection looked acceptable - nothing amazing, but the prices are
> > decent; most bulbs even if cheap tend to grow. But there's a line on
their
>
> > catalog page that says it's closed until spring of 05 for nursery
> > relocation.
> >
> > Cyndi
> >
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> Behalf
> > Of kmrsy@comcast.net
> > Sent: Tuesday, January 04, 2005 2:35 PM
> > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > Subject: [CHAT] bulbmeister
> >
> >
> > Cyndi - or anyone else out there. What do you know about
> > www.bulbmeister.com
> > in Arkansas?
> >
> > They seem to offer some wonderful stuff, but there is no hint of a
> > spring
> > catalog and all the graphics come up as x'd boxes for me. Wondering if
> they
> > would be safe to try.
> >
> >
> > Cyndi has it listed as:
> > BULBMEISTER.COM
> > 4407 Town Vu Road
> > Bentonville AR 72712
> > 479-685-1339
> > Hardy as well as tender bulbs. Most of the common hardy types; tender
> bulbs
> > include Lycoris, Habranthus and Zephyranthus. Order online; ships to
> > continental U.S. only. No print catalog.
> >
> > Quality: unknown
> > Price: $$
> > Service: unknown
> > Variety: Average
> >
> > Kitty
> >
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